Getting Rich: From Fixed Hourly Rate to Probabilistic Income

πŸ’‘ Income certainty is a costly luxury – you’re better off sacrificing it long-term. As an entrepreneur and investor who has navigated the tumultuous waters of income generation, I’ve come to understand the profound difference between earning a fixed hourly rate and embracing the uncertain yet potentially explosive world of probabilistic income. This journey of … Read more

Following The Script

πŸ‘‰ This email is written on 02/07/2024 as part of the free Finxter newsletter. Join >100k tech enthusiasts! Here’s The Scriptβ„’ society wants you to follow: Work hard, be disciplined, study (and study some more) – and reach success. Well, society has no money-back guarantee (unlike Finxter). More importantly, you won’t get the lost time … 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 – Focus as the Ultimate Weapon to Fight Entropy

πŸ’‘ In the quest to distill the essence of crafting clean code, we’ve learned about the need of minimizing complexity to maximizing productivity. This brief chapter spotlights a singular, transformative concept: focus. The Weapon Against Complexity Throughout The Art of Clean Code we learned that complexity breeds chaos, while its bane lies in focusβ€”the linchpin … Read more

The Art of Clean Code – Less Is More In Design

As developers, we rarely perceive ourselves as designers, yet interface crafting is an integral facet of our craft. Be it shaping an intuitive dashboard for data analysis, architecting an easily navigable API, or constructing straightforward web interfaces for blockchain applications, a grasp on basic design principles separates the forgettable from the functional. πŸ’‘ This chapter … 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

The Art of Clean Code – Entering a State of Flow for Max Productivity

“Flow is the source code of ultimate human performance” – Steven Kotler In this chapter summary of The Art of Clean Code, you’ll learn about the concept of flow and how you can use it to ramp up your programming productivity. What It Is The concept of flow was popularized by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced “chick-sent-me-high”), … Read more

The Art of Clean Code – Six Types of Premature Optimization

πŸ’‘ Original Quote: “Programmers waste enormous amounts of time thinking about, or worrying about, the speed of noncritical parts of their programs, and these attempts at efficiency actually have a strong negative impact when debugging and maintenance are considered. We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the … Read more

5 Best Smoothies for Coders You Can Easily Copy & Paste

πŸ«πŸ“πŸ₯’πŸ₯¦πŸ₯• Smoothies can be a perfect choice for coders looking for a healthy and delicious way to fuel their programming sessions. Here are five outstanding smoothie recipes from, each offering a unique blend of flavors and health benefits: Beet Carrot Celery Smoothie This smoothie is a simple, nutritious option that combines the earthiness of … Read more

The Art of Clean Code – 17 Principles

Writing clean and simple code not only constructs the framework of a maintainable and robust application but also harmonizes the collaboration between developers. Let’s unpack the principles laid out in the fourth chapter of “The Art of Clean Code” with real-world examples, data, and facts. So you don’t end up like this poor guy: πŸ‘‡ … Read more

The Art of Clean Code – Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

πŸ’‘ Abstract: As software development complexity spirals and deadlines stretch, embracing the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) can be the lighthouse guiding you through stormy seas. The MVP approach strips a product down to its essence to validate core hypotheses, not only accelerates the feedback loop but also sharpens product-market fit with surgical precision. In this … Read more