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Ending 2022: Meta Prodigy Engineer Story
Wishing you a restful holiday and exciting start to 2023! We posted a review of Taro’s birth year (2022) here: https://www.jointaro.com/blog/taros-2022-year-in-review/
Highlighted discussion in Taro:
“How do your teams handle scope creep?” with responses from an SDE3 at Amazon and an Eng Manager at Mistplay
“How to hold people accountable for Action Items from meetings?” from a Senior Software Engineer [E5] at DoorDash
The full masterclass “How To Build Deep Relationships Quickly In Tech” from Dec 17 is now available
This is your last chance to use your learning budget for 2022. If you’re still have budget, and you’re looking for a place with the highest credibility engineers engaged in real discussions, consider joining Taro Premium.
How important is location (Silicon Valley) to your career as a software engineer?
Jan 11: Group Office Hours #7 by Alex Chiou
Jan 12: "How To Become A Data Guru As An Engineer - The Executive Perspective" by Mo Shahangian
Jan 14: "How To Navigate Tech Industry Layoffs" by Alex and Rahul
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The Southwest Airlines meltdown is due to an unmaintainable scheduling system which is 20+ years old. The cost of poor technology here is far, far more expensive than the cost incurred by the poor weather conditions in the US in the past week.
Build, then learn. Not the other way around.