Hi đź‘‹,
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.



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Every second week, Mektup arrives as casual letters in the inboxes of aspiring or existing software engineering leaders.


In every letter, I talk about engineering management, careers, growth, organizational challenges, and more.


Latest Issue: #40: Pros and Cons of Changing Tech Stacks


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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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