Some rambling and braindumps about topics of interest.

2017, the summary

Self-education & side-projects overview

This post is part of a chain of yearly summaries of noteworthy self-education and side-project work. I'm publishing these overviews to provide pointers to interesting resources, to show I'm serious about continuous self-improvement, and to inspire others to have fun with new technologies. Previous year: [2016](/writings/2016-summary ...

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2016, the summary

Self-education & side-projects overview

This post is part of a chain of yearly summaries of noteworthy self-education and side-project work. I'm publishing these overviews to provide pointers to interesting resources, to show I'm serious about continuous self-improvement, and to inspire others to have fun with new technologies. Previous year: [2015](/writings/2015-summary ...

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Productivity

The Basics of Getting Things Done

A lot has been said and written about productivity. Over the years, I've read and tried a lot, and while I'm far from an unstoppable productivity train, I did learn to make more consistent progress over the years. Here's my take on the important underlying principles behind ...

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2015, the summary

Self-education & side-projects overview

This post is part of a chain of yearly summaries of noteworthy self-education and side-project work. I'm publishing these overviews to provide pointers to interesting resources, to show I'm serious about continuous self-improvement, and to inspire others to have fun with new technologies. Previous year: [2014](/writings/2014-summary ...

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2014, the summary

Self-education & side-projects overview

This post is part of a chain of yearly summaries of noteworthy self-education and side-project work. I'm publishing these overviews to provide pointers to interesting resources, to show I'm serious about continuous self-improvement, and to inspire others to have fun with new technologies. Previous year: [2013](/writings/2013-summary ...

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2013, the summary

Self-education & side-projects overview

This post is part of a chain of yearly summaries of noteworthy self-education and side-project work. I'm publishing these overviews to provide pointers to interesting resources, to show I'm serious about continuous self-improvement, and to inspire others to have fun with new technologies. Next year: [2014](/writings/2014-summary ...

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7 Languages in 7 Weeks

A tour of non-trivial examples in different languages

I worked through the book [Seven Languages in Seven Weeks](https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Languages-Weeks-Pragmatic-Programming/dp/193435659X), and very much enjoyed it. You might be sceptical of the promise to learn 7 programming languages from 1 book, but this book actually delivers a wealth of information in a supposedly short ...

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Amazon

Moving from a high-speed little to a low-speed giant

Get it by tomorrow for FREE. Or rather looking for same-day delivery? Amazon knows how to make customers happy, and my team is the lucky messenger. We're a 4 people team with an insane amount of servers running to provide delivery information on the various pages on the retail ...

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