Almost everyone who does great work toils in relative obscurity. Performance reviews are social fiction. How do people really advance through the corporate hierarchy?
Becoming Steve Jobs is an excellent book. You should drop what you’re reading and read it instead. I loved it; I expect to reread at least one more tim…
Slava Akhmechet
A few days ago I finished reading Leander Kahney’s book on Jony Ive. Here are the parts that I highlighted. I don’t recommend reading the book unless y…
Slava Akhmechet
A few days ago I realized something. I don’t like writing. I realized it because I found creative energy to work on programming projects again, and I e…
Slava Akhmechet
Last time I reviewed Steve Jobs and the NeXT Big Thing. Today I want to review Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance. The juxtaposition of the two books is fortuit…
Slava Akhmechet
I've been hacking non-stop for over two weeks. During this time my tech stack has grown to many libraries and multiple services. I've done a lot of exp…
Slava Akhmechet
Last week I spent every waking moment coding Myrme. I haven’t been this consumed by flow in years. I even thought I permanently lost that ability. But,…
Slava Akhmechet
Last week I wrote that I'm starting to work on Myrme— a social network to promote cordial civil discourse. I feel uneasy about a small cabal of compani…
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