2022 January. The Scientific 7-minute workout.

January is a hard month to reflect on. I've done some reading, but I was working a lot as well. But, I've managed to keep my commitment to light exercise each day so far, which is rewarding.

New Posts #

  1. How to create a simple redirect from Blogspot to your new blog

  2. My notes on Interoception

  3. Can you treat trauma by better sensing your body?
    Book review of The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma.

Books I'm reading #

Books I've read #

Elsewhere on the Web #

Why You Should Repeat Yourself, A Lot by Tomasz Tunguz

Common Programmer Health Problems By Zed A. Shaw.

The Dunning-Kruger Effect Is Probably Not Real

The darling of those who wish to explain why incompetent people don't know they're unskilled, the Dunning-Kruger effect may actually just be a data artefact.

What do executives do, anyway?

To paraphrase the book, the job of an executive is: to define and enforce culture and values for their whole organization, and to ratify good decisions.

The SPACE of Developer Productivity

Far too often teams or managers attempt to measure developer productivity with simple metrics, attempting to capture it all with "one metric that matters."

  1. Satisfaction and well-being
  2. Performance
  3. Activity
  4. Communication and collaboration
  5. Efficiency and flow

I Think I Know Why You Can't Hire Engineers Right Now

Technology -> Cool Stuff to Work On
Intellection -> Smart People to Work With
Certainty -> Repeatability in Work Environment

Instagram is about two things: Bodies and comparing lifestyles

Some books on my backlog #

I'm early on the three books I'm reading at the moment, but I'm looking at some graphic novels and art books at the moment. Not sure what, when, and if anything comes from it.

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