Ownership is important

When you own it. Let's think of when you own a new car. Would you take care of it? Probably yes, you wouldn't recklessly drive (if you don't have the skills) and potentially damage the car. Same with owning a house. If you own a house, you will take care…

Software Builder or Writer?

You either quit programming or live long enough to see yourself becoming a documentation writer 😬 — Hoye Lam | 林浩意 (@hoyelam) August 21, 2020 My role has changed quite a lot since I started working for Somnox. From a sole software builder to a lead for projects and teams. I noticed…

THE job interview question

The interview process for hiring software employees is very dynamic. There are various components depending on the company. There could be getting-to-know conversations, live QA, coding exercise/project, or other unique forms. As an engineer that have handled several job application interviews. There is always one question I ask and…

Suck at writing? Write

Since the launch of Kowa, I have realized several things in my life. Some of them I may write about later, but this article is about writing. I would say that I suck at writing in general. I grew up in the Netherlands and learned Dutch as my second or…

Start free, earn later

Want to start with a new path? Maybe in software development, UI design, UX research, sales, marketing, or whatever? There is only one way to get good at it: get experience and learn from the ones before you. There are no hacks. That's it I see so many people talk…