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Self-Study in January 2021

Jan 1, 2021 - 3 minute read - Comments - self-study-aggregationjanuary20212020acquisition-of-skillanalogyandre-schweighoferaquiles-carattinobookbook-writingcareercareer-managementchris-patticonstraint-optimization-programmingconstraint-sastifaction-programmingcopcspdistinctiondocumentdreyfus-modeleisvogelend-of-yearfeohfocusgoalsguidehacker-newsjoel-goldbergjourneymankim-marriottlatexlearninglogrocketmarkdownmaximizemedia-servermilpminizincmixed-integer-linear-programmingn-queensnew-shinynp-hardnsapandocparadoxpbtperfectpestpeter-principlepeter-stuckeyproperty-based-testingpublishingreal-thingrecommendationreflectionretrospectiverustscott-youngsecuritysentence-parsersimplicitysoftwaresslteam-worktechnical-debttemplatetlstooltutorialultralearningvgaltesvicenç-garcia-altesworking-softwarezach-mitchell

Perfect Media Server Hacker News discussion on a media server, half open source (?). Tags: hacker-news, media-server, perfect, tool, software Id: c37b0f2a-4dc5-11eb-8048-0242ac110002 Read: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 13:15:34 +0000 How your startup can survive technical debt Mentions the paradox of success: you need debt to start quickly, yet too quickly leaves no time to pay debt. Hence your prototype turns into an MVP, and that is your first piecce of technical debt.

Books read in 2020Q4

Dec 30, 2020 - 2 minute read - Comments - bookreading2020Q4self-studyreading-club

Read this quarter: 12 rules for life; Peterson; own-it, non-technical, philosophy 12 rules for life The book contains some rules, some principles to remove doubt and uncertainty from life. There are plenty of mentions to the Bible, although I consider the book to the secular in its contents. There are few personal stories on the book (e.g., about his daughter Mikhaila Peterson), which makes it readable and enjoyable. The philosophy behind it is sometimes not-politically-correct.

Books read in 2020Q2

Jun 30, 2020 - 3 minute read - Comments - bookreading2020Q2self-studyreading-club

Read this quarter: Skunk Works; Rich; own-it, non-technical Skunk Works This book describes Ben R. Rich’s adventure of creating the F-117A, the stealth plane with a triangular shape. Describes how he won a bet against legendary plane designer Clarence ‘Kelly’ Johnson. How he got the 25 cents from his old mentor and friend. Later, the book reviews Kelly’s history as the manager of Skunk Works, how it works, the principles (Kelly’s 14 rules), etc.