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HOLD: 10X ENGINEERS

The old term 10x engineer has come under scrutiny these past few months. A widely shared Twitter thread essentially suggests companies should excuse antisocial and damaging behaviors in order to retain engineers who are perceived as having immense individual output. Thankfully, many people on social media made fun of the concept, but the stereotype of the "rockstar developer" is still pervasive. In our experience, great engineers are driven not by individual output but by working in amazing teams. It's more effective to build teams of talented individuals with mixed experiences and diverse backgrounds and provide the right ingredients for teamwork, learning and continuous improvement. These 10x teams can move faster, scale more quickly and are much more resilient — without needing to pander to bad behaviors.
techculture  dataviz  management  agency  research  agency:thoughtworks 
12 weeks ago by dirtystylus
Twitter
The nostalgia! While cleaning up my drive, I came across the slide deck from the presentation that showed me that…
by:nadiehbremer  d3js  dataviz  javascript 
january 2019 by dirtystylus
Data — Information is Beautiful
We love data. And we love getting data good and tight and comprehensive.
The technical term for that is “juicy”. Juicy data.

In fact, 80% of the work involved in creating an infographic is data-gathering, shaping and checking. Making the data juicy.

So here, naturally, is a big ass spreadsheet of all our best data.
dataviz  list  via:kimquinn 
april 2018 by dirtystylus
What A Nuclear Bomb Would Do To Your Neighborhood, Visualized
The foundation’s website recommends calling your members of Congress, ensuring you invest in socially responsible stocks that don’t support nuclear weapons makers, and joining grassroots movements through groups like ICAN and Global Zero that advocate for nonproliferation.
bluecadet  bluecadet:outrider  nuclearwar  dataviz  webgl 
march 2018 by dirtystylus
JavaScript Charts: The Definitive Guide
Nice deep dive into JavaScript charting libraries - many things to consider.
javascript  chart  data  dataviz 
march 2016 by dirtystylus
onyxfish/agate
Python data analysis library
python  github  dataviz 
october 2015 by dirtystylus
Own The Puck Tableau Visuals
HERO charts for players (1st line - 4th line, replacement)
hockey  nhl  fancystats  dataviz 
january 2015 by dirtystylus
Wind Map
Wind Patterns visualized
dataviz  maps  weather 
february 2013 by dirtystylus
journalofdigitalhumanities.org
The Journal of Digital Humanities is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed, open access journal that features the best scholarship, tools, and conversations produced by the digital humanities community in the previous quarter.
journal  infographic  dataviz 
october 2012 by dirtystylus

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