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4 Books that are not about computers that made me a good Software Developer

Great list. One I always think about is “To engineer is human...

ADHD, the Quarantine, and Me

Thank you for writing this. Some people do feel like ADHD is ...

The R.A.G (Redshift Analyst Guide): Understanding the Query Plan (Explain)

"The inner table is scanned first, and appears nearer the bot...

A portable Makefile for continuous delivery with Hugo and GitHub Pages

This is a bunch of awesome things, and don't worry, eventua...

Postgres Is Underrated—It Handles More than You Think

I’ve looked at Druid, also considering MemSQL , ClickHouse ...

Postgres Is Underrated—It Handles More than You Think

This is a great article! You mention “Use multi-column in...

Postgres Is Underrated—It Handles More than You Think

I am also thinking about this. RDBMS generally are good at ...

Postgres Is Underrated—It Handles More than You Think

Is “forking” count some special operation or just a nice wo...

A Humility Training Exercise for Technical Interviewers

That's very interesting insight. It reminds me of double-bl...

A quick guide to squashing Git commits

git mergetool Run that at the command line and it will lau...

The New Golden Rule of Programmers

It doesn't apply to people who aren't engaged in work that ...

The New Golden Rule of Programmers

Ideally listen to white noise (or Brownian noise for a more...

Object-Oriented Programming Strikes Back!

I'm really surprised there isn't some paper proving that OO...

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