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yossorion / what-i-wish-id-known-about-equity-before-joining-a-unicorn.md
Last active Sep 6, 2020
What I Wish I'd Known About Equity Before Joining A Unicorn
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What I Wish I'd Known About Equity Before Joining A Unicorn

Disclaimer: This piece is written anonymously. The names of a few particular companies are mentioned, but as common examples only.

This is a short write-up on things that I wish I'd known and considered before joining a private company (aka startup, aka unicorn in some cases). I'm not trying to make the case that you should never join a private company, but the power imbalance between founder and employee is extreme, and that potential candidates would

@ptgamr
ptgamr / flow-uploader.js
Last active Sep 17, 2019
Flowjs, ResumableJs NodeJS backend
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'use strict';
const fs = Promise.promisifyAll(require('fs'));
const path = require('path');
const crypto = require('crypto');
const CronJob = require('cron').CronJob;
module.exports = class FlowUploader {
constructor(tempDir, uploadDir, maxFileSize, fileParameterName) {
this.tempDir = tempDir || './tmp';
@NickCraver
NickCraver / Windows10-Setup.ps1
Last active Sep 6, 2020
(In Progress) PowerShell Script I use to customize my machines in the same way for privacy, search, UI, etc.
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##################
# Privacy Settings
##################
# Privacy: Let apps use my advertising ID: Disable
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AdvertisingInfo -Name Enabled -Type DWord -Value 0
# To Restore:
#Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AdvertisingInfo -Name Enabled -Type DWord -Value 1
# Privacy: SmartScreen Filter for Store Apps: Disable
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppHost -Name EnableWebContentEvaluation -Type DWord -Value 0
@shobhitg
shobhitg / server.js
Last active Sep 2, 2020
File upload example using busboy with express
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var path = require('path');
var fs = require('fs');
var os = require('os');
var express = require('express');
var app = express();
var Busboy = require('busboy');
app.get('/', function (req, res) {
res.send('<html><head></head><body>\
<form method="POST" enctype="multipart/form-data">\
@adilbaig
adilbaig / setup-rabbitmq-cluster.sh
Created Jan 3, 2015
A complete bash script to setup a RabbitMQ cluster from scratch. Takes user-defined servers at run time.
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#!/bin/bash
set -e
# This script is part of my blog post :
# http://thoughtsimproved.wordpress.com/2015/01/03/tech-recipe-setup-a-rabbitmq-cluster-on-ubuntu/
# It sets up a RabbitMQ cluster by connecting to user-provided master and slave servers
# and ringing them up to a cluster on the fly.
# RabbitMQ Clustering is described in detail here :
@staltz
staltz / introrx.md
Last active Sep 21, 2020
The introduction to Reactive Programming you've been missing
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@natelandau
natelandau / .bash_profile
Last active Sep 17, 2020
Mac OSX Bash Profile
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# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
#
# Description: This file holds all my BASH configurations and aliases
#
# Sections:
# 1. Environment Configuration
# 2. Make Terminal Better (remapping defaults and adding functionality)
# 3. File and Folder Management
# 4. Searching
# 5. Process Management
@soofaloofa-zz
soofaloofa-zz / On choosing a hypermedia type
Last active Mar 13, 2020
On choosing a hypermedia type for your API - HAL, JSON-LD, Collection+JSON, SIREN, Oh My!
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A comparison of Collection+JSON, HAL, JSON-LD and SIREN media types.
Discussion at
http://sookocheff.com/posts/2014-03-11-on-choosing-a-hypermedia-format/
@anantn
anantn / firebase_detect_data.js
Created Dec 18, 2012
Firebase: Detecting if data exists. This snippet detects if a user ID is already taken
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function go() {
var userId = prompt('Username?', 'Guest');
checkIfUserExists(userId);
}
var USERS_LOCATION = 'https://SampleChat.firebaseIO-demo.com/users';
function userExistsCallback(userId, exists) {
if (exists) {
alert('user ' + userId + ' exists!');
@ndarville
ndarville / business-models.md
Last active Aug 26, 2020
Business models based on the compiled list at http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4924647. I find the link very hard to browse, so I made a simple version in Markdown instead.
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