Nothing teach short attention span like the internet.
Back in the pre-internet days, time felt slower because information delay was still exist. We dont mind waiting a bit longer in order to digest lengthy pages of information. Fast forward in the era of instant gratification where everything can be discovered instantly, we read headlines and list most of the times cause aint nobody got time for that scrollable feature articles.
To flex our brain a little bit, heres some recommended comprehensive articles on the internet which i belive is meatful and highly nutritious.
Paul Graham on Starting your own startup
Y Combinator boss Paul Graham golden wisdom about starting a startup. He gave advice from brainstorming the idea, hiring the right people, figuring out what customer want, raising fund, operate efficiently and much much more. A must read for startup founder or anyone who wants to start business.
Joel Software on Guerrilla Interviewing
Along with Coding Horror, Joel on Software blog was my regular read back in college days. These two blog introduced me to the management side of software. Which turns out to be not less sophisticated and exciting as the coding itself. In this post, Joel Spolsky (which founded FogCreek , Stack Exchange & Trello) breaks down how to recruit great software developer. Eventhough its very specific, Joel’s concept of Smart & Getting things done is very interesting and can be widely applied.
Wired Magazine on Digital Literacy
This article introduce me to the term Digital Literacy. A thought provoking idea which is due to digital age were living in, everyone should be skilled in information technology.
Fortune feature articles on Peter Thiel
Dont tell me you never heard of Peter Thiel. He was the man behind or contributed to things you used daily such as Paypal, Facebook, Linkedin, Quora, and many others. He was the Don in silicon valley world and im not even kidding. This article covered lots of interesting stuff about Thiels life such as his early rise in Paypal, his ambitious investment which includes government-less floating island and the controversies in his ideas of funding students to abandon college. This man is basically Bolivar Trask (or even Lex Luthor) in real life.