My non-technical interview technique
I recently got some very positive feedback about my interviewing technique, I never really considered what I do to be unique or noteworthy. But, the praise has promoted me to write down how I do things, in case it's valuable to someone else.
Your most important team is...?
Which team would you say is your most important? Where do you spend your time and attention?
It's always about communication
Conway's law keeps on giving.
Would you hire GPT-3 instead of a developer?
OpenAI's ability to generate code can probably pass your early developer screening questions - should you hire it?
Team/trust building exercises seem to be the butt of jokes, but when done right, it's some of the best and highest leveraged time you can spend.
Thinking about thinking (again)
What are your goto mental models about mental models?
Scaling is hard
Money makes the world go round, and money maths and flow drive more than we realize. Two posts, 10 years apart, shine a light on why scaling is hard.
What makes something better is connection
Does a quote about mental health apply to problem-solving?
Can we microdose our way to better days and meetings? Not with psilocybin, but with five minutes of rest?
Some people think you don't need to estimate software development work. I am not so sure.