I hacked myself to dig up a piece of my past. I helped a journalist do some journalism! Read all about our ZIP password-cracking adventures.
Lessons learned from scaling a product team. Great read — lots of details about product definition workflow and team composition to crib from.
Jane Spencer Discusses Fusion’s Relaunch. Great background on what’s happening at Fusion.
Use JSON Schema to define schemas for our Controllers. If you care about the future of WP-API, and APIs generally, you should digest this PR thoroughly. Opinions welcome.
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti: ‘It’s not just a site, it’s a whole process’. Fascinating interview touching on macro trends for Buzzfeed. Really cool to see such an investment in media technology. (via Hong)
Startup equity benefits your boss, not you. Why you should be extremely cautious about VC-fueled rocket ships.
The caste system in India. Everything you didn’t know. Excellent lecture from Arundhati Roy.
Remote work: an engineering leader’s perspective. Great read with practical tips.
The Problem With International Development — and a Plan to Fix It. Why my career didn’t end up in international development, in a nutshell.
Move fast and don’t break things. Toy wrote about our TDD practices at Fusion. Notably, I’m looking forward to us taking frontend testing even further. Using QueryPath to validate frontend markup has the great side effect of firing many of the hooks in a typical request — and triggering errors before they happen in production.