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Welcome to Refactoring 🌀
A bi-weekly column about making great software, working with people, and personal growth.
Hey, I am Luca 👋 nice to meet you!
Every week I write ~1000 words on some topic I care about.
Usually it’s something I struggled with, something I think I have figured out and it took some time to. Most of all, it’s something I believe you may care as well, as an engineer, a manager or a beautiful mix of those.
Why should you read it?
About 10 years ago I dropped out of my PhD in CS, co-founded a venture-backed startup in Italy, and started guiding engineering teams when I arguably couldn’t guide myself. I have overseen scaling from zero to millions of customers, enjoyed big wins, catastrophic failures, and everything in between.
I am a voracious reader, but I have always struggled to find high quality, reliable content that really spoke to my work. Something that would constantly coach me into growing as an engineer, a manager, and a human being.
This newsletter is a humble attempt to write the content I have always wanted to read. How to build processes, meet deadlines, manage an engineering team, and grow personally in the process.
I would love to have you on board 🚢
Bonus: a nice picture in the Tuscany countryside to simulate an interesting life outside of my laptop 👇