Wherein Chris won't let Frank finish a thought and both guys care more about anonymous strangers than their current team.
published Oct 5, 2021
Refactored #041: “Knowing your Core Business”
On this episode of Refactored…
Chris needs sleep like a little tiny baby ever since he got a creature comfort patch into Rails.
The guys agree that contrary to popular opinion, most attorneys are actually wonderful humans; they’re lovely colleagues who just want to do the right thing.
The guys discuss NDAs - particularly around startup ideas - and how they prevent others from stealing all your related future profits and sexytime.
Regarding FLOSS in the corporate environment, Frank wants to know, why would/wouldn’t a company publish more Open Source software? The guys come up with a few common excuses, and each is worse than the others:
ownership (e.g. IP rights)
The guys talk a bit about Coopetition - probably something your team could use a bit of.
The pick of the week is Home Assistant, a central command and control system for smart homes that’s pretty sweet.