Creating Wealth in an AI-Driven World: Your 5-Step Action Plan

AI has scaled and solved what we traditionally call work or intelligent labor, understanding where and how to position yourself for prosperity requires a shift in perspective. It’s a paradigm shift! Let’s dive into five specific, actionable strategies that resonate with this new paradigm. 1. Master the Art of Resource Allocation Rights In a world … Read more

Why The Universal Simulation Demands INFINITE Compute

πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“ Source: This first appeared in my free email newsletter. The successive application of very simple computational rules is the underlying mechanism that builds the Universe: “[…] The ultimate machine code of the Universe – yes, it’s computational. Computation isn’t just a possible formalization, it’s the ultimate one.” – Stephen Wolfram The human brain calculates … Read more

What You Can and Cannot Change

🌻 Embracing Change: Navigating What’s Within Your Control Where change is the only constant, understanding the fine line between what we can and cannot influence is paramount. This blog post is for tech enthusiasts and change-makers who want to be on the right side of transformation. It draws insights from a comprehensive exploration of personal … Read more

The Art of Clean Code — 14 Unix Principles

“This is the Unix philosophy: Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a universal interface. […] ” – McIlroy This book chapter draft is original material drawn from my book The Art of Clean Code (NoStarchPress, San Francisco). … Read more

Prompt Engineering: More Prompts Than Atoms in the Universe

Nobody fully understands why LLMs work. The best analogy comes from Simon Willison, aka. LLM = alien technology. We don’t know why a huge CSV file of numbers generates intelligent and useful responses, so we don’t know the limit of the model’s usefulness and intelligence. Say you ask Midjourney to draw an image, but the … Read more

What Tech Career Would Fit Your Personality Type Based on Myers-Briggs’ 16 Personalities? (Online Tool)

The 16 Personalities refers to a modern adaptation of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), which is a psychological tool that aims to categorize individuals into 16 distinct personality types based on four dichotomies: Let’s fool around with my interactive tool that cheekily predicts your tech destiny – because who doesn’t love a bit of fun … Read more

Disruptive Innovation – A Friendly Guide for Small Coding Startups

Disruptive innovation, a concept introduced in 1995, has become a wildly popular concept explaining innovation-driven growth. The Disruptive Innovation Model Clayton Christensen’s “Disruptive Innovation Model” refers to a theory that explains how smaller companies can successfully challenge established incumbent businesses. Here’s a detailed breakdown: πŸ“ˆ Disruptive Innovation refers to a new technology, process, or business … Read more

The Scarcest Resource on Earth

What is the scarcest desirable resource on Earth? Before you read on, I want you to commit to an answer. Is human time the scarcest resource? No. You can always produce more humans. Your human time might be limited but human time in general is a renewable resource. Is energy the scarcest resource? Well, no. … Read more

Atlas Shrugged: 1200 Pages in 5 Minutes

In this quick article, I’ll show you my deep dive into the book “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand. This is useful if you don’t want to spend 20-25 hours reading the ~1,200 pages but you still want to be able to grasp the main ideas. I used OpenAI’s ChatGPT to explore the main ideas — … Read more