Measure, then act

Dan, a co-worker from Automattic wrote this in a p2 post today:

Measure, then act. Almost every major decision we made was in response to real-world data. Often we would be surprised and have our expectations challenged, both in terms of what was NOT possible, but also what WAS possible.

It reminds me of the old saying, “Measure twice, cut once”, and in software development, the more we measure, the more we discover.

The Things We Save

Sorting through the old boxes of the stuff we save, I inhale dust and emotions. Here are a few of interesting gems.

Sub Prime Music

A current life goal of mine is to reduce my monthly cost of living, and to achieve that, I need to remove non-essential spending. I’m sad to be ditching my old friend Spotify Premium. I’ll be switching to Amazon Prime Music for my mobile listening, but I’ll still use the Spotify free version when I’ve dropped anchor.

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