Returning to code once familiar and functional, now ugly and distorted. What phantom developer deranged my work while I slept? One day your app works, the next day it falls apart with no reason forthcoming. When it works, you feel elation. When it fails, it’s comparable to electrocution. …

Ah, the thrill of a new role: The blank canvas, the ability to take all you’ve learned and unleash it upon a new set of problems with an energized, passionate group of co-conspirators. What could possibly go wrong?

A common set of failure points for designers (and others) include taking…

Software is typically a highly capital efficient business with a flat marginal cost curve. Each additional unit of software sold is relatively inexpensive after your product has been developed.

However, the marginal cost curve of a software company varies greatly with the level of expertise of your product talent. How…

You’ve heard it before: Don’t be a dabbler. Don’t be a dilettante. You need to specialize to offer something differentiated and stand out.

Without the refiner’s fire, the decades long perfection of technique, can there be value in understanding the simple conceptual basis for a given practice or skill?

Yes…

If truth, taste, and aesthetic harmony in concordance with the rhythms and patterns of nature are part of your design toolkit then I think you could gain a lot from it.

I took a proof-based higher math class for the first time in my life at Northwestern while working full-time…

Here’s how health professionals typically talk about the current epidemic we’re facing: We have recently reached 5,228,817 cases of SARS-CoV2 nationwide. People are throwing caution to the wind, not taking required precautions and causing great harm. …

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