Kevin Routson, from Bluehost, made this cool little video of the goings on throughout the day of WordCamp SLC
What I am really describing is a chemical addiction to the endorphins produced by my body that are supposed to reward productivity, but I have figured out how to force their creation via my advanced state of busy.
TLDW is that we are responsible for everything we put into the world, and think hard about what we make and what impact it has on those around us. This way of thinking about things really resonates with me. I like to think that the real afterlife is the legacy you leave behind. It’s how your kids, grand kids, and so on remember you, what you did, and what you stood for. I just hope that I put more good than bad into the world.
Every night, homeless