Knowledge Is Everything: Review: You Should Write Blogs?
A measurement of length of a piece of writing, particularly when indicating a length excessive for the genre. A Yegge is approximately 4000 words or 25 kilobytes. Named for well known programmer and technical blogger Steve Yegge, whose blog up to about 2009 was notorious for entries of approximately 1 or 2 Yegges in length, vastly exceeding the typical length of blog entries in the genre.
Posts about Steve Yegge written by Shrutarshi Basu. I’ve never been a particularly fast typist. Despite reading Steve Yegge’s very entertaining Programming’s Dirtiest Secret once every few months or so, I’ve been stuck in the 40 to 50 words-per-minute range for a few years now. Most of the time, this is not a big problem, for multiple reasons.
Why You Should Blog March 8, 2006. Steve Yegge’s essay about why one should write a blog. I am not sure why I want to blog. For me, its like writing a diary which I can go back and read after a while to remember what I was into. I have not been doing it long enough to see other benifits.
So, I’m going to take Stevey’s advise. Blog for innovation and clarity. Imagine if you will, ideas comes in queue. As long as you are still toying with the first idea, you are just looking at the first element in the queue. But if you write it down, you remove the element from the queue. And the next element on the queue comes to the front.
If you do not read all of those above then you will miss the intent of my blog post. As per Steve Summit, Eric Raymond and Paul Graham, you do not need to focus much on Math to become a brilliant programmer, a hacker, the most decorated word for a programmer (I do not mean Crackers who break into computers and steal private data.
People who give all their content to Google, Facebook, Yahoo, etc. should think long and hard about whether or not the convenience is worth it. My site (a small blog, no big deal) is hosted on a server a friend of mine administers. A group of us chip in and pay the colocation fees.
Practice your writing. Choose your reason or find new ones. Once you are set on blogging, you may find the guidelines below to be useful. How to write for the blog. Just some hints on how to make it easier for you to write and for the visitor to read. Of course blogging is all about who you are, so you are encouraged to write in your own style. 1.