So the company decided to run a new internship program, and you are now a mentor for the next batch. That’s good news, but whether you are new to engineering management or have some experience already, mentoring and motivating interns is not an easy task…Continue reading “Mentoring Engineering Interns”
It’s a lot of fun to take a peek at improvised home offices set up by reporters, actors, politicians, and people on TV. It adds some sort of warmth and coziness to the news, even if reality is crude and difficult…Continue reading “The reality virus”
It’s nice to see everyone trying to help and do something about this virus, but I honestly don’t think we can change much by posting more stuff on social networks.
Now is the time when we need our governments, doctors, and scientists doing their best work ever…Continue reading “Do your best work”
Some time ago, as an experiment, I decided to use an iPad Pro as my primary computing device. Expectations were low, so I kept my laptop in a drawer and gave it a chance for a couple of weeks.
Working on an iPad seemed ingenious and weird, and several people asked about how I was supposed to write code or do actual work on “that thing,” to which I replied, “I have no idea.”
Four months later, I have not missed my laptop at all. It took me a while to find the right apps…Continue reading “Life with the iPad Pro”
There is nothing better than giving yourself time not to do anything so that you can do a bunch of things without obligation.
In the past week, I have read two books, updated two apps, started with a new idea, learned about SwiftUI, wrote two articles, picked up my mountain bike again, reconnected with my family and friends, rewrote my CV, slept for 16 hours straight and ate and sleep whenever I felt like it.Continue reading “Find yourself some time”