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Software frameworks

Nice summary about why frameworks may hurt maintenance of your application. Many of them grew into such a bloat over the years that they stifle not only maintenance but also development agility and innovation.


Lex Fridman on lab leak hypothesis and censorship

Free speech

The only people who wish to silence ideas are those who know they cannot defeat them with better ideas.

Stack Fallacy

Stack fallacy is the mistaken belief that it is trivial to build the layer above yours.


One of the best explanation of how the economy works by Ray Dalio. It explains exchange, markets, credit and economic cycles.

Software analysis

"Living in discovery is at all times preferable to living through assumptions." Rick Rubin


Simpler systems are usually more efficient than complex systems.


In this study of electronic health records of 38 286 low-risk patients with mild hypertension, no evidence of an association was found between exposure to antihypertensive treatment and mortality or cardiovascular disease. There was evidence that treatment may be associated with an increased risk of adverse events, such as hypotension, syncope, and acute kidney injury.



Secondary goal of every software development should be to reduce entropy. You can reduce entropy by increasing complexity. But be careful not to introduce complications. Those can diminish your effort and boost the entropy.


Twenty years of stagnation or maybe even wrong headed direction. If your dev team gets into prolonged discussions about wonders of Angular, Ember, Node, Webpack or NPM just run, run away and don't look back.


"As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance." Ryan Holiday

Pablo Picasso

"Every child is an artist. The challenge is staying an artist when you grow up." Pablo Picasso


"The pressure to deliver doesn't grant us time to consider all possibilities. Yet it's through deliberate action and repetition that we gain deeper insights." Rick Rubin

Places of nuclear disasters

Midair collision dumped four U.S. hydrogen bombs near a southern Spanish village of Palomares in 1966. None of the bombs exploded, but the plutonium filled detonators on two went off, spreading several pounds of highly radioactive plutonium 239 across the landscape around Palomares.