Schlagwort-Archiv: Prioritäten

Maybe add reading to the list.

If you're not riding, eating or sleeping, you're wasting your time.

Mike Hall, quoted by Emily Chappell in Where there's a will


We do not live in the age of logic,
we live in the age of deception.

a friend

Niet doen.

ToDo lists are great. but have you tried NotDo lists?


Listen, it’s not you, it’s me, doing this dopamine fast

James Sinka

Let them code.

Perhaps it’s the fact that the best developers I know are easy to get along with, good listeners, and generally pleasant to work with. Hence, when a manager or executive asks them to run a huge project they take it as a challenge and a compliment. It’s not until 10 months later when they’ve lost their ability to write a while loop that they realize they may have made a mistake.

Rob Walling: Why Good Developers are Promoted into Unhappiness

Come out and chill.

We zijn hier natuurlijk wel om goed werk te leveren. Maar het zou moeten gaan om de kwaliteit van je onderzoek, en niet om zoveel mogelijk uren inklokken in de publicatiefabriek.

Thereza Langeler: Tijd voor de balanstrut (


On any given day, one might hear of tens or hundreds of millions of dollars flowing to a start-up company named Ublibudly or MeTickly. These are names I just made up, but they would make great venture capital bait if they existed. At these companies one finds rooms full of MIT PhD engineers not seeking cancer cures or sources of safe drinking water for the underdeveloped world but schemes to send little digital pictures of teddy bears and dragons between adult members of social networks.

Jaron Lanier: You Are Not A Gadget.

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