The problem with experience is that you don’t have it when you need it. Here is a list of 5 things I needed to know when I was younger. Maybe it will help someone who hasn’t learned these lessons. After all, it’s better to learn from the mistakes of others than from your own.
This is a guest post by Sergei Petrov, an adrenaline junkie and a jack-of-all-trades. In Neal Stephenson’s awesome novel Snow Crash, Hiro Protagonist is a part-black, part-Korean hacker, swordsman, pizza delivery man, and intelligence agent. I already have him beat: I’m a Russian-American web developer, pizza delivery man, partial firefighter, paintball player, partial EMT, partial [...]