Internet things, saved for later
7 Principles of Rich Web Applications
Activities with (positive) asymmetric returns
Improve your life by doing things with convex payoffs...
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...
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...
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...
Terms to mute on Twitter
Here are some terms to mute on Twitter to clean your timeline up a bit. - twittermute.txt...
“Premature optimization being the root of all evil” is the root of all evil...
Reality has a surprising amount of detail
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...
What Working At Stripe Has Been Like
Randy Hunt, Etsy Last Lecture
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...
The Burnout List
Frank Chimero’s Personal Website...
A forty year career
The four kinds of luck
Is It Worth the Time?
Preventing the Collapse of Civilization
Jonathan's talk from DevGAMM 2019....
Guide to Career Planning, part 1: Opportunity
Systems, Mistakes, and the Sea
Write Like You Talk
Everything is going to hell and nobody seems to care...
Good challenges vs. bad challenges
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 ...