Here's a few beliefs that underpin most of the content you'll see in the newsletter.
delivering products1 is king
maintainability is queen2
we're all human — and we should optimize for that3
if you really want to grow, you need to get in over your head4
an hour of well-planned, focused work can be more valuable than an unfocused day
broad, generalist knowledge is fun and can lead to interesting outcomes
... any of the above may be wrong
1. Apps, libraries, tools, even single classes are products.
2. Think chess.
4. At least a bit.
Here's a rambling list of topics and areas that come to my mind, along with how probable they are to show up.
no-humdrum, insightful articles on development
brilliant, no-nonsense tech books (e.g. SotW)
good, well-presented, thought-provoking talks
reaching market before the heat death of the universe
how the kernel handles
how to use
books about design patterns
theoretical computer science
mathematical corectness in haskell programs
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