These phrases in job listings seem harmless – but they should be a huge red flag

It’s no secret the tech industry is largely white and male. Anyone who doesn’t “fit the mold” faces challenges, from recruitment to the hiring process and throughout their careers. It’s no wonder Silicon Valley has an atrocious attrition rate. What people seldom talk about is how discrimination begins before applicants even get through the door.

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JavaScript Chat Summary for May 30th

Foreword: The topic of integrating a new JavaScript framework in WordPress has proven to be both lively and contentious. The summary that follows is a best effort at an objective and accurate recap, but you are encouraged to review the original Slack transcript for the complete unaltered context ( Slack registration required).

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How ‘Autism Warrior Parents’ Harm Autistic Kids – The Establishment

Parenting approaches differ, but mostly, everything we consider “good parenting” fulfills two basic needs: It makes children feel safe, and it makes them feel loved. Parents and non-parents alike tend to scorn any parenting approach that doesn’t meet these goals.

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How we’ve destroyed user stories – Sherif Mansour – Medium

Somewhere along the journey of our teams transitioning to agile practices we picked up user stories. We got incredibly excited - no longer do we have to write long functional requirements documents, but instead, using short sentence format, we could express what our customers intended to do… requirements without the long documents…

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Elliot is going to be a big sister in December!

2 Likes, 2 Comments – Sarah Gooding (@pollyplummer) on Instagram: “Elliot is going to be a big sister in December!”

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