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Swift: Playground Hack of the day

Today’s hack creates a random Bezier Path.  You pass a size, it builds a shape, using all three path types (line, quad curve, cubic curve). I wrote this for testing path routines and image rendering, but it’s fun to simply sit there and re-run the playground over and over. func RandomShape(size : CGSize) -> UIBezierPath { func RandomFloat() -> CGFloat {return CGFloat(arc4random()) / CGFloat(UINT32_MAX)} func...

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The Antidote to Bureaucracy is Good Judgment

This was originally posted on First Round Review. Mike Curtis may not have the typical background of someone dedicated to vanquishing bureaucracy. AltaVista, AOL, Yahoo, Facebook — he’s a veteran of some legendary Silicon Valley behemoths. Now VP of Engineering for Airbnb, he’s at the helm of a small but rapidly growing team. With nearly two decades of innovation at tech giants under his belt, he’s become an expert at chopping...