The older I get, the less I care about making tech decisions right and the more I care about retaining the ability to change a wrong one.
Coding War Stories: "I can't tell you how many times I've broken all the things by making a change that couldn't possibly break anything."
I love feature flags. They let us go to production and abide the rule "if the crap hits the fan, turn off the crap, or turn off the fan."
hypoindexic cyanosis: the condition of turning blue because you held your breath waiting for the database to finish running your query