DeveloPassion's Newsletter - Midweek Links #16

Edition Links #16 of my newsletter, discussing Knowledge Management, Knowledge Work, Zen Productivity, Personal Organization, and more!

DeveloPassion's Newsletter - Midweek Links #16

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Personal development, Thinking and Learning

Can fasting help you live longer? Here’s what the science says.
It’s a popular practice, and research shows it has real health benefits. A new diet that tricks your body into thinking it’s fasting may have similar benefits.
The art of asking the right questions
The art of asking questions isn’t dead; it has merely grown dormant. Here are some tips for revitalizing the art of the question.
What Does ‘OK’ Actually Stand For?
Despite OK’s ubiquity, many people don’t know the words behind this two-letter agreement.
Creativity training: How to develop creative skills in employees
By developing skills like divergent thinking and collaboration, creativity training has the potential to unlock revolutionary ideas.

Indie Hacking and bootstrapping

I Spent $35,000 on a “Typo Domain.” Good or Bad Investment?
After spending an “unreasonable” amount of cash on a typo domain six months ago, here’s my ROI and the lessons learned.
Why Non-Linear Career Paths Are The Future
As we face an ever-changing job market, non-linear career paths are becoming the new normal. Here are some reasons why.
I made $1 million in revenue last year selling project-management templates. Here’s how I built up this new income stream in just 2 years.
Thomas Frank’s templates for note-taking software Notion, which he sells through Gumroad, generated more than $1 million in revenue in 2022.
Founders sharing their startup fails in spreadsheets
Ever seen a successful founder and assume they just got lucky? Maybe some luck has been involved
Founder Intuition vs. Team Expertise vs. Customer Expertise
Founders have intuition about their company and products that are hard to describe, but extremely valuable. This post talks about how to harness that and when it ceases to become an effective tool.

AI

This Time It’s Different -Justus Perlwitz
Prompt Engineering
Prompt Engineering, also known as In-Context Prompting, refers to methods for how to communicate with LLM to steer its behavior for desired outcomes without updating the model weights. It is an empirical science and the effect of prompt engineering methods can vary a lot among models, thus requiring…
What Will Transformers Transform? – Rodney Brooks
GitHub - sigoden/aichat: Using ChatGPT/GPT-3.5/GPT-4 in the terminal.
Using ChatGPT/GPT-3.5/GPT-4 in the terminal. Contribute to sigoden/aichat development by creating an account on GitHub.
10 productive ways to use ChatGPT at work (your boss won’t mind) | DeskTime Blog
AI tools like ChatGPT can help you excel at work in all sorts of ways. In this article, discover 10 specific and practical ways how.
GitHub - nichtdax/awesome-totally-open-chatgpt: A list of totally open alternatives to ChatGPT
A list of totally open alternatives to ChatGPT. Contribute to nichtdax/awesome-totally-open-chatgpt development by creating an account on GitHub.

Tech

Qwik Reaches RC Milestone
After months of hard work and community feedback, we are excited to announce Qwik RC!
Next.js vs. Angular: Comparing key features and use cases - LogRocket Blog
Next.js and Angular are both popular JavaScript frameworks for developing web applications. Let’s compare their features, use cases, and more.
Develop Skills with Free Courses in Tech | IBM SkillsBuild
Are you future-ready? Learn tech skills with IBM SkillsBuild free courses - from AI fundamentals to data science and security, all backed by industry experts!
In defence of pull requests | johnnyreilly
Some people feel that pull requests are a barrier to contribution. I disagree.
From a Fan: On the Ascendance of PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is seeing a resurgence because it’s extensible, offers a great developer experience and performs well in Spring and Java apps.