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Articles I liked from the week of October 23rd, 2016.

  1. What's in a name?October 2014 Andrew Gerrand Google Inc. An old joke Names matter Readability is the defining quality of good code. Good names are critical to readability. This…
  2. Advanced Testing with Go // Speaker DeckPublished March 15, 2016 in Programming This talk goes over the testing practices I've learned over the years of using Go and building tools at HashiCorp. The…
  3. Go best practices, six years inPeter Bourgon Home About Talks Blog ( This article was originally a talk at QCon London 2016. Video and slides here . ) In 2014, I gave a talk at the inaugural…

  1. The Fed Is Worried About the RentWhen you think of the Fed, you think of Janet Yellen, or monetary policy, or the interest rate on your mortgage. Can we interest you in a little affordable…

  1. A Tale of Two Prometheuses in Many PartsPercy Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound defies easy analysis. Shelley composed his verse drama to illustrate his father-in-law William Godwin’s radical social…
  2. PhantasmagoriaPhoto by Evan Guest, via Wikimedia.org. Shared under a Creative Commons license. Note: A couple people asked me to expand on this tweetstorm in a post, so here…
  3. Falsehoods Programmers BelieveI'm in love with these lists of "Falsehoods Programmers Believe About X ." In case you haven't had pleasure, I've collected all the ones I know of here. If I…