Welcome to issue 68 of Hacker Bits!
We have a great selection of articles this month covering software estimation, working on hard problems, Julia, staying employed, search architecture, and so much more!
As always, please don't hesitate to let us know if you have any suggestions or feedback! 🙂
- Ray and Maureen
- Command line tools for productive programmers by Adam Gordon Bell
- Software estimation is hard do it anyway by Jacob Kaplan-Moss
- Ask HN: Do you have a process or a framework to learn specific skills quickly?
- Evolution of Search Engines Architecture - Algolia Search Architecture Part 1 by Julien Lemoine
- Why is learning functional programming so damned hard? by Charles Scalfani
- Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extend by Tef
- Evil programmer's tip: avoid "easy" things by Yossi Kreinin
- You don't need to work on hard problems by Ben Kuhn
- Driving engineers to an arbitrary date is a value destroying mistake by Gandalf Hudlow
- You Are Not Lazy or Undisciplined. You Have Internal Resistance by Jane Elliott
- One Bad Apple by Neal Krawetz
- An old hacker's tips on staying employed by Mad Ned
- I went to the office for the first time. I fucking hated it
- What's bad about Julia? by Jakob Nybo Nissen
- Facebook is obstructing our work on disinformation by Laura Edelson and Damon McCoy
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