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  1. 2021 October. Meetings

  2. 2021 September. Books

  3. 2021 August. Mistakes and Tradoffs.

  4. 2021 July. Stress and Family Time

  5. Perfectionism

    How to deal with your perfectionism?

  6. 2021 June. Trying to do less.

  7. 2021 May is Mental Health Awareness Month

  8. Tuckman Was Wrong. There are no stages to in group development.


  9. On Good Meetings

    Thoughts and resources about meetings.

  10. 2021 April. Dealing with Stress.

  11. Growth Mindset

    Does it make any difference for learning?

  12. 2021 March. Learning, Stress, Feedback, Performance Reviews and Purpose.

  13. Stress Inoculation

    How can you better respond to stress?

  14. NSDR Non Sleep Deep Rest

    Best ways to recharge and solidify knowledge.

  15. Purpose

    What is purpose?

  16. 2021 February. Work.

  17. What is neuroticism and how to lower it?

    Tips for managing your high neuroticism.

  18. Introversion and Solitude

    My notes, quotes, and ideas I've found useful.

  19. 2021 January. Childcare.

  20. Unicorn Developer

    Developers nowadays need to write the user interface, backend server, native apps, manage the database, and admin it in production while being proficient in the business domain. Is this possible and real?

  21. Sleep

    Things I’ve learned about sleep and rest.

  22. How to Give and Receive feedback

    Everything I know about feedback

  23. The Proximity Principle

    Proximity is an underused design principle that can help you create code that's much easier to maintain over time.

  24. Meditation

    Everything about meditation that I can recommend.

  25. 2020 December. Stress and Rest

  26. Keystone habits

    Planning for your worst days.

  27. 2020 November. Management.

  28. Working Effectively with(out) Tests.

    How to effectively work with code without test and how to add tests to your project for them to help you the most.

  29. 2020 October. Tech Lead.

  30. Choosing the Management Track. Notes on Becoming a Tech Lead

    Thoughts and resources for new managers.

  31. Are media news information or entertainment?

    Book review of Amusing Ourselves to Death

  32. 2020 September Update. Learning about Management.

  33. Ugh field or Why can't you do this task?

    How your emotions can stop you from doing your work.

  34. 2020 August. Efficiency and "time is money" thinking is terrible.

  35. 2020 July Update. Working on the Hyperapp book.

  36. 2020 June Update.

  37. Nine Lies About Work by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall

  38. What questions to ask the company during an interview?

    There is lot's of books and resoureces to prepare for the inteview. How to answer questions, but how do you know if that's a rigth job for you?

  39. 2020 May Update. Learning about Stress and Burnout.

    May is a Mental Health Awareness Month.

  40. How to destructure an array of objects or any mix of objects and arrays in JavaScript?

    Learn JS: Destructuring, Lesson 7.

  41. Does scarcity of time cause burnout?

    Transcript of The Scarcity Trap by NPR Hidden Brain podcast.

  42. Why you shouldn't use SASS parent suffixes and what to do instead.

    Constructing class names seems like useful DRY optimization. You don't have to type so much. What is wrong with it?

  43. How to destructure arrays in JavaScript?

    Learn JS: Destructuring, Lesson 6.

  44. How to destructure deeply nested objects in JavaScript ES6?

    Learn JS: Destructuring, Lesson 5.

  45. Why is disagree and commit a bad strategy?

  46. Are you doing everything right, but find yourself unfulfilled?

    Can ACT therapy help you live a happier life?

  47. The best advice for conference or meetup organizers, virtual or physical.

    Materials I've found useful over the years as an organizer.

  48. Why YAML is used for configuration when it's so bad and what can you do about it?

    YAML replaced JSON, which replaced XML as a format for configuration files. Looking at the transitions to learn how to deal with YAML right now.

  49. 2020 April Update. The second month of staying at home.

