Daniel Iversen's blog – just some links and opinions..

4 Things That Set Successful CEOs Apart 

In Brief The Problem Too many CEOs fail at their jobs. From 2000 to 2013, 25% of the Fortune 500 chief executives who left their firms were forced out. The…

August 5th, 2017.

The Evolution of Code Deploys at Reddit 

Neil Williams & Saurabh Sharma u/spladug & u/foklepoint We’re constantly deploying code at Reddit . Every engineer writes code, gets it reviewed, checks it in,…

August 1st, 2017.

Must read article on how our lives will change dramatically in 20 years by CEO of Mercedes. 

In a recent interview, the MD of Daimler Benz (Mercedes Benz) said their competitors are no longer other car companies but Tesla (obvious), Google, Apple,…

July 26th, 2017.

Reverse Engineering A Successful Lifestyle Business: Here’s Everything I’ve Learned From Reading 

Lifestyle business are truly something remarkable . They allow the founders to live life on their own terms, with much more freedom from societal constraints.…

July 20th, 2017.

My Curated List of AI and Machine Learning Resources from Around the Web 

When I was writing books on networking and programming topics in the early 2000s, the web was a good, but an incomplete resource. Blogging had started to take…

July 14th, 2017.

Talks are Entertainment – 

Talks are Entertainment I think a common interpretation of a conference talk is that you’re going to get up on stage and elevate the craftsmanship and knowledge…

June 9th, 2017.

Design principle: IKEA effect – UX Planet 

The IKEA effect is a cognitive bias that can influence the outcome and perceived value of products to a big degree. People tend to place high value on products…

May 21st, 2017.

Warren Buffett’s “20 Slot” Rule: How to Simplify Your Life 

Charlie Munger settled into his seat in front of the crowd at the University of Southern California. It was 1994 and Munger had spent the last 20 years working…

May 20th, 2017.

The (slightly insane) morning routines of these top professionals 35 and under | Olivia Barrow | LinkedIn 

Whether morning means 3:30 a.m. or 11:59 a.m., members of the 2016 Next Wave list know how to supercharge the start to their day, getting their minds and bodies…

October 14th, 2016.

Confessions of a Necromancer – 

pieterh wrote on 21 Sep, 06:38 (2 days ago) Thirty-five years I’ve written code, a necromancer weaving spells to bring the dead to life. Hardware and…

September 24th, 2016.

Startups in 13 Sentences 

Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator . Watch how this essay was written . February 2009 One of the things I always tell startups is a principle I…

August 15th, 2016.

Are Your 1:1’s Effective? | Brandon Naber | LinkedIn 

My 1:1 meetings are unhelpful & ineffective. They’re becoming a waste of my time… Have you ever said this about your 1:1 meetings? The amount of times we’ve…

August 13th, 2016.

Design Resources — HH Design — Medium 

Design Resources Links and tools and things that might be useful. Last updated: 5.12.2016 New to design and not sure where to start? Read this first: Defining…

June 2nd, 2016.

Shortcuts to a Well Balanced Life – CityLife 

on January 21, 2016 at 7:00 am Finding a gap in work to live your life is a fault many modern employees make. That divide between living and working works…

April 28th, 2016.

This Man Wants To Inspire You To Finally Follow Your Dreams 

Mike Lewis found himself at a crossroads when he was 24 years old, feeling unstimulated working in the corporate world but too scared to quit. Eventually, he…

April 21st, 2016.

MJML – The Responsive Email Framework 

Getting started Try it live Templates Components Documentation The only framework that makes responsive-email easy Download Download Getting started Getting…

February 13th, 2016.

Kathy Sierra: Building the minimum Badass User, Business of Software. A masterclass in thinking about software product development. – Business of Software USA 

Stop what you are doing and watch this is you are involved in making software. Most people have been doing it all wrong. The inspirational Kathy Sierra kicked…

October 10th, 2015.

Here’s Google’s Secret to Hiring the Best People | WIRED 

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression” was the tagline for a Head & Shoulders shampoo ad campaign in the 1980s. It unfortunately…

April 8th, 2015.

Choose Boring Technology 

Probably the single best thing to happen to me in my career was having had Kellan placed in charge of me. I stuck around long enough to see Kellan’s technical…

March 31st, 2015.

How to Get 40 Hours of Work Done in 16.7 

If you’re anything like I used to be, you work a lot – 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week. You let your work be a big part of how you define yourself. You wear…

March 30th, 2015.