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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.

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    Software Engineering Lessons from Production

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    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

    Writing


    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

    Dreamhosting


    December 29th, 2007

    In sickness and in death


    December 19th, 2007

    Maths and poetry


    December 9th, 2007

    Punk


    December 4th, 2007

    Living statue


    November 1st, 2007

    First week


    October 7th, 2007

    Gym


    September 3rd, 2007

    Summaries and kisses


    August 21st, 2007

    She lives!


    August 7th, 2007

    Medievalness


    July 23rd, 2007

    Bookses


    July 9th, 2007

    Dusty death


    July 2nd, 2007

    And we're done


    June 23rd, 2007

    Dissatisfactions


    June 19th, 2007

    Gertrude


    June 14th, 2007

    Penguin species


    June 10th, 2007

    Studying scrubs


    June 6th, 2007

    Deter heat


    May 30th, 2007

    17. Maj


    May 28th, 2007

    Battles


    May 15th, 2007

    Nude mountain


    April 30th, 2007

    Tea


    April 27th, 2007

    Reality?


    April 24th, 2007

    Busy busy busy


    April 17th, 2007

    New Phone


    April 9th, 2007

    Card projectile


    April 3rd, 2007

    Software Engineering Lessons from Production

    Join Swizec's Newsletter and get insightful emails 💌 on mindsets, tactics, and technical skills for your career. Real lessons from building production software. No bullshit.

    "Man, love your simple writing! Yours is the only newsletter I open and only blog that I give a fuck to read & scroll till the end. And wow always take away lessons with me. Inspiring! And very relatable. 👌"

    ~ Ashish Kumar

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