Some IT Wisdom Quotes from Twitter

I believe the way we interact with Twitter reflects the mood and the mindset in general we are. Here I collected some of the tweets I've liked and enjoyed reading recently. Let me know if you have others.

The price for free software is your time.

Kelsey Hightower @kelseyhightower

If you don’t end up regretting your early technology decisions, you probably overengineered.

Randy Shoup @randyshoup

Optimize to be Wrong, not Right.

Barry O'Reilly @BarryOReilly

Most decisions should probably be made with somewhere around 70% of the information you wish you had. If you wait for 90%, in most cases, you're probably being slow.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO @JeffBezos

You can't understand the problem up front. The act of writing the software is what gives us insight into it. Embrace not knowing.

Sarah Mei @sarahmei

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

Douglas Adams

It is the cloud, it is not heaven.

Everything is a tradeoff... just make them intentionally.

Matt Ranney, Chief Architect Uber @mranney

Microservices simplifies code. It trades code complexity for operational complexity.

Do not strive for reusability, and instead aim for replaceability.

Fred Brooks, @ufried

Signing up for Microservices is signing up for evolutionary architecture. There’s no point where you’re just done.

Josh Evans from Netflix

Inverse bus factor: how many people must be hit by a bus for the project to make progress.

Erich Eichinger @oakinger

If you think good architecture is expensive, try bad architecture.

Brian Foote & Joseph Yoder

API Design is easy ... Good API Design is HARD.

David Carver

If we don’t create the thing that kills Facebook, someone else will.

Facebook’s Little Red Book

The Job of the deployment pipeline is to prove that the release candidate is unreleasable.

Jez Humble @jezhumble

Wait... Isn't forking what #opensource is all about? Nope. The power isn't the fork; it's the merge.

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.

W. Edwards Deming

You can sell your time, but you can never buy it back. So the price of everything in life is the amount of time you spend on it.

Hope reading this post was worth the time you spent on it :) Follow me @bibryam for future blog posts on related topics.


Post a Comment

About Me