Don't overlook, trivialize, or concede the "small stuff".
Acceptance of new technical debt signals tolerance of lower quality standards.
While working on software systems and products we often find ourselves having to make choices between naive solutions (cheap) and solidly engineered s…
Imagine your web application goes down in the middle of the night. It’s 2 AM, but your business is global. You have users in every time zone. They’re angry. They're unable to purchase things on your website or are canceling their subscripti…
It takes one person to change a lightbulb. Maybe a second person to hold the ladder. Any more people assigned to the job will slow it down.
My work routine is a mess. Usually, people suggest working in the morning to do a lot of stuff. Many famous people start their day around 3/4/5 AM, an…