That is a really great example of a horrible idea
"Businesses that actually care about turning a profit will spend a lot of time (hence, a lot of engineers) working on optimizing systems, even if an MVP for the system could have been built in a weekend...Businesses should keep adding engineers to work on optimization until the cost of adding an engineer equals the revenue gain plus the cost savings at the margin. This is often many more engineers than people realize."
"The unreasonable effectiveness of small optimizations applies to any complex system. If there are 1000 knobs, leadership is knowing which ones herd the others."
Is there a bias towards certain human languages in computing technology? https://www.quora.com/unanswered/Is-there-a-bias-towards-certain-human-languages-in-computing-technology?share=ce87b0d3
There's a lot of people out there who don't know what they're doing. There's a lot of people out there who don't know they don't know what they're doing.
I listen to #Podcasts at 2x (https://antipaucity.com/stuff/podcasts/#.WcUghdOGOAw)
Some are still "slow"
"slow-2x" ones at 1x are *amazingly* slow
Talk faster, hosts!
Here’s a little productivity killer to check out:
Find words that are as old as you! Merriam-Webster’s Time Traveler site lets you browse words by date of first use. What crazy words were invented when you were?
- James "Markup Language" Tomasino