The Bike Shed

256: Rational Pessimism

August 11th, 2020  •  46 mins 31 secs  •  Download (42.6 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On this week's episode, Chris shares his recent adventures of working with a team that prioritizes async-first communication and Steph revisits a previous discussion around the use of web sockets and optimistic user interfaces. They also dive into the classically hard question "should we rewrite the app?" and share survival tips for learning to type on a split keyboard.