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Think about one with virtuous life

Marcus Aurelius jotted down the following thought: “This advice from Epicurean writings: To think continually of one of the men of old who lived a virtuous life.” This piece of advice might sound...

Loops are bad, algorithms are good! Aren't they?

This is a statement frequently repeated by people who either just more familiar with the <algorithms> header in C++ and/or are advocates of functional programming in C++. And of course, let’s...

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Books on habits can be extremely popular as we all, of course, want to create ones that can help us in our life. They help is both in our careers and in our everyday lives. Though maybe it’s easier...

The 4 Different Levels of Autonomy

It’s an awfully mainstream question nowadays that who should a company keep or whom it should let go. The question stands firm from the other side as well. What is a fair selection? Why me? Or if y...

The big STL Algorithms tutorial: replace N elements

Recently in my series on C++ algorithms, I presented the different replace functions and said that they will replace all the matching elements. If you want to replace only one element or n elements...

Real-World Bug Hunting by Peter Yarowski

I hold the role of a White Hat in an organization where being a white-hat doesn’t imply that you an expert in security matters. It’s more about coordinating software security-related matters.  It’s...

Gratitude for COVID-19

We hear about the importance of gratitude at almost every corner of the internet where there is the tiniest website dedicated to self-help. In order to be more satisfied, happier with your life, yo...

The quest of private inheritance in C++

I love mentoring. It requires a huge quantity of humility, and if you possess it, it will bring you tremendous benefits on a human as well as on a technical level. A few weeks ago, I met with on...

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Extreme Ownership is the legendary leadership book written by two former Navy SEALs, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin who started to teach businesses about leadership and strategy in their civilian lif...

The seniority trap

This is an excerpt from by book called The Seniority Trap. I’m sharing some parts from each chapter. Check out the #thesenioritytrap for more parts. — Maybe you have been there, maybe you’ll get ...