Belonging to Amazon’s Principal Engineering Community
Google, where I’ve been working for the last year and a half, aims at removing bias by having committees (i.e. hiring, promoting) where decisions require consensus from multiple people for various parts of the company. Amazon has a different philosophy: ensure specific senior individuals have a proven track record of high judgement then give them inordinate amounts of power. Each approach has pros and cons, but they do sit on opposite ends of the spectrum.
String concat vs list join. Quick and interesting, worth reading even if you're not into Python #python #webdev
How Stack Overflow Redesigned the Top Navigation. #ux #ui