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Avoid premature optimization

When facing a problem we tend to generalize so we can approach the problem at a systemic level. We do this when building products but also in how we conduct our lives. However, it's mostly premature:

  • Abstraction is a form of optimization and should not be done before the space has been properly explored. 
  • Standardization is also optimization and should be avoided until there is enough evidence to support the standardization. 

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