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Lessons from a surprisingly successful blog
I realised I'd had 350,000 hits in the last 18 months. This is a hefty post about how that happened.
Getting Nothing Done: a misguided quest for productivity
In which our hero is driven temporarily insane for several years by a rabid need to be productive.
Lessons From A Silicon Valley Job Search
A very detailed summary of what I learned whilst finding a job in Silicon Valley. The most useful thing I've written.
A beginner's guide to funemployment
I did no work for 5 months. This is why and how.
Code review without your glasses
Things you can tell about code without actually reading it.
How to win friends and influence repos
The sequel to "Getting Nothing Done" - how I stay now stay organised without totally losing it.
Check you’re wearing trousers first
A short indictment of our love of over-complication.
The Blue-Eyed Islanders Puzzle
Dissecting the most incredible brainteaser ever. Guaranteed to blow your mind.