If you’re interested in programming, you may well have seen this quote before:
“Everyone in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you to think.” — Steve Jobs
You probably also wondered what does it mean, exactly, to think like a programmer? …
I’ve read every Paul Graham essay (and summarized them in these 3 posts).
This is why I had a list of “all” the books he mentioned (or so I thought) and added it to Most Recommended Books. Surely people would love it!
Soon after releasing “Every book Elon Musk mentioned on Twitter,” I saw this request:
drig2510, this one’s for you.
It might be a year late, but it took me months to go through all of Naval’s 21,000+ tweets!
Fair warning: Naval has a reading habit that, as a professional…
Those of us who’ve followed Naval for a while, rejoice!
There were many great lessons, and other people have already summarized them.
So I won’t do that.
Instead, I’ll briefly talk about the part that stuck with me…
This is part 2 of my history of Silicon Valley series. If you haven’t read part 1, you can find it here.
After earning degrees in engineering from Caltech and MIT, the British inventor, William Shockley, and his two partners (John Bardeen and Walter Brattain) were working in New York…
Interestingly, I’ve found most successful founders have a deep appetite for history:
“Out of every one hundred men [on the battlefield], ten shouldn’t even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior…” — Heraclitus
When seriously studying Python, what do you build?
A twitter scraper of course!
I enjoy reading biographies. But I love autobiographies even more. Knowing how someone really thinks is fascinating.
But… what if they never wrote a book?
They probably tweet!
So, I dowloaded every tweet written by a…
This is it.
This is the final letter in Personal Finance Series! *gasp*
What a year… Right?
When we began, I told you that “if I do my job well, you’ll learn how to ‘live’ as an adult before the year is over.”
Can you hear the trumpets of victory?? We made it!
You are currently reading the final letter in my “Make Money” series!
In fact, next week’s letter will be the final one in all of Personal Finance Series.
Whew… But let’s save that for later.
Today we’ll summarize…