This is “a post in progress”, so will be updated as I find more cool stuff. For now, only one article and I find it really great – https://blog.gruntwork.io/5-lessons-learned-from-writing-over-300-000-lines-of-infrastructure-code-36ba7fadeac1 + discussion on hacker news – https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18537102
Part 1 of the list can be found here. Note, that I’m trying to combine a list with IT / startup specific literature with something that is important from the common knowledge prospective. I believe this creates a good mix 🙂 So here is a continuation of the must-read books: Rand Fishkin. Lost and Founder: The… Continue reading Books every IT manager must read, Part 2
After ~15 years dubbing again into productivity field. Listing the tools I am either using or researching or going to research near future – mostly a memo post for myself. Jira Trello Taskwarrior Inthe.AM Asana (they just raised $50M round at $1.5B valuation) Airtable Smartsheet Notion WorkOtter Wrike Swipes Todoist Hitask And methodologies: GTD Pomodoro… Continue reading Productivity tools to research
This post is a summary of our Galapagos trip in November 2018. First of all let me say that Galapagos is a truly unique place. Since Galapagos have very small population and were virtually uninhabited until 19th century due to their remote location, this led to a lot of unique wildlife species spared from extinction.… Continue reading Key notes from our Galapagos trip
Highly recommend this guide to Budapest on reddit, I believe it’s really awesome especially the restaurant part, available here.
I’m getting this question frequently – what are best online courses to start one’s journey in Computer Science. Here are my top two: 1. MITx’s introduction to computer science on edX – https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-to-computer-science-and-programming-using-python Note that this course is offered fairly quickly, can be audited for free, or for a paid certificate and is also eligible… Continue reading 2 great MOOCs to get a feel of computer science
Recently, I had to do few transactions in Russia. Problems I encountered were the following: I still have a RUR account in Russia and a Russian card bound to it, but no money left there. At the same time trying to pay using Canadian credit cards failed badly, since Canadian banks block any online merchants… Continue reading Pretty happy sending money with TransferWise
I’m being asked frequently to recommend books and other materials for management. So this is going to be more a post for myself not to forget: Ben Horowitz. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers Andrew S. Grove. High Output Management Frederick Brooks. The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software… Continue reading Books every IT manager must read, Part 1