The forever project

Fuck you startup world

68 bits of unsolicited advice

“The modern man thinks that everything ought to be done for the sake of something else, and never for its own sake” - Bertrand Russell

In Praise of Idleness - Bertrand Russell

Cross the world 4 times

Creating vs Consuming

Owning your Shadow: Really great tips on relating to the hard parts of yourself. Really great advice on judging others

How to self-publish a book

Skills Programmers Lack

The key to automating processes

The Inside Story of a Small Startup Acquisiton: A great insight into owning a startup by buying a previously started one.

How to manage user feedback: Nice analysis on the use case of different feedback collection tools.

Platforms vs Aggregators

Landen

Scraping Bee: A very real and down to earth story. Not everything is 20k/month from day one!

https://www.economist.com/technology-quarterly/2019/04/04/the-engineering-of-living-organisms-could-soon-start-changing-everything

Government as a platform

Glue: The importance of non-technical work and the conflict on career path choosinghttps://www.landen.co/bootstrapping-from-idea-to-ramen-profitability-in-a-year

Unemployed fishing

The gambler who cracked the horse racing code

Social Network effects

Indiehacking

Why build X when Y exists?

2 years of indiehacking

Code

Domain Oriented Observability

PiHole

D3.js

Hacking a browser game

Building a proxy to get custom permissions on a 3rd party API

Logging in a Node.js Express app

Ask HN: What do you use for authentication

Express Integration Testing with SuperTest

Headless Wordpress

Choose Boring Technology: Grea food for though on choosing what works + the shinny new stuff

Idea generation

A better future: Do you like money or getting paid?

Brian Eno and generative music