Blog / Roundup: How we managed to scale petitions last time and designing ethically humane digital products

March 22, 2019

Scaling Rails through 650 million requests in 5 days: The Donald Trump State Visit petition - Graeme M

https://unboxed.co/blog/scaling-rails-through-650-million-requests-in-5-days-the-donald-trump-state-visit-petition/

With yesterday’s ‘Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU’ petition crashing through the 2.8m signature count, here’s a look back to another previous big Petitions moment. When Andrew has had a bit of rest, he plans on sharing a ‘behind the scenes’ account of the day.

Humane by Design - Paul JB

Humane by Design offers a compelling set of resources that provides guidance for designing ethically humane digital products through patterns focused on user well-being.

https://humanebydesign.com/

Track of the Week - Celia C

He’s got a new album coming out, and an amazing podcast (Homo Sapiens). Here’s a throwback:

Will Young - Leave Right Now