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Relentless Suspicion:
"Question the necessity of each instruction in a time-critical piece of code and each field in a space-critical data structure."

So many gems in this article

crowl.org/lawrence/programming

@ckipp this is also good for housekeeping

Early Binding:
"Move work forward in time. Specifically, do work now just once in hope of avoiding doing it many times later."

Packing:
"Dense storage representations can decrease storage costs by increasing the time required to store and retrieve data. (Decreasing data space may increase code space.)"

Overlaying:
"Storing data items that are never simultaneously active in the same memory space reduces data space. [...]"

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