The Ochronus online newsletter
DesenrascançoDesenrascanço is a Portuguese word meaning the action to artfully disentangle oneself from a troublesome situation in an improvised, nonstandard manner.
May 10, 2021
Iktsuarpokit’s inuit for the feeling of anticipation while waiting for someone to arrive, often leading to intermittently going outside to check for them.
April 20, 2021
Wabi-SabiWabi-Sabi is a beautiful Japanese concept that represents finding beauty in imperfections.
April 7, 2021
GökottaGökotta is an untranslatable Swedish word, which essentially means “to rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing”.
March 20, 2021
TsundokuTsundoku - it means acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in ones home without reading them.
March 12, 2021
ShoganaiShoganai is an important word in Japanese. It can be translated “it can’t be helped.”
March 4, 2021
UitwaaienUitwaaien is an idiomatic Dutch expression that means to go out in windy weather, particularly into nature or a park, in order to refresh and clear one’s mind.
February 27, 2021
FlânerFlâner refers to the art of leisurely strolling the streets of Paris without any goal or destination simply for the pleasure of soaking up the city’s beauty.
February 18, 2021
“I hope this newsletter finds you well” ;)Aspaldiko – This untranslatable Basque word describes the euphoria and happiness felt when catching up with someone you haven’t seen in a long time.
February 14, 2021
February 8, 2021
February Fever – komorebikomorebi – a beautiful forest with sunlight peeking through the leaves of the trees.
February 2, 2021
One week in 2021
January 9, 2021
Let 2021 start
January 2, 2021
December 26, 2020
The night before Christmas
December 19, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 49A collection of articles about focus vs. remote work, conspiracy theories, black holes, diversity and hiring myths.
December 5, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 47A collection of articles about communication, emotional intelligence, how platform engineering drives culture and diversity
November 22, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 46A collection of articles about cryptography, typescript, tech quality, meeting notes and tech interviews
November 15, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 45A collection of articles about focus vs. remote work, conspiracy theories, black holes, diversity and hiring myths.
November 8, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 44A collection of articles about a decision making, delegation, pitfalls of servant leadership and effective goal setting.
October 30, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 43A collection of articles about particle physics, psychology, organizational changes, coaching and toxic behaviors in product development
October 24, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 42 - Ochronus onlineA collection of articles about a decision making, delegation, pitfalls of servant leadership and effective goal setting.
October 18, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 41 - Ochronus onlineA collection of articles about a Rust-based safe programming course, an amazing workflow to remember what you learn, how narcissistic leaders infect org culture, a thought experiment on democracy and learning on company time.
October 10, 2020
Newsletter - 2020 week 40 - Ochronus onlineInteresting links about burnout, our sense of time, a connection between learning speed and being told what choices to make, recognizing your management wins and how to have productive arguments.
October 3, 2020