The sound of silence

This song is just magical. After almost 20 years… It brings back good old memories… Simon’s and Garfunkel’s voices are just surreal. Something calm in the midst of a chaotic …

On becoming a people empowerer

Notes about being people manager A short note to self, after reading several books on managements (Good to Great, Build to Last, How Google Works, Start with Why, Steve Jobs …

Latency numbers that every software engineer should know

Latency Numbers (circa 2012) L1 cache reference ……………………. 0.5 ns Branch mispredict ………………………. 5 ns L2 cache reference ……………………… 7 ns Mutex lock/unlock ……………………… 25 ns Main memory reference …………………. …