Bucatini is a kind of pasta that's thicker than average and has a hole in the
middle. This stunning display of culinary-architectural brilliance allows it to
carry 200% of the pasta sauce load of your average spaghetti, making it popular
Also, it's super hard to find in the United States right now....Read more →I've been reading the blogs of a lot of people that have goals similar to mine.
They have all started to seem like an echo chamber, if an unconscious one.
Just a couple of days ago, I went through three different blogs that all
extolled the virtues of writing and how it promotes...Read more →If I don't feel like doing something, it's often because what I'm working on is
not important, and I haven't realized it yet.
For a long time, I believed that I was uncommonly lazy and unmotivated. I've
since realized that often when I feel like this, the problem is that I've failed
to make...Read more →Seth Godin's blog posts [https://seths.blog/] are short and authoritative.
There are no extra or needlessly long words, and his writing flows well.
He delivers high value per minute spent reading by communicating his insights
concisely. He is not in love with the sound of his own voice, and he does not
write for the...Read more →If I could ask the world every question I had and get answers immediately, my
path to success would be considerably smoother.
Alas, I do not have any such ability – but I still need that information.
In absence of instant answers, I often forget or fail to consider my most
Since the...Read more →I just read Seth Godin's Purple Cow
. It's about engineered virality, and it really got me thinking.
I decided to read this book after hearing about it in an article about a
programmer who applied the Purple Cow principle to quickly build a reputation
and start pulling in great work.
The Purple Cow principle...Read more →It's not hard to teach – you just have to be a time-traveling mind reader...
Today, while reading through my Twitter feed, I came across this absolute gem of
> Teaching is perhaps 100x harder than we expect. The common misconception is that
it’s about sharing your knowledge; it’s not. Rather, it’s...Read more →Many of the people that I respect and that are doing well in the business world
have mastered the art of thinking clearly. Ex.:
Shawn Wang (swyx)
In reading their writing, I have been struck time and again by how insightful
their observations are....Read more →I thought for a long time that my path to financial independence was through
building a SaaS. I'd keep it a one-man shop, get it to around $10,000 a month
and let it grow slowly after achieving sufficient traction. I'd write incredibly
good documentation, have only a small amount of support requests to...Read more →I know in my last post, I said that I would only post when I had something
worthwhile to say.
I've been thinking about that, though, and I realized that at this stage in my
development, I have very little to say that is worth reading. Writing
improves thinking, and to think better I'll...Read more →Writing clarifies thinking, and I need all the clear thinking I can get on my
journey to passive income. That's why I write about everything I'm thinking and
doing on this blog.
I'm a software engineer in Providence, RI. I've been working on front-end design
systems, design tools, and direct-to-consumer e-commerce sites for almost...Read more →