🔗 On choosing a college | Seth’s Blog

On choosing a college | Seth’s Blog Here’s a different way to look at it, one that we can broaden into an insight about adult decisions about where to work, where to live, who to hang out with. There are two parts: Are the people this place attracts the sort of people I want to spend time with and become more like? Is the system that is in place here one that pushes and cajoles and processes people to become more like the kind of person I’d like to be?...

January 1, 2024 · 1 min · 92 words

🔗 The Musk Algorithm

The Musk Algorithm The order is very important: Question every requirement. Each should come with the name of the person who made it. … Delete any part or process you can. … Simplify and optimize. … common mistake is to simplify and optimize a part or a process that should not exist. Accelerate cycle time. Every process can be speeded up. … Automate. That comes last. …

September 26, 2023 · 1 min · 67 words
Ceiling of Borujerdis House in Kashan, Iran with a bright light centre and shaded triangles all around it

💭 Context is everything, even when you don’t see it

We have all heard the common sense1 saying that “context is everything” at some point of our life. It’s a reminder to consider the circumstances before making judgments or decisions. Especially in consultancy, “context is everything” is a famous adage. What is true in one company, almost never applies directly to another. We always need to do major adjustments to the new context and the different realities. But what if I told you that we can take this idea even further?...

April 24, 2023 · 5 min · 953 words

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The number of patterns available to communicate information between objects can be overwhelming at first. The choice of which pattern to use often feels ambiguous. But once we investigate each pattern more closely, they all have very unique requirements and capabilities. (via Communication Patterns – Foundation – objc.io issue #7 )

March 1, 2014 · 1 min · 51 words