Tanenbaum’s advice for building product, networks, and living life.

“Keep it simple. When in doubt, use the simplest solution. William of Occam stated this principle (Occam’s razor) in the 14th century. Put in modern terms: fight features. If a feature is not absolutely essential, leave it out, especially if the same effect can be achieved by combining other features.”

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Tanenbaum’s advice for building product, networks, and living life.

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