What Caught My Eye - Week 6


  • I really like Chance the Rapper and James Blake. So news that they're moving in together is terribly exciting to me. The first result of their collaboration has me excited.

    However, this cover of the collaboration is quite possibly even better. I want them to take my money so badly.


  • This little post by tptacek echos most of my thoughts on passion

    There might be nothing in the industry that gets under my skin quite as effectively as engineers making hiring decisions based on the perceived "passion" of candidates. "Passion" doesn't matter. What matters in a job is effectiveness and competence. Effectiveness gets things done. Competence ensures that what's getting done isn't going to backfire and create more work down the line.

    There's a little followup here.