5 things (2017 #42)

  1. HackerNews clone created using React and GraphQL stack.
  2. Nice article how to create serverless function using Node.js and AWS Lambda.
  3. James Altucher podcast episode with Tony Hawk about his career as a skater and entrepreneur.
  4. Another fun James Altucher podcast episode with Maria Konnikova about con artists and tactics they use to get desired results.
  5. Very interesting Joe Rogan podcast episode with Gary Taubes about good calories and bad calories.
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5 things (2017 #40)

  1. An Art Of Charm podcast episode with Scott Adams about persuasion, hypnosis, why possibly Donald Trump win the elections and more.
  2. Really enjoyed listening to ¬†Art Of Charm podcast episode with Shaquille O’Neal. It discusses various careers that Shaq was pursuing in his life, the importance of having a group of close people that can influence your decisions in a good way and more.
  3. It’s been almost 2 months (not sure how about the exact day count), that I have been taking only cold shower in morning. As we progress more in autumn the cold shower has been getting colder and colder, but I think I will continue to do it for the rest of my life as there’s is some possible health benefits and it’s definitely a big mood lifter. Here’s a video from YouTube that shows 30 days cold shower experiment.
  4. An interesting article about how modern Node.js modules should look like.
  5. Very useful article about how to minimize CSS rending blocking by splitting your CSS into critical and non critical parts and loading only critical CSS part at first.

5 things (2017 #37)

  1. James Altucher show episode with Ev Williams about how Blogger, Twitter and Medium platforms was created.
  2. James Altucher show episode with Mick Ebeling about how to do impossible things.
  3. Very extensive blog post about how to use NPM as build scripts tool.
  4. Introductory blog post for new and very fast Node.js framework Fastify.
  5. Extensive tutorial about how to build interactive Game Of Thrones map using PostgreSQL (using PostGIS extension) and Redis.

5 things (2017 #30)

  1. Tim Ferris show with John Crowley tells story how he started biotech company to save his kids that were having a rare disease sounds more like a movie that real life. Incredible.
  2. 16 tips for using SCSS.
  3. Extensive examination of slider component design.
  4. Checklist of best practices of Node.js apps in production.
  5. Long awaited week long vacation with family. We took a trip to Venstpils for 3 days and also enjoyed some leisure time in before and after.