Jobs By high school, the prospect of an actual job was on the horizon. Adults would sometimes come to speak to us about their work, or we would go to see them at work. It was always understood that they enjoyed what they did. In retrospect I think one may have: the private jet pilot. But I don't think the bank manager really did. The main reason they all acted as if they enjoyed their work was.
So I'll contribute with my subjective opinion: Paul Graham's essays are (collectively) among the highest quality content that I have found on the Internet. They are the opposite of click-bait and attention-spam. I don't agree with everything Paul writes, but so far I have never regretted spending the time to read one of his essays. This is rare in today's Internet environment. I can only think.
Websites by Colin McNamara. About Me. Hello, World! My name is Colin McNamara and you are looking at version 1 of my first website. Professionally, I am an ex-investment analyst on his path to becoming a web developer. I love learning and the practice of building something that people can see and interact with. I am inspired by the work and writings of people like Tim Ferriss and Paul Graham.GitHub; Twisted; Taking Issue With Paul Graham’s Premises. Income inequality is a complex issue that “essays” are not well-positioned to address. politics Tuesday January 05, 2016. Paul Graham has recently penned an essay on income inequality. Holly Wood wrote a pretty good critique of this piece, but it is addressing a huge amount of pre-existing context, as well as ignoring large.Most episodes of Software Engineering Daily are interviews with an expert about a technical software concept. Occasionally I write editorials, and also record them as a podcast. The first editorial was about 10 Philosophies for Engineers, the second was about how poker relates to software engineering, and the third was about music and software engineering.
There’s a reason why Paul Graham’s essays shoot to the top of Hacker News within minutes of being published, and it’s not because he’s gaming his own site. It’s because he’s created a culture of dedicated individuals who are deeply interested in what he has to say. At GitHub, we call these people superfans. We owe much of our early.
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Top Blog Recs from the SSC Survey. I've been looking for new blogs to read and I remembered today that the SSC survey had the question asking about people's favorite blog (other than SSC). Here are the responses with over 10 people. Marginal Revolution was by far the most popular. Caveat: I did almost no cleanup, other than taking out nulls and obvious duplicates in the results (e.g. Unit of.
I gave them a list of 20 names at random. I didn’t need to pick, because for virtually 100% of people who go through YC, it becomes the defining moment of their career. Paul Graham says that you are better off having a product that a few people love a lot, than a lot of people like a little. If YC is a product, he’s followed his own advice.
I am pretty much out of the game now, but back in the day I read some of Paul Graham's essays which got me to thinking about this. I am not sure how Slashdot handles links, but here is one that I think you might find interesting.
Paul Graham's essays. Other blogs are slightly less popular, but you are allowed to admit you read these: Lambda the Ultimate, the programming languages weblog. A List Apart, on the design, development, and meaning of web content. A Neighborhood of Infinity (and any other blogs related to Haskell) Planet Factor, a good aggregation of Factor.
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In Paul Graham’s essay Startup Ideas he talks about the kind of programmer Marco is: the self-motivated producer. Knowing how to hack also means that when you have ideas, you’ll be able to implement them. That’s not absolutely necessary (Jeff Bezos couldn’t) but it’s an advantage. It’s a big advantage, when you're considering an.
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Even after they get paying jobs working 70 hours a week, good developers can’t stop coding. For example, Phil Greenspun started Ars Digita, yet he wrote lots of free tools on his home server (I use two of them on my own weblog). Paul Graham ran Franz and Viaweb (now Yahoo! Stores), yet he is busy developing a new language, Arc. In my own case.