That was May. We heard a lot about the ups and downs of the OMR festival and many other conferences taking place. Our book club on the Future Organization Playbook is in full swing (ask Janina Pakusch on LinkedIn for an invite).
We went to beautiful London and later spent a weekend camping at the seaside in the Netherlands. We witnessed someone becoming a king and Josh Freeze joining the Foo Fighters. Now - at the brink of June - days seem to get warmer and sunnier. Here are some inspiring links for some relaxed weekend reading.
AI, AI, AI
You can't get anywhere without your daily Large Language Model FOMO. I think it is worth for every software afficionado to try out some of the tools that are available now to understand its functioning and its limits.
- Here are a lot of engines in a Google Spreadsheet.
- Davis Treybig and team have put together a beautiful presentation of what is going on in the AI space.
- And Uwe Friedrichsen takes an extensive look on AI and its use for (or effect on) software developers as well
- Just if you are interested: Here's the Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) with their activities in the first quarter of 2023.
- Magnus Östberg is Chief Software Officer at the Mercedes-Benz AG and shares his thoughts on software, innovation and China on LinkedIn.
- Here are the United Nations 17 sustainable development goals. They set our work and our world in perspective.
- Jeff Gothelf writes about OKR and User Story Mapping on LinkedIn.
- Sanyam Jain posts about designing for (and with) the dynamic island.
- Tinder details out how they built their API gateway.
- The B-Roll of a movie are shots that establish the understanding of a certain scene, they bridge one scene to another, sometimes displaying time going by. They set atmosphere and can trigger the audience emotions and empathy. If you are a hobby film maker, be sure to watch Thomas Alex Norman's YouTube video series on shooting B-Rolls in landscape, while hiking and in urban environments.
- A few weeks out and already the best game of all time? Here's The Guardian's take on the latest and last Zelda adventure Tears of the Kingdom.
That's it for this month. Watch out for each other and have a beautiful summer. See you out there in wind & waves maybe.