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Understand the size of the problem

It's important to understand what is how big the problem is.

Use questions like:

  • How many requests the system should satisfy?
  • What is the expected response time?
  • How many resources do we have?
  • What about deadlines?

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Implement your solution trying to make it understandable by your grandma.

Avoid fancy and complex implementations. Put them aside in favor of a simple and understandable one. And optimization to the moment they are necessary.

To solve a problem, you have to understand exactly what the problem is.

When you start solving a problem, be sure to understand the starting point, the end goal, and the obstacles in between. The worst possible thing is to produce a solution that actually doesn’t do what’...

The chance someone else already solved your problem is high. All you have to do is a search in the literature to find out if there is a solution for a problem matching your use case. There is no point in reinventing the wheel.

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Beau Lotto

"There is no inherent value in any piece of data because all information is meaningless in itself. Why? Because information doesn’t tell you what to do."

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Creating an inclusive engineering culture

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Airbnb Engineering strives to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. Team members worked with employees from affected communities to address non-inclusiv...

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