Paul Graham is an English programmer,
venture capitalist, and essayist. He is known for
his work on Lisp, for co-founding Viaweb, and
for co-founding the Y Combinator seed capital
firm. from wikipedia
How to Make Wealth
if you wanted to get rich,best bet start or join startup.
economic proposition: 36
There are plenty of other ways to get money, including chance, speculation,
marriage, inheritance,theft, extortion, fraud, monopoly, graft, lobbying,
counterfeiting,and prospecting ......
Wealth is not the same thing as money
wealth can be created
The same recipe that makes individuals rich makes countries powerful.
As a programer
different of program language.
How to become a hacker...java/python/lisp
Good design is simple,is timeless,solves the right problem,is suggestive,is often
slightly funny,is hard,looks easy,uses symmetry,resembles nature,is redesign,
can copy, happens in chunks,is often daring.
I don’t think there is any field in which the best work is done by the people who
just make exactly what the customers tell them to.
always have working code
A painting is never finished. You just stop working on it.
ultimately design and research are aiming for the same destination, just
approaching it from different directions.
hacker and painter
composers, architects, and writers,
what hackers and painters
are trying to do is make good things.
Why Nerds Are Unpopular！
independently considered every question.
Diffpresent ideas against those of various past cultures, and see what you get.
Always Be Questioning!!
I think it’s cleaner if you openly charge subscription fees, instead of forcing people to keep buying
and installing new versions so they’ll keep paying you.
(a) that technical innovation has stopped,
(b) that the people who would create the most wealth aren’t doing it,
(c) that they aren’t getting paid for it.
Beating the Averages（拒绝平庸）
In the software business there is an ongoing struggle between the pointy-headed academics,
and another equally for-midable force, the pointy-haired bosses.