A small list this week as it’s a holiday in the states. So fewer articles out there, and I’m sure I missed some of them.
My Lessons from Interviewing 400+ Engineers | First Round Review
I’m nowhere near Marco’s experience level interviewing, but his advice in this “interview on interviewing” resonates with my experience. Things that stood out to me:
- Don’t overoptimize on a specific skillset as a startup, since you don’t know what skills you need yet.
- It’s incredibly important (but also quite difficult) to be consistent in your standards across all interviewees
- Team interviewing works better than 1 on 1 interviews for evaluating technical skills and team fit.
Digg’s v4 launch: an optimism born of necessity | Will Larson
An engineering horror story.
Anti-Flow | Rands in Repose
Rands remains my favorite software blog because of his ability to capture truths about the engineer condition with beautiful words.