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Metadevelopment Digest - Issue #6

Metadevelopment Digest - Issue #6
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👩‍💻 Career and Business Stuff
Creating a Career Ladder for Engineers — A useful presentation for those who may design career ladders
The Update, The Vent, and The Disaster — On 1:1 meetings 🤝
S.I.M.P.L.E. before S.M.A.R.T. – How to do product experiments more effectively
Pieter Levels ✨
Are you in 🇪🇺UK/EU and want to ditch your old bank and get a 💳 fintech bank app instead? I'll summarize your options and my experiences in this thread. 👇
🙉 Life Stuff
Have you ever heard about information–action ratio?
Prior to the telegraph, Postman says people received information relevant to their lives, creating a high correlation between information and action: “The information-action ratio was sufficiently close so that most people had a sense of being able to control some of the contingencies in their lives” (p. 69).
If you flip a coin ten times and get ten heads, you should be surprised. If you flip sixteen thousand coins ten times each, you can expect to get ten heads about sixteen times—and should not be surprised when you do.
Fonetify: unde-stand Lik- a Nativ- — An interesting tool to help you pronounce words like a native speaker 👅
Daniel Gross
Many young people trapped in the "intellectual black hole". A person that's very good at consuming impressive amounts of information. But doesn't produce much.

The best people output often more than they input, IMHO. In a kind of uncontrollable way.
⚙️ Tech Stuff
Front-end Developer Handbook 2019 - A collection of resources to learn the entire JavaScript, CSS and HTML development practice
The Odin Project — Similar project but covers JS and Ruby
Lecture Search — Find almost any lecture here 👩‍🎓
💎 Current MTDV Quest: Basic Time Management
The goal of the quest:
- Add structure to your calendar 📅
- Start protecting your time blocks in the calendar
Further details:
Wonder what the Quests are? Here is a short introduction 😌
🎁 Bonus
We had an interview with Marcin Zasadzki, who have just landed his first programming job. 
He’s story is fascinating, because he had to completely change his schedule and go through 70+ job applications to get the offer! 
Let’s dive into his story and learn about his determination, motivation and grit! Here is the record:
Interview with Marcin Zasadzki - Crowdcast
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