Ridiculously MOSS Terminal Sync Tire Ski Jump TGIF (89)

posted by Jenn

TGIF! – Thank Grohl, Gauss, Glob, Galileo and Science it’s Friday, and again it’s time for our weekly reading recommendations, prepared to help you get some good reading time on your weekend. As usual, they’re curated for you by Jenn. Enjoy!

Open Source

Mozilla MOSS ‘Mission Partners’ makes it rain $385,000 on open source project developers

27 iOS open source libraries to skyrocket your development. You don’t want to miss them. Really.

7 open source terminal games for Linux

The current state of open data in the US government

3 Indian women amongst the finalists of Red Hat’s Open Source Awards


Little Big Details – Your daily does of design inspiration.

Ridiculously detailed typographical analysis of Blade Runner

The Web and Development

On our blog, Jan explains how the Hoodie offline data sync works under the hood (pun intended), what its tradeoffs are, and how you can build your own, in parts one, two, and three.

Release notes are a really interesting engagement opportunity to me—most people don’t read them, but those that do represent a highly targeted audience of very engaged users. Every company with an app has to write them, and I love to see who treats it like an opportunity instead of a chore. Adam Sigel, Great Release Notes

It all started by me trying to solve the age old question of how to properly include modules for deploy processes.Karl Düüna, What I learned from analysing 1.65M versions of Node.js modules in NPM

The Tech World and Culture

3 Unusual Lessons We Learned by Studying Over 16 million Posts (And 100,000 Brands) on Social Media

The realities of organizing a community tech conference: an ill-advised rant

Why are rock stars so common and successful? There’s something deep inside the human psyche that loves rock stars and narcissists. We easily fall under their spell unless we carefully train ourselves to detect them. Narcissists are skilled at making good first impressions, at masking abusive behavior as merely eccentric or entertaining, at taking credit for others’ work, at fitting our (often inaccurate) stereotypes of leaders as self-centered, self-aggrandizing, and overly confident. We tend to confuse confidence with competence, and narcissists are skilled at acting confident.Leigh Honeywell, No more rock stars: how to stop abuse in tech communities

It Really Was Wonderful To Hear You Talk About How You’re Scared All The Time, Episode 43, Reactive podcast

The Business

Words are hard: Building a style guide at Slack (and thinking about how we all communicate at work)

It used to be tough to easily send personalized messages, but dynamic content is changing the game. Dynamic content makes it easy to swap in different copy or imagery based on the subscriber. You don’t have to know how to code to send these messages.7 Ways to Up Your Email Marketing, Campaign Monitor

The Key to Luck Is Being a People Connector

We <3

Tire ski jump!

Entire buildings are being deleted from China’s ‘Street View’ and no-one knows why, WIRED

Toxic masculinity: Dear America, Our Boys Are Hurting

Rabbits against Brexit

Shout outs 📣

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Have a nice weekend!