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7 Principles of Rich Web Applications

rauchg.com

Activities with (positive) asymmetric returns

Improve your life by doing things with convex payoffs...

tjcx.me

23 rules to run a software startup with minimum hassle

Over the last 5 years of bootstrapping, I’ve tried a lot of things, and discovered there are many ways to create hassle for yourself that wa...

www.joisig.com

Making Sense - Fame and Wealth

Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mi...

pca.st

11 Reasons Not to Become Famous (or “A Few Lessons Learned Since 2007”)

November of 2008. I had more hair, a flip phone, and absolutely no idea what was coming. Let the cymbals of popularity tinkle still. Let the...

tim.blog

Terms to mute on Twitter

Here are some terms to mute on Twitter to clean your timeline up a bit. - twittermute.txt...

gist.github.com

Performance first

“Premature optimization being the root of all evil” is the root of all evil...

tonsky.me

Reality has a surprising amount of detail

johnsalvatier.org

How To Be Successful

I’ve observed thousands of founders and thought a lot about what it takes to make a huge amount of money or to create something important. U...

blog.samaltman.com

What Working At Stripe Has Been Like

www.kalzumeus.com

Randy Hunt, Etsy Last Lecture

www.randyjhunt.com

Success is Stamina: To Win Means to Keep Playing

I like James Carse’s distinction between finite and infinite games. A finite game, like chess, is one that you play for awhile and when some...

www.scotthyoung.com

The Burnout List

Frank Chimero’s Personal Website...

frankchimero.com

A forty year career

lethain.com

The four kinds of luck

pmarchive.com

Is It Worth the Time?

xkcd.com

Preventing the Collapse of Civilization

Jonathan's talk from DevGAMM 2019....

youtu.be

Guide to Career Planning, part 1: Opportunity

pmarchive.com

Systems, Mistakes, and the Sea

www.robinrendle.com

Write Like You Talk

paulgraham.com

Software Disenchantment

Everything is going to hell and nobody seems to care...

tonsky.me

Good challenges vs. bad challenges

jessicaharllee.com

The days are long but the decades are short

I turned 30 last week and a friend asked me if I'd figured out any life advice in the past decade worth passing on.  I'm somewhat hesitant ...

blog.samaltman.com

Pure UI

rauchg.com