Did you or a friend ever start to move furniture around the house? For any reason. Like making more “space”, or adding order to chaos? Or removing clutter, unearthing things to throw away? Did you, or a friend, got at the end of exhausting days of work only to realize that you solved none of… Continue reading Gutenberg, more than an editor, the future of web editing
Aren’t we lovely when we’re delusional? Er, I mean all high on hope. When you think of software eating the world you imagine: an automated heaven, filled with people being paid for leisure time a symphony of orchestrated machinery, working for some hard coded greater good hidden, but constantly communicating, systems that combine streams of data… Continue reading Actually, the world is eating software
This whole “apple” name thing, with the bite in that logo, you know it is about the biblical genesis, right? Yeah, I know you did, I was just making sure. If I was the biblical snake today, that’s how I’d make sure everyone takes a bite out of the fruit of knowledge: I’d make it… Continue reading Apple Is The Fruit, Google Is The Tree
As any of the above you have a direct vested interest in people quitting their jobs, following their dreams, starting up companies, as many as possible, loosing sight of the immediate to focus on some hazy future success, feel under appreciated, feel like they’re lost, feel like a failure, feel bad in general, or mediocre.… Continue reading It is Not OK to be a content consultant, an online content marketer, a personal development…
or how common sense became luxury. I’m an ultra selective guy and I’m not proud of it. It grew into a genuine nightmare. That’s why I neither recommend, nor endorse, such an attitude. However for those who already have it, the end of the world might come faster than for the others. Why? Because the ubiquity… Continue reading Technology makes the common too uncommon
THERE HAS BEEN AN ERROR. YOUR ENTIRE HISTORY IS DELETED. What? Deleted? This can’t happen. I fail to see how this will work. I mean, what if it’s me? What if suddenly I loose all my memory and wake up blank? YOU SHALL FACE THE NEW CONSCIOUSNESS SETUP IN: 5 4 3 2 1 NULL.
Culture fit means shared experience Most things that we believe were “invented” by universities were actually discovered by tinkering and later legitimized by some type of formalization — N. Taleb, Incerto You know, I never care to know random things. Like that life saver when you write your PHP scripts: How is a PHP array implemented internally? Who… Continue reading Nothing beats experience
Here is a story: A guy looked at my Corvette the other day and said: “I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that sports car cost.” I replied: “I am not sure, it fed a lot of families in Bowling Green, Kentucky who built it, it fed the people who make… Continue reading Capitalism versus humans
Unfortunately we don’t have direct knowledge on the first part, that is to say, I don’t have a direct knowledge of my own thinking because I am trapped in it. The moment my first thought appeared, it started to weave the layers of layers of personality, from the inside to the outside. I don’t know… Continue reading Ergo sum. That’s all we know.
what if the other half was better? Today I had an epiphany. Oh, and Tim O’Reilly recommended a response of mine. And tweeted it. My ego is still convulsing. Have you ever heard the sentence: live a life without regrets? Did anyone ever encourage you to just do it, a person pushing you to take a… Continue reading Regret is a form of curiosity
Can you see the forest? In our universe the how dwarves the what At about 300 million light years away lies the Dragonfly 44 galaxy. This galaxy is as massive as the Milky Way but so, so, so empty that we had to figure out that it must be made of, get ready, … badum tsss: dark matter!… Continue reading What and how
What will be to [web] development what the phone was to photography? Machine Learning Lauren Mendoza said it right in her Coding is over rant. But because she has the beginner’s view all over her sentences everyone got so so so mad. The problem why coding is over is not CRUD, frameworks, CMS’s or because… Continue reading Coding shall be another solved problem
The single main role of a state is to constantly grow the quality of life for the people who make the state exist: the citizens. Patriotism is bullshit because it is based on genetic factors which are among the most unfair and inhuman factors to consider placing in the foundation of a society or national… Continue reading More socialist ideas
Dream shattering. Probably not visible for us mere mortals as it is for Ev Williams, the end of start ups is probably coming on the next five to seven years. The biggest blocking factor will not be lawyers and lobbyists though. They are the perks you get with high caliber business, but the key differentiator is… Continue reading The end of El Dorado
And because of this I am not saying “no”. I am saying “I don’t have the time for it”. The thing is I have a very narrow view about what the life I dream of is. So, if you ask me why I don’t do this and why I don’t do that, well it is… Continue reading I want to live the life I’ve always dreamt I would live.
Reinventing the wheel is bad for society, but awesome for you. 3, 2, 1 GO! 20 websites that will make you smarter14 articles that will raise your self esteem91 podcasts about success4 billionaires sharing their success stories1 story on how I did it45 places to see and 45 ways to be Read more books. Read more… Continue reading Reinventing the wheel might be the best thing you can do
Any human is at the center of its universe. Not the universe in general, its own private, small one. In this imaginary space, no one can talk or think objectively about their self. When we look inside in introspection we cannot avoid being purely subjective. It is an effect of existing — i think therefore I am… Continue reading Positive thinking means to see the full half of the glass, not to ignore the empty half.
office zombies that draw the energy and passion of your team Here are a number of situations in which the essence of projects is killed. The result transforms projects into real office zombies that consume the energy and passion of, otherwise, talented and creative designers, developers, managers and entrepreneurs. Zombification of a project occurs when a… Continue reading Project zombification, the business of the walking dead