On Software, Systems Thinking, Entrepreneurship & more.

All of my long-form thoughts on software, Systems Thinking, entrepreneurship, and more, collected in chronological order.

2023 prediction results

At the beginning of January, I made some predictions for the year. How did they pan out? Some where surprisingly accurate..

The Generalist/Specialist hiring mismatch

Tech needs more proactive generalists with high-level problem-solving- and interpersonal skills, with a high capacity for learning, but we hire for deep specialization with an emphasis on rote memorization. How do we start probing for what really matters?

Post programming-language software engineering

Bruce Lee said "Using no way as a way, having no limitation as limitation", and I think this applies to software engineering and programming languages as well.

The startup lottery

Startup success is a lot like a lottery, but where certain factors can tilt the odds in your favour. Calling it a lottery may be unpopular, but even Venture Capitalists admit it to an extent.

Crypto: the great "regulatory uncertainty"-lie

For years, the crypto industry has been crying out for "regulatory certainty" to the point where a large proportion of people have been gaslit into thinking there is actually regulatory uncertainty. There is, in fact, no uncertainty.

When remote work transcends the meat-space

The pandemic accelerated the move towards remote work. Now a new generation of tools are in many instances making the virtual superior to the physical. What long-term consequences does this bring?

Self-hosting all the things

I`ve been through the cycle of writing on Blogger, Wordpress, Tumblr, Medium, Substack. No more, the cycle has to end. I`m taking back control.