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    Swizec's articles in the "life" category

    I aim to write mindblowing emails with real insight into the career and skills of a modern software engineer. "Raw and honest from the heart!" as one reader described them.

    Below are 153 articles filed under life. Enjoy ❤️

    I went to "AI Woodstock" and wow

    "AI Woodstock" was a HuggingFace meetup showcasing groundbreaking AI projects and innovations. Here are some of my favs.
    April 4th, 2023

    On becoming tech lead

    A few weeks ago I made tech lead, a type of staff engineer. Here are my thoughts on what that means, how it happened, and why you'd want such a thing.
    November 5th, 2022

    How to rewrite your app while growing to a $100,000,000 series B

    When you're in a company desperately trying to meet demand, *ship*. You'll have money, time, and professionals to fix code later. Even if you start with jQuery.
    September 18th, 2021

    Pay yourself first

    Profit is not what's left after expenses, expenses are what's left after profit.
    July 30th, 2021

    Barefoot running

    July 6th, 2010

    Tracking runs is fun! :D

    April 30th, 2010

    First hike of the season

    April 26th, 2010

    Do you memento mori?

    April 21st, 2010

    The real-time WebCamp bash

    February 21st, 2010

    How Lisp changed my style

    January 11th, 2010

    How the card is chosen

    December 18th, 2009

    The webcomics I love

    December 13th, 2009

    Shaved! \o/

    December 1st, 2009

    A portfolio is born

    November 17th, 2009

    Running bloody hurts

    July 18th, 2009

    Coraline 3D was fab

    May 25th, 2009

    Debauchery at BcLj2

    May 16th, 2009

    Videogame realism - ouch

    April 30th, 2009

    Moved to wordpress

    March 15th, 2009

    Dietary experiments

    March 10th, 2009

    Online buzz is quite cool

    February 13th, 2009

    This is why I hate mornings

    February 10th, 2009

    Girls night and writing

    January 25th, 2009

    My barcamp Ljubljana report

    January 18th, 2009

    Powernaps and gambling

    January 13th, 2009

    Bitter cold and Neil Gaiman

    January 12th, 2009

    And so it ends

    January 1st, 2009

    In year 2009 I will ...

    December 29th, 2008

    Seven christmas truths

    December 24th, 2008

    My first weekly photowalk

    November 24th, 2008

    Old at one and twenty

    November 23rd, 2008

    Took IQ test - found problem

    November 10th, 2008

    Late-night fun

    October 29th, 2008

    Wien is nothing special

    October 22nd, 2008

    Blackberries are arsehats

    October 16th, 2008

    Twitter solves massive bug

    October 13th, 2008

    Switching to feed readers

    October 8th, 2008

    17 hour workday Sunday

    October 6th, 2008

    Sex, fun and games

    September 28th, 2008

    Dressing funnily

    September 17th, 2008

    Hug a developer

    September 12th, 2008

    Who killed Amanda Palmer

    September 9th, 2008

    Typing versus shouting

    August 22nd, 2008

    Plans and scams

    August 19th, 2008

    Divination by coin

    August 15th, 2008


    August 11th, 2008

    PhP conference

    July 7th, 2008

    Blogres 2k8

    June 21st, 2008

    Whiteboard of mind

    June 3rd, 2008

    IPSC 2k8

    May 26th, 2008

    Code monkeys

    May 8th, 2008

    Fool of an april

    April 2nd, 2008

    My brain is a vector

    March 26th, 2008

    Short penis

    February 5th, 2008

    Opensource delight

    January 16th, 2008

    Exams and revolutions

    January 14th, 2008

    Death of Lestat

    January 2nd, 2008


    December 29th, 2007

    In sickness and in death

    December 19th, 2007

    Maths and poetry

    December 9th, 2007


    December 4th, 2007

    Living statue

    November 1st, 2007

    First week

    October 7th, 2007


    September 3rd, 2007

    Summaries and kisses

    August 21st, 2007

    She lives!

    August 7th, 2007


    July 23rd, 2007


    July 9th, 2007

    Dusty death

    July 2nd, 2007

    And we're done

    June 23rd, 2007


    June 19th, 2007


    June 14th, 2007

    Penguin species

    June 10th, 2007

    Studying scrubs

    June 6th, 2007

    Deter heat

    May 30th, 2007

    17. Maj

    May 28th, 2007


    May 15th, 2007

    Nude mountain

    April 30th, 2007


    April 27th, 2007


    April 24th, 2007

    Busy busy busy

    April 17th, 2007

    New Phone

    April 9th, 2007

    Card projectile

    April 3rd, 2007

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