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Yevgeniy Brikman
Works at Atomic Squirrel
Attended Cornell University
Lives in Menlo Park, CA
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"Agility Requires Safety": my talk on the safety mechanisms that allow you to build software quickly. http://www.slideshare.net/brikis98/agility-requires-safety
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My post on Y Combinator's Macro Blog where I discuss one of the most common reasons new startups and projects fail and what to do about it. http://themacro.com/articles/2016/01/minimum-viable-product-process/
“You know that old saw about a plane flying from California to Hawaii being off course 99% of the time—but constantly correcting? The same is true of successful startups—except they may start out heading toward Alaska.” —-Evan Williams ...
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Ratings for "Hello, Startup": Amazon: 5.0/5.0 (10 reviews). GoodReads: 4.69/5.0 (32 ratings). O'Reilly: 4.9/5.0 (7 reviews). http://www.hello-startup.net/#reviews
Hello, Startup: A Programmer's Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams -- an O'Reilly book by Yevgeniy Brikman.
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A startup is a company that spends most of its time searching. My interview with +Hakin9 Magazine on startups, agility, security, & more: https://hakin9.org/startup-is-a-company-that-spends-most-of-its-time-searching-interview-with-yevgeniy-jim-brikman-founder-of-atomic-squirrel/ 
Hello folks!How are you doing after celebrations of the New Year? I present you the first interview in the new year! I had a pleasure to talk with Yevgeniy
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Most people overestimate what they can do in a day and underestimate what they can do in a year. Here's a look back at my crazy 2015. http://www.ybrikman.com/writing/2015/12/31/look-back-2015/
To paraphrase Bill Gates, most people overestimate what they can do in a dayand underestimate what they can do in a year. I definitely underestimated my2015 and found it rewarding to go back and realize just how much happened. Ipublished a book. I moved toItaly.I started a company. I did a lot oftraveling. And a whole lot more:
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Anyone I know have extensive experience working with the Facebook APIs? I have a fairly specific question.
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"Startup Ideas and Validation": my talk on how to come up with business ideas and how to pick the good ones. http://www.slideshare.net/brikis98/startup-ideas-and-validation
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Why do people who know how to code & computer programming look for jobs instead of starting a tech/software company? http://qr.ae/RgbD2A
While writing Hello, Startup [ http://www.hello-startup.net/ ], I came across a startling fact that completely changed the way I thought about founding a com...
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My book "Hello, Startup" is now on the Cornell University Business School list of recommended books for entrepreneurs! http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Entrepreneurship-and-Innovation-Institute/Resources/Blogs-Books
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Self-driving cars don't need to be perfect [new blog post]. http://www.ybrikman.com/writing/2016/01/02/self-driving-cars-dont-need-to-be-perfect/
I can print mostly. My wifi works often. The Xbox usually recognises me.Siri sometimes works. But my self driving car will be *perfect*.
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The O'Reilly Cyber Monday sale is a good time to buy gifts: 50% off all ebooks, including "Hello, Startup." http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920034360.do
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Work
Occupation
Software Engineer
Employment
  • Atomic Squirrel
    Founder, 2015 - present
  • O'Reilly Media
    Author, 2014 - present
  • LinkedIn
    Principal Software Engineer, 2009 - 2014
  • TripAdvisor
    Software Engineer, 2008 - 2009
  • Cisco Systems
    Software Engineer, 2006 - 2008
  • Cornell University
    CS 211 Teaching Assistant, 2006 - 2006
  • Thomson Financial
    Software Engineering Intern, 2005 - 2005
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Menlo Park, CA
Previously
Stanford, CA - Cambridge, MA - Ithaca, NY - Marblehead, MA
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Programmer, entrepreneur, writer, speaker, and traveler
Introduction
Founder of Atomic Squirrel. Author of Hello, Startup: A Programmer's Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams. Previously: LNKD, TRIP, CSCO. See ybrikman.com for more information.
Education
  • Cornell University
    Master of Engineering, Computer Science, 2005 - 2006
  • Cornell University
    BS, Computer Science, 2002 - 2005
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