Rule #2 For Working in Tech:

Learn what the acronyms mean. RPC, JWT, API, and especially any domain specific TLAs all help with big picture understanding if you know what they actually mean. Nothing’s worse than getting caught using an acronym incorrectly if the answer is in the acronym. Random bit of extra trivia: If you can pronounce it (e.g. “REST”) then it’s an acronym. If …

Rule #1 For Working in Tech:

Never buy a thumb drive with moving parts. It always goes south if you don’t. Lost caps, parts get loose, or the worst thing: retractable connectors that retract when you’re trying to insert them. Save yourself the headache.