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Victoria Drake
As I write this, the front page of GitHub.com declares in big bold letters that this is “Where the world builds software.” This is true. In technology …
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When what seems like half the planet noped out of WhatsApp after its terms of service update, applications like Signal (which I highly recommend) saw a…
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Matrix is an open standard for decentralized real-time communication. The specification is production-ready and bridges to tons of silo products like S…
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As a technical person who leads a technical team, I know firsthand that it can be easy to get lost in finishing up your own work before a vacation. It …
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First made available on Victoria.dev. The web that raised me was a digital playground in the truest sense. It was made up of HTML experiments frankenst…
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I used to think that when I wanted to make updates to a project, I ought to hold back and do a big re-launch with all the changes at once. I figured th…
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If you’ve ever half-written a software project before taking a few days off, this is the article you’ll discover you needed when you reopen that IDE. I…
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In the tech teams I lead, “priority” has no plural form. Whether you’re leading a team of people or leading yourself, it’s important to take account of…
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Do you want your team to enjoy your development workflow? Do you think building software should be fun and existentially fulfilling? If so, this is the…
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It’s hard to see something you’re ignoring. Opportunity costs are incurred when you choose one thing over another. If you can only choose one of two op…
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The first people you sell to are the ones who work for you. For a very brief moment a bajillion years ago I was an office manager at a very new marketi…
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