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Victor Chan

Hi, Iā€™m Victor. I share my learnings on this blog

# latest writes šŸ“

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7 Useful Javascript tips

Without further ado, lets dive into it: If you have an array of values, you can filter out falsy values...

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NodeJS: logging

Here is a quick and dirty guide on how to add logging to your ExpressJS app. I'll assume that you already know about Javascript...

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SSH Port Forwarding

Scenario: Say you have a remote linux server somewhere remote (AWS EC2 or something)...

# gear I use šŸ“·

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Sony a7sii

This is the older model of the a7siii, allows me to shoot video even in the darkest of situations

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Sony 24mm f1.4 GM

This lens is abit on the pricey side, but with its wide aperture gives such creamy blurred backgrounds

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Sony ZV-1

I find myself using this tiny setup more than the main camera, perfect for everyday carry

# influences ā­

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Paul Graham

Co founder of Y combinator (a startup accelerator). He gives really good startup advice.

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Elon Musk

To see what is possible, also taught me about using first principles and the power of thinking for yourself.

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Ali Abdaal

On making youtube videos

# recommendations šŸ“š

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Atomic habits

He talks about real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions.

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Deep work

Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task.

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Show your work

Still having a read of this, but it looks promising.