Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names

kalzumeus.com

It is wild that this piece is 12 years old and constantly gets more relevant with age. I do not get why everyone wants to constantly gate keep names, like you would know better than the one telling you their name.

Medium Workers Union (MWU)

mediumworkersunion.org

Congratulations to the people at Medium! I love seeing unions spread around San Francisco tech companies. Hopefully soon with my employer :3

Women Make

womenmake.com

I stumbled upon this neat community of women makers the other day. Best of all they are trans/nonbinary inclusive.

Tech Sector Job Interviews Assess Anxiety, Not Software Skills

ncsu.edu

I can’t believe it took a study for this to be apparent. I can’t control much of the flow of how job interviews work as an engineer, but I can try my best to make the other person comfortable and relaxed. That is always my goal during interviews. Anything that might make them nervous or anxious I specifically avoid.

Amazonians United Wins PTO for all Amazon Workers

medium.com

“Amazon did not “give” us PTO — we took our PTO from Amazon’s greedy hands. And we have to keep fighting so that Amazon gives us our PTO on top of the sick time we already have.”

App Developers at Glitch Vote To Form Union

cwa-union.org

Congratulations to the employees at Glitch! I hope to see this come to a company near me!

Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos

pbs.org

A two hour documentary about the horrifying truth that is Amazon.

Kickstarter Employees Win Historic Union Election

vice.com

Congratulations to the employees at Kickstarter! I hope to see this come to a company near me!

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