Interesting Around the Web
The Fidelity Curve How to weigh the costs and benefits of creating UIhttps://m.signalvnoise.com/the-fidelity-curve-weighing-the-costs-and-benefits-of-interface-design-mockups-b259634807e2
Great writeup on the process of creating wireframes versus creating mockups in the browser. I personally have moved completely over to protyping and designing in the browser completely, as it minimizes waist and can be used as production code if built well. It's especially helpful if you have already built a UI library.
Teamwork (For Laravel 5)https://github.com/mpociot/teamwork
I just started a major rework of one of my apps, and didn't want to write the majority of my team handling again. Thankfully, I'd starred this package on Github. Seems pretty solid right now and has all of the features I had in my own implementation.
How to Criticize with Kindnesshttps://www.brainpickings.org/2014/03/28/daniel-dennett-rapoport-rules-criticism/
Earlier this year, I happened upon an article which taught me about handling arguments. This covers the same points and is incredibly helpful for cultivating healthy discussions.
Using TimeBlocks to Increase Maker Efficiencyhttp://blog.fogcreek.com/using-timeblocks-to-increase-maker-efficiency-tech-talk
I'm pretty opinionated when it comes to the process of web development and the management of that process, so it's cool to see a different take on the whole thing.
KeyUp for Machttp://www.irradiatedsoftware.com/labs/#keyup
I've recently grown a love for the old clacky keyboards of my youth. And while I've already spent several hundred dollars and tens of hours buying and searching for actual vintage keyboards, when I'm just on my Macbook Pro I start up this app and it provides the satisfying click-clack those keyboards provide.
Glowforge: The Iconic 3D Laser Printerhttp://glowforge.com
One of my earliest jobs involved cutting several hundred parts out on a laser cutter. I couldn't wait to get out of that type of work, but this product has me wanting to start it up again.
Why Developers Hate Being Interruptedhttp://thetomorrowlab.com/2015/01/why-developers-hate-being-interrupted/
This article sum up all there is to say on this subject. TL;DR: STOP interrupting the people that are the most key to your actual success as a company.