Hi 👋,
I'm Candost.

I am an engineering manager, software engineer, and writer.


I used to think that reading will make me smart.


One day, ten pages before finishing a book, I realized that I had read that same book before. At that point, my life changed.


Now, I don't care how many books I read; I take many notes, connect dots, and share what I've found on this blog and my newsletter.


Want the longer story?See my "about" page.



What am I Doing Now?See my "now" page.



NewsletterSEE ARCHIVE

Every second week, Mektup arrives as letters in the inboxes of software engineers who want to become leaders in the software industry.


In every issue, I talk about the most underrated and the biggest part of software engineering: the non-technical side.


Latest Issue: #34: Process Thinking: Too Few Processes is Chaos; Too Many Won't Move Anything


Newest ArticlesSEE ALL


Podcast SEE ALL EPISODES

Software World Podcast is a series of interviews with industry experts and knowledge sharing episodes. Each episode uncovers a problem and a journey.


Latest Episode: How to Present Solutions as Software Engineers [Software World Ep. #28]

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Popular ArticlesSEE ALL


Book NotesSEE ALL



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