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Only You Can Prevent Tech Burnout

Only You Can Prevent Tech Burnout

The prevailing work culture in Silicon Valley is not healthy or sustainable. Here are 5 ideas for improving the situation for everyone.

Tech has a Toxic Tone Problem — Let’s Fix It!

Tech has a Toxic Tone Problem — Let’s Fix It!

When it comes to communication, especially involving engineers, tech has a toxic tone problem. I know because I’ve not only been surrounded by it for the past decade, but during less enlightened moments, I’ve contributed to it. But there's hope!

What does compassion have to do with coding?

What does compassion have to do with coding?

Compassion has the power to heal the tech industry. Software may be built on machines, but it's built by, with, and for human beings. It's time to start focusing on the human factors of software development, including the importance of cultivating compassion.