Roundup: Addresses for the homeless, Facebook, Amazon, Profitable Slackbots, 10x Developers
March 30, 2018
Proxy address - Lawrence R
Proxy address utilises unused addresses to provide those facing homelessness the ability to register for vital services which all require a permanent stable address. Utilising Royal Mail's redirect service means even if you keep moving, the proxy address stays the same.
A guide to how to delete your Facebook account - Elena T
If you were looking for a guide on this, here it is!
How Amazon's Bottomless Appetite Became Corporate America's Nightmare- Elena T
Amazon is among the world's most valuable companies, but nobody understands what it is. This might be good or bad, but probably bad.
The population bomb has been defused - Elena T
Some good news. Bonus: they're true.
How I Built a Profitable Slack Bot as a Side Project in Rails - Elena T
A Slack bot that makes money. Neat!
Developers - Murray S
The 10x developer is a pernicious myth in technology. That one majestic being that can produce code at ten times the rate of other developers. Even if such a person exists on your team it's not a great idea to rely on one team member above all others. This article explores some ways that you can be a 10x developer, not by extreme solo efforts, but by helping the rest of your team grow to be ten times as effective.
Track of the Week - Henry T
“Electronic-y jazz”. It doesn't sound as bad as it sounds.