  50. Why You Shouldn't Aim To Feel Productive?

    Feeling productive and being productive are different things. Learn the difference.

  51. Uncommon Sense Course Recommendation

    Some alternative views that are counter-intuitive or at least uncommon in the broader tech community.

  52. Learn JS by reading sources of micro libraries.

  53. Free resources during the pandemic

    There are two problems a lot of people are struggling right now with. Finding something to do and worrying about financial security.

  54. 2020 March Update

  55. Learn JS. Are you looking for a new JavaScript job? Three things you can do when looking for new opportunities.

  56. Code Style that breaks clean code rules: Space Shuttle Style

    You should avoid comments and your code should be self-documenting. It's good advice but, is it always true?

  57. 2020 February Update

  58. How to set up a Haskell project

    Installation and set up of Haskell Stack on a new machine

  59. Lambda Days 2020

    Notes from the conference

  60. 2020 January Update

  61. Notes from Software Design X-Rays by Adam Tornhill

    Groundbreaking book about software.

  62. Notes from Professor Frisby's Mostly Adequate Guide to Functional Programming

  63. Notes from Node.js Design Patterns

  64. Why did you fail at your New Year's resolutions? Learn the secrets of creating habits.

    Most important lessons learned from "Atomic Habits" by James Clear

  65. 2019 December Update

  66. 2019 November Update

  67. How to tell stories? Summary and Review of Storyworthy by Matthew Dicks

    Praise for Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling

  68. October 2019 Update

  69. How to destructure property to a different name?

    Learn JS: Destructuring Lesson 4.

  70. How to use destructuring with Options Object JS Pattern?

    Learn JS: Destructuring Lesson 3.

  71. September 2019 Update

  72. How to have a destructuring assignment with a default value?

    Learn JS: Destructuring Lesson 2.

  73. The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

    How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure.

  74. How to use destructuring assignment to access object property?

    Learn JS: Destructuring Lesson 1.

  75. Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

    On Living Better with Less Technology

  76. Knowledge sharing at work

    How to share learning in the team and across teams in the whole organization.

  77. Two architecture rules more people should follow

    How can you better structure code and think about web applications?

  78. Feeling Good by David D. Burns

    Learn Cognitive Bechavioral Therapy - it's useful even if you don't have any health issues.

  79. You Don't Know JS: Scope & Closures (#2) by Kyle Simpson.

    How scope and closures work in JS. What is Hoisting?

  80. Learn JS. How to run JavaScript in the browser

  81. Does technology improve or degrade by default?

    Inspired by a great talk by Jonathan Blow, I've gathered my thoughts on technology and children, abstractions and learning.

  82. Learn JS. Hoisting (3). Example with scope

  83. Learn JS. Hoisting (2). Temporal Dead Zone

  84. Learn JS. Hoisting (1)

  85. Start of Learning JS weekly

  86. How to test onSubmit in react-testing-library

    Click on the submit button isn't working. How to test it properly?

  87. Object-Oriented Design Criticism

    I share the criticism of Object-Oriented programming and design that I find inspiring.

  88. Estimates are relative

    How I realized that all tasks are relative and you might not need numerical estimates.

  89. Is "Strong Opinions, weakly held" good advice?

    I make a dive into the origins of this term. What does it mean? When does it make sense?

  90. How to set up Rails on a Mac

    How I wasted a lot of time to set up Ruby and RoR.

  91. How and why set up a blog with Eleventy

    I try to note the process of building this blog.

  92. You Don't Know JS: Up & Going (#1) by Kyle Simpson

    Introduction to the book series and to JavaScript in general.

  93. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

    A memoir about neurosurgeon dying of cancer. His story and thoughts before death.

  94. Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman

    Book about two things. First - memoir and a short history of positive psychology. Second - differences between pessimism and optimism. How helplessness and depression connect to them.

  95. Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

    What is the value of learning and memories in modern days and if mnemonic techniques can help us remember more?

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