Having gone through quite a lot of changes on a personal level during the past two years, this quote by Jen Sutherland-Miller – taken from her blogpost F*ck Work-Life Balance – struck me as it’s exactly what I’ve been doing the last year:
I gave myself permission to say, “Yes,” to the things that inspire me and, “No,” to the things that no longer serve me.
It might give you a clue as to why I switched jobs, why I’m less active in Scouting than I used to be, why I’ve been following that many PADI Specialty Courses, and why I went on two diving holidays already this year, etc.
The condition of any backup is unknown until a restore is attempted.
The original iPhone used what was basically an off-the-shelf Samsung DVD player’s processor. It was such an underpowered piece of junk, it’s a miracle the iPhone ever worked. But thanks to some heroic effort in software, it was good enough. And it laid the groundwork for one of the most successful product families of all time.
Taken from Apple’s Bitcode Telegraphs Future CPU Plans which highlights the biggest, yet unnoticed, change announced at this year’s WWDC.
"Your password must contain at least 8 letters, a capital, a plot, a protagonist with good character development, a twist & a happy ending."
— Thomas J Carr (@OpenWithMit) October 13, 2014
Ship and iterate. The companies that are the fastest at this process will win.
— from “How Google Works”
At 6y/o my software development training began when my dog went missing & I followed his tracks 5mi into the woods. He was in the garage.
— Rebecca Slatkin (@RebeccaSlatkin) December 23, 2014
Meetings are where ideas go to die.
— Nic Haralambous
Such a good quote (extracted from the previous post here on bram.us) that I’m giving it a separate place here, to honour it properly.
You know what they say, “Great minds should have searched Github first.”
— Shaun Inman (@shauninman) May 19, 2014
Your mind is a muscle, just like any other: you need to use it to keep it in top condition.
— Andy Clarke in “A Different Letter to a Junior Designer”