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Ryan Holiday: Ego is The Enemy

This is one of my latest reads. I think its title is quite unambiguous. Ego is The Enemy is about your life. It’s about how you approach the everydays and how most of us fuck it up. We are not humb...

Are you a fraud?

The modern Stoic writer Nassim Taleb has a famous epigram: “If you see fraud and do not say fraud, you are a fraud.” What is a fraud you might ask? In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secur...

How not to quit

You don’t like your job. You get up in the morning, you look into the mirror and you see boredom. No motivation. No excitement. You don’t know why you go to the office again. In fact, you know it w...

Cal Newport: Deep Work

Given that I really enjoyed Cal Newport’s ideas in So Good They Can’t Ignore You and also the way he writes, I decided to read his other best-seller book, Deep Work, right after. The idea of deep w...

My first Flutter app

If you are following my posts, you might remember that I went to Riviera DEV 2018 recently where I attended a really interesting talk about Flutter by Florian Loitsch. Flutter is a framework to dev...

It's not your job!

My job is not interesting. I cannot grow here. There is not enough coding. I’m not progressing in my career. I’ve heard this from many people in the department I work for. If so many people say s...

Deliberate practice and memory management

I have recently read the eye-opening book of Cal Newport, So Good They Can’t Ignore You. He emphasizes a lot on the importance of deliberate practice. I also decided to take a bit more seriously my...

Cal Newport: So Good They Can't Ignore You

Find your passion that you carry within yourself. Find it as soon as possible and you’ll be great! This is something we can read at almost every corner of the internet. Cal Newport in his book So ...

Stop reading!

I don’t mean your Facebook feed or that news portal full of violence. I mean your books. Including the very ones covering the latest technologies. Including the ones about the most important aspect...

Gilded Rose kata revisited

If you are into coding dojos and solving katas, you might have already tried the Gilded Rose kata by Emily Bache. In this kata, you are given some existing code that handles the quality and the nu...