Decide What Not to Do

Focus is a matter of deciding what things you’re not going to do.
John Carmack

A lot of the people I talk to tell me that they have trouble making time to work on their goals.

I struggle with making time to work on things I care about too.

The reality is that I’m not too busy or sprea...
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Programs Making Programs for Non-Programmers

Every time someone makes a programming tool for people who can’t program, you get programs written by people who can’t program.
Scott Bellware

I’m currently finishing my Bachelor’s degree online. I am studying Management Information Systems and Business Analytics. Like most MIS or CIS programs, my d...
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Fail Improve Repeat

Dealing with failure is easy: Work hard to improve. Success is also easy to handle: You’ve solved the wrong problem. Work hard to improve.
Alan Perlis

I refer to myself as a perpetual learner. One of my greatest passions in life is learning new things. The first step in any good learning process is f...
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Programming Should Be Fun

Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
Linus Torvalds

A lot of the Computer Science students I met while I was in college told me that they were majoring in CS because they expected to make 90K a year ...
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No True Engineer

A programming language is low level when its programs require attention to the irrelevant.
Alan Perlis

no disrespect to low-level developers - you keep doing you

Some programmers feel the need to criticize others. Maybe they do it because they want to validate themselves or it makes ...
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