Inspired by O’reilly’s Four Short Links, here are some of the things I’ve seen, read, or watched recently.
As knowledge-heavy organizations, digital teams benefit extensively from empowering people. Essentially, the less top-heavy organizations are, the more the teams in these organizations benefit.
There aren’t many knuckleball pitchers, but when one establishes himself they are someone that every baseball fan knows. For nearly 20 years, Tim Wakefield was the best knuckleball pitcher in baseball. He ranks 7th all-time in Wins for a knuckleball pitcher and while his on-the-field exploits are absolutely a part of this obituary, it’s the pieces of his off-the-field story that stand out.
I am still figuring out my current thoughts on social media, but this isn’t making me want to use Threads or any Meta app. By the way “14 words” isn’t a band search.
NASA has relaunched and now they are on WordPress. Matt Mullenweg said “Houston, we have a solution“. I think the amount of praise the team behind this deserves is astronomical.