Looking at whether learning how to be more productive, during work hours, is a reasonable thing to do.
Let’s be honest. When you read this post’s title, you thought it was obvious. Yet, most people don’t follow this simple piece of advice. You know that too, a...
A good read about how getting management buy-in is important to unblock being able to ship code - long delays to get work shipped (to customers) leads to so much inefficiency!
Recommended read: 3 Lines of Code Shouldn’t Take All Day https://devtails.xyz/3-lines-of-code-shouldnt-take-all-day
Recommended read: Scaling productivity on microservices at Lyft (Part 1) https://eng.lyft.com/scaling-productivity-on-microservices-at-lyft-part-1-a2f5d9a77813?gi=6271aeaeb3ac
Recommended read: Scaling productivity on microservices at Lyft (Part 2): Optimizing for fast local development https://eng.lyft.com/scaling-productivity-on-microservices-at-lyft-part-2-optimizing-for-fast-local-development-9f27a98b47ee?gi=46cb2a61f15f
Recommended read: The Path of Madness — brandur.org https://brandur.org/nanoglyphs/029-path-of-madness
Things like this, and very slow build/test/deploy lifecycles are pretty low-hanging fruit - makes a huge difference, as well as making your teams happier!
We recently found that the new 2021 M1 MacBooks cut our Android build times in half. So for a team of 9, $32k of laptops will actually save $100k in productivity over 2022. The break-even point happens at 3 months. TL;DR Engineering hours are much more expensive than laptops!
Jameson (@softwarejameson)Wed, 03 Nov 2021 18:52 GMT
Let's talk about (my) superficial productivity. TLDR: I seem like I am very productive but I'm not doing it in a healthy way so please don't admire my "hustle". Let's focus on mental & physical health instead of productivity & goals 💜
Emma Bostian 🐞 (@EmmaBostian)Wed, 09 Dec 2020 21:16 GMT
How I'm using Android's Digital Wellbeing functionality to reduce endless scrolling of social media, and reduce my reliance on my phone.
Recommended read: Defragmenting your Calendar and your Outlook https://www.hanselman.com/blog/DefragmentingYourCalendarAndYourOutlook.aspx
Recommended read: Quantifying My "Off" Days https://medium.com/hackernoon/quantifying-my-off-days-27e85f5bc157
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