Happy Saturday, Roadies! Here are a few good blog posts for your reading pleasure.
Over at Curbside Classic, readers tell the stories of the cars they’ve owned through their lifetimes. Heath McClure tells an entertaining story of a 1979 Volkswagen Rabbit diesel that he rescued, involving getting it running where it moldered in a field 2,163 miles from home. Read COAL: 1979 VW Rabbit Diesel: You Can’t Get There From Here
Matt Mullenweg thinks about the paths we all walk, and the people who walked the same paths before us — and the people who were thoughtful enough to mark that path to help us find our way. Read Rebirth and Yellow Arrows
Earlier this week I shared a street scene I photographed in Dublin. The same day, John Smith (not Bodega Bay John Smith whose work I share here occasionally, but a John Smith from Scotland) shared a Dublin street scene, too. I like his better. Read Dublin Street Scene
David Heinemeier Hansson thinks that the way social media apps make money is ultimately bad for their health. Read The price of monetizing schemes
A growing sense in the software industry is that meetings are evil. Needless ones are, poorly run ones are. But well run and needful, meetings are where real work get done. Lara Hogan (engineering leader at Etsy.com) shares her methods for running a tight meeting. Read On Better Meetings