The term "DEIB" (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging) has become a hot phrase in Silicon Valley, as companies strive to create a workforce that's a better reflection of our communities. However, I find that Diversity and Inclusion tend to get lumped together as one thing, when in fact they're quite different.
Armory [http://www.Armory.io] is commercializing the open source project Spinnaker [http://www.Spinnaker.io], making it a "COSS" company. As Joseph Jacks puts it: > COSS companies are fundamentally different from all other kinds of companies. Why? They create value differently. They capture value differently. COSS companies fundamentally do
There's a really interesting comment thread [https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=21350146] happening over in Hacker News right now, about a decision Gitlab made (and then reversed [https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitaly/issues/2113]) to require users to accept telemetry in their offering without any option to turn it
Last night, I was in a Lyft with Brandon, one of Armory's [http://www.Armory.io] engineers. For the past few months, Armory has had a very strong focus on creating a "Roundabout" vs. "Stoplight" culture [https://drodio.com/roundabouts-not-traffic-lights/]. I asked him how that transition has felt for him.