Two aphorisms of his that I really take to heart are: 1) “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence”, and 2) “Have an open mind, but not so open that your brain falls out”.
Great quotes by Carl Sagan!
Because of the outsize weighting of new and exciting technologies, a typical developer could feel that their skills are out of date and the technologies they’re using are passé …even if those technologies are actually in wide use.
I don’t know about you, but I constantly feel like I’m behind the curve because I’m not currently using TypeScript or GraphQL or React.
The Hacker Way is an approach to building that involves continuous improvement and iteration. Hackers believe that something can always be better, and that nothing is ever complete. They just have to go fix it — often in the face of people who say it’s impossible or are content with the status quo.Rands In Repose: Hacking is Important
“Be kinder than necessary.
Everyone you meet is fighting some kind