Technical debt: Win short-term by assuming debt, win long-term by paying it back. Win both ways with clean code you understand.
Programming can be an art form but one must approach it as an artist. Don't expect art to pay your bills. Even Don Knuth had a side job.
Programmer's burden: every line of code solves a problem, real or imagined.
Comcast vs. Netflix will ruin the net because both refuse to accept a superior architecture like BitTorrent.
Great advice for coding for scale. Here I rewrite the five laws in my own words so that they sink in.… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…