Creativity and Engineering with Derek Sivers
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“Creativity never comes to you – she will only meet you halfway.”
Derek Sivers is a programmer, musician, and writer. He has created several companies and products, including CD Baby, which became the largest seller of independent music online.
- As programmers, do we have an obligation to create new things?
- How did your interest in PostgreSQL evolve?
- Why does Active Record complicate things?
- What were the interesting engineering challenges at CDBaby?
- You wrote a post about loss in 2010 – can you talk a little bit about this and what you learned from this experience?
- What is the most counterintuitive thing you’ve learned in life?
- The War of Art
- Superhuman by Habit
- Simple Made Easy
- Simplify: move code into database functions
- Derek on Twitter
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