Every object you own is another claim on your time and attention. A subtraction from the finite number of seconds that remain to you.
— Christopher Mims (@mims) April 27, 2013
Every feature in your application is another claim on your time, maintenance, and a potential complication to every other feature you might implement.
When your closet is overflowing, it takes ten minutes to find two matching shoes. Be careful what you add, and be quick to discard features that aren’t helping enough.
Features are like buildings in Civilization: they cost so much to build, and so much every turn to maintain. Prune them.