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Does reading in a foreign language affect learning?

This is not the usual type of article you’d expect from me. It’s a more detailed description for a question I asked on Quora — Does reading in a foreign language affect learning? . The point is that I’m not sure if and how does reading in a foreign language affect learning. How does it affect what…

My fear of publishing

Here's a funny story: I have around 70 unpublished articles in various stages of evolution — from only an outline and a title all the way to fully fledged articles. I also have four book ideas out of which two are almost done , five or so courses that are fully outlined as well as a host of product…

Blasphemy! Multiple microservices, shared database.

Here are some of my thoughts on microservices. It's a small rant, but if you bare with me, you'll also get some value from it. We’ve come to believe that some microservices rules are set in stone. The microservices cargo-cult is getting bigger and bigger. You need to have 30 services and each of…

The techpreneur's productivity dilemma

“I want to code!” It’s the little voice in your head, constantly pestering you to get productive . Replace code with any technology-related hard skill and you have the tech person's productivity dilemma. But what does it mean to be productive? What does it mean to be productive as a solo…