Another week, another newsletter. Let’s get to it!
A great writeup from my old colleague Vaidehi Joshi
An interesting read about an Uber Eats glitch that allowed folks to order free food
As it’s been ~3 years, figured I’ll answer “What caused the Uber Eats glitch that allowed ordering free food for a weekend in India?”— Gergely Orosz (@GergelyOrosz) March 13, 2022
This was an outage on my watch. Given Quora is paywalled - can’t post the answer w/o a sub - here’s the story on idempotency & breaking changes: pic.twitter.com/N6o4zETavF
How do some tech companies refer to their staff? Here are a few:— Gergely Orosz (@GergelyOrosz) March 14, 2022
Googler (Noogler when new at the company)
Micosoftie / Softie
nUber (when new)
I love this. Been coding for cash for 30 years and I learn new stuff from early in career folks EVERY WEEK. Old just means I’m still here and I’m experienced. It doesn’t mean I don’t learn constantly from my awesome coworkers! https://t.co/iy49Ya0R1r— Scott Hanselman (@shanselman) March 19, 2022
Stacie Taylor joins me on my last DEV Twitch stream. We’ll discuss all things The Collab Lab. Pop by and say hi!
Our next DEV Twitch stream with @nickytonline will be next Tuesday, 3/22 at 1 pm ET / 5 pm UTC. Join Nick for a conversation with @the_real_stacie, Co-founder of @_collab_lab and Engineering Team Lead at Zapier ⚡#DEVCommunity https://t.co/wX5iuSCOEV— DEV Community 👩💻👨💻 (@ThePracticalDev) March 18, 2022
Some big news…