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TTT 20: I Need Help

Welcome to the 20th edition of the TTT Newsletter. I'll be sharing a 2 tweets I loved and a thought I had. Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York City! Tweet I loved I’ve been designing and operating distributed systems since

TTT 20: I Need Help
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TTT 19: I Was Wrong

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York City! Thing I did Most people forget 99% of what they learn during a conversation in a foreign language. I came up with a strategy to combat this. A few weeks back, I shared my

TTT 19: I Was Wrong
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TTT 18: How to Add Value

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York City! Thing I did I wrote the first in a series on How to Add Value: Reduce Urgent Pages. Our slogan at work is to “Add Value, then Make Noise”. We already covered how to

TTT 18: How to Add Value
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TTT 17: Smooth Tamil

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York City! Thing I did Last week, I went to Houston, Texas to visit my cousin. I booked the tickets on Tuesday and left on Thursday. 2 days in advance. Life is for the living. I

TTT 17: Smooth Tamil
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TTT 16: Obsession

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from Nashville, Tennessee! Thing I did I took the entire week off of work from my job. I didn’t open my work laptop. In fact, I didn’t even bring my work laptop. As someone who has

TTT 16: Obsession
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TTT 15: Content Flywheel

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York City! Thing I did I wrote a Twitter thread that went viral! I got a 48% raise this year. I didn't threaten to quit. I didn't get competing offers. Even with inflation at 17%. Here's

TTT 15: Content Flywheel
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TTT 14: Just Say No

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from Maryland! This is where I grew up and where my parents still live. We added 30 newsletter subscribers this week! Thank you to everyone who read and shared "Brag Doc". The feedback was both encouraging and overwhelming.

TTT 14: Just Say No
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TTT 13: Feeling Lucky

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York  City - let's get into it! Thing I did As promised, I wrote an essay on software things! It’s called “Brag Docs: Why and How”. This is the first in a series aimed at

TTT 13: Feeling Lucky
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TTT 12: Give, Give, Give

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York  City - let's get into it! Thought I had It’s easy to write about what you’re already doing. It’s tough to write about what you’re an expert in and feel disengaged

TTT 12: Give, Give, Give
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TTT 11: How to Not Force It

Hi friends, இரவு வணக்கம் (iravu vaNakkam), Buenas Noches, and Good Evening from New York City - let's get into it! Thing I did I called my aunt, Giri Mami, and we practiced speaking Tamil on the phone for 5 minutes. We'd never spoken over the phone in Tamil so

TTT 11: How to Not Force It