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my two pieces of advice @abhinav
advice # 1  
what is the most important thing in your day-to-day life?         
your cell-phone?  
Internet?  
how about food?  
#1a understand and appreciate the importance of other professions and professionals  
#1b and possibly learn from them  
have you seen carpenter at work?  
Intel faces billion dollar chip recall  
action sequences in golmaal  
compare with agile development  
http://www.slideshare.net/bokardo/metricsdriven-design-4317168
advice # 2  
"So many centuries after the creation, it is unlikely that anyone could find hitherto unknown lands of any value&quot...
"...any one who expects a source of power from the transformation of these atoms is talking moonshine.." - Ernes...
search is a solved problem  
hackers are like painters - Paul Graham  
why? why not?  
#2 read and listen to what other 'experts' are saying - but don't marinate yourself in the conventional wisdom without thi...
and this brings me down to advice # 3  
“ he who should inspire and lead his race must be defended from travelling with the souls of other men, from living, breat...
or in other words  
facebook & twitter are injurious to your health.  
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How to be a better developer: Lessons learned from non-programmers

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How to be a better developer: Lessons learned from non-programmers

  1. 1. my two pieces of advice @abhinav
  2. 2. advice # 1  
  3. 3. what is the most important thing in your day-to-day life?         
  4. 4. your cell-phone?  
  5. 5. Internet?  
  6. 6. how about food?  
  7. 7. #1a understand and appreciate the importance of other professions and professionals  
  8. 8. #1b and possibly learn from them  
  9. 9. have you seen carpenter at work?  
  10. 10. Intel faces billion dollar chip recall  
  11. 11. action sequences in golmaal  
  12. 12. compare with agile development  
  13. 13. http://www.slideshare.net/bokardo/metricsdriven-design-4317168
  14. 14. advice # 2  
  15. 15. "So many centuries after the creation, it is unlikely that anyone could find hitherto unknown lands of any value" Report of the committee organized in 1486 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain to study Columbus' plans to find a shorter route to India.  
  16. 16. "...any one who expects a source of power from the transformation of these atoms is talking moonshine.." - Ernest Rutherford (father of nuclear physics and nobel prize winner)  
  17. 17. search is a solved problem  
  18. 18. hackers are like painters - Paul Graham  
  19. 19. why? why not?  
  20. 20. #2 read and listen to what other 'experts' are saying - but don't marinate yourself in the conventional wisdom without thinking  
  21. 21. and this brings me down to advice # 3  
  22. 22. “ he who should inspire and lead his race must be defended from travelling with the souls of other men, from living, breathing, reading, and writing in the daily, time-worn yoke of their opinions" -  Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Culture," The Conduct of Life (1860).   http://www.theamericanscholar.org/solitude-and-leadership/
  23. 23. or in other words  
  24. 24. facebook & twitter are injurious to your health.  

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