A hundred things I learned writing my first technical book “Data-Oriented Programming” | Yehonathan Sharvit:
Usually readers stop reading after reading the middle of the book. If you want them to read the second half of your book, you need to find a way to hook them.
A possible way to hook your readers is to tell a story.
Inspiration is not linear. It’s OK to stop writing for a couple of hours.
Motivation is not linear. It’s OK to stop writing for a couple of weeks.
Scripting News: Echoes of 2002:
So much has changed. There was no Twitter or Facebook in 2002. None of the writing systems we use now existed. I think RSS 2.0 even predates WordPress.#
I have found a way to make it much simpler and easier to evolve feeds on the web, and I’m not waiting for permission I’m just going ahead. That’s in fact what happened after RSS 2.0 with podcasting. We just did it, no one objected, and off we went.