No matter whether you’re on a train, on a toilet, or on acid you’ll enjoy these games. Guaranteed!

What’s so special about them? They all follow a couple of principles:

  1. The graphics are simple yet delightful and mostly 2D.
  2. The rules and gameplay are easy to learn and remember but…

“How do you measure the success of DevRel?”, “Can you quantify the impact of a developer advocate’s work?”, “What’s the ROI on DevRel?”, “How does your work help us?”. If these questions sound familiar, chances are so does the imminent urge to leave the room when they’re raised. In my…


I had never been good at sports (perhaps with an exception of swimming) and yet it somehow happened and I started to run and have been running for five years. …


Let’s face it, my brain is just not compatible with any device that has a segment display or more than one button. Whether it’s a scientific calculator, thermostat, or water irrigation controller, I’m just not patient enough to RTFM or to try to learn and understand all the pictograms.

The…


Are you implementing Objectives and Key Results across your company and don’t want your colleagues to feel frustrated after the first couple of few weeks?

Note for the reader: This article expects a basic knowledge of the OKR framework, originally introduced by Intel. I try to summarize the experience I…


What defines a healthy workplace relationship? What can be done to have better and stronger relationships?

Relationships — how deep they go?

Not so long ago, a friend of mine was getting married and I had the honor to be her man of honor. She is actually a colleague of mine (and a former teammate). I’ve…


The year 2018 was absolutely groundbreaking to me. I completely reorganized my life and I feel that I’m happier than I’ve ever been in my life. If something troubles you or you’d like to change your life for the better, here’s a three-step recipe:

1) The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

There is an overwhelming plethora of…

Petr Švihlík

Dev @Microsoft. All posts at https://petrsvihlik.com/

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