When you are sleeping, you consolidate memories of the day. When you take a break, you recover energy for the next unit of work. When you don't push your mind to look outside, it has a chance to look inside.
Dismissing boredom as symptom of a lack of inspiration is shortsighted. Boredom can be part of a pretty creative and productive cycle, too. But it is everyone's choice whether to participate in such a cycle.
A few ideas for online volunteer opportunities, if you're stuck at home and want to donate time to worthy causes:
Donate your voice or help with validating submissions:
Contribute to Wikipedia:
Contribute to science research projects:
Donate skills to cancer charities:
Various home based volunteering opportunities:
Take part in Citizen Science:
A year without conferences
“You can’t just suddenly make a conference be online.” why not?
@daz Honestly, I'd say it's mostly Satya Nadella's doing. He's focusing more on cloud computing, and the cloud's lifeblood is almost completely open source software. Having GitHub and npm gives them clout in that sector.
I just tuned in to a PWA meetup being hosted by Samsung. I'm all in on PWA, but I am worried it won't get the support it deserves from Apple. The experience is definitely second-class on iOS and I don't see they have any incentive to change that while their app store dominates. PWA needs to be standard on all platforms for it to succeed.
🎉 Welcome to newcomers! 🎉
A few personal tips:
👌 the Fediverse is NOT twitt*r! enjoy a more relaxed, courteous, benevolent way of interacting! you are part of it!
🤚 introduce yourself! also fill bio and post a couple "toots" before following people to have more chance they'll follow back..
👍 favourite and follow generously! This is how to create link around. No algorithm-god is spying on you, telling you who to follow, what to read! \o/
⚠️ many people care about CW... learn about that
Erasmus MC reports antibody against corona found
Listening to Kevin Feeney talk about TerminusDB at the online-only #indiewebcamp
switched back to #firefox after trying #brave for some time..
why? i read this :
i think he is right, diversity is important also for browser engines..
Over the last 10 years I've moved my personal website from Drupal, to Jekyll, to WordPress. I'm done with self hosting wordpress. I'm done with trying to keep a Linode online. I'm thinking of moving back to Jekyll, but with the proliferation of static site generators now, I'm wondering if that's the best choice?
HSLuv, a developer friendly perceptual color space:
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