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…

New project [🐒📈🦍]

At the beginning of 2020, I promised myself that I will release two new mobile applications. The first one has already been released as Kowa. The second one is hereby in progress. This is going to be a very exciting project for me. This mobile app is going to be…

Apple 2020 September Event

Initial thoughts for the #AppleEvent - May step over to Apple Watch Series 6 from 4 - iPad upgrades are nice but still happy with my iPad Pro 2018 (120Hz) - Apple One seems like a great deal, but a hassle to step over from Spotify I think. Will write…

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…

Software is never finished

The only way software is truly finished, is when customers stay the same forever. Spoiler, this is impossible. Once humans get accustomed to something they want better. Civilization and innovation are built upon that idea. Once the humans created the first car, a faster one was being built. Then a…