Some things I'm thinking about or reading currently

Note: This page might seem somewhat disjointed. It's a scratchpad of interesting ideas, links and notes related to topics I'm investigating or wrestling with.


Programmer's critique of Missing Structure of Operating Systems

Blog entry - A neat summary of some of the problems with operating systems that I think most developers would agree on. Food for thought.


Tech Talk Travel - Ben Stephenson, founder & CEO Impala

Youtube video - Great insights into the tech side of the travel industry, focus for a possible upcoming blog series.


Lessons in career advancement

Career Abroad - How the Best Technologists Are Conquering the World


How to be effective in the theatre of work

An article by Tom Critchlow comparing knowledge work to improv theatre, where some startling parallels emerge.

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What we know we don't know

Related to my question what makes a good developer, I enjoyed this talk by Wayne Hillel.