Each week I share new insights I learn about software engineering, business, and psychology, and how they relate to each other.

As Patrick McKenzie says "Most secrets about how the world works aren’t secrets, they’re just knowledge unevenly distributed."

Here's to playing a tiny part in distributing knowledge a little more evenly.


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Past Newsletters

Newsletter #14 - Timezone madness

My aunt has a problem: she wants to join Zoom meetings, but they're all hosted in different time zones. And she can't convert them to her local time. She has to ask for help every time. Yes, there's google, but

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Newsletter #11 - Send a Bat Signal

At work, cutting scope is a way to potentially save weeks of effort. But where does cutting scope cross the line into cutting corners? Slava and I try to find that line in: The Nonintuitive Bits episode 25: Cutting Scope

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Newsletter #4 - Community Edition

Last weekend I had a huge zoom call with my extended family. Parents with nine siblings each equals many, many cousins. I met cousins who I hadn't talked to in years, saw nephews and nieces I've never met, and enjoyed

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Newsletter #3 - Navigating the Workplace

It's amazing how much the simple act of writing down your ideas helps you think 🤯 That happened to me this week. I'm writing an article about altruism (you'll see it next week), and I had originally planned to highlight the

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