- Software 2.0 – Andrej Karpathy – Medium
Quote: "Software 2.0 is not going to replace 1.0 (indeed, a large amount of 1.0 infrastructure is needed for training and inference to “compile” 2.0 code), but it is going to take over increasingly large portions of what Software 1.0 is responsible for today. Let’s examine some examples of the ongoing transition to make this more concrete…" The ".. increasingly large portions of what Software 1.0 is.." seems like a stretch since the vast majority of code in the world isn’t doing speech recogn…
(categories: ai programming software machinelearning future ml )
- Products Over Projects
Quote: "Traditional enterprise IT has followed the two-pronged city model of permanent “run” teams and on-demand “change teams” i.e. the “projects” approach, and have paid the price in terms of responsiveness to the business. Digital-age business can ill afford to be sluggish in responding to feedback from business stakeholders or the market. Business-capability aligned teams need to have the level of funding, staffing and authority to switch focus or pivot their approach to a problem on the fly…
(categories: agile development software product )
- A Matter of Survival: An Introduction – A Matter of Survival
Fun extrapolation of principles from the Deep Survival book to software engineering from Michael Kelly. Quote: "Perceive, believe, then act Strive to perceive things as they are, not how you wish they were or how you think they ought to be. Believe what you perceive. Then act accordingly."
(categories: softwareengineering thinking mental-models management agile )
- Your company’s Slack is probably sexist — Quartz at Work
Long read but well worth it.
(categories: sexism slack gender communication inclusivity equality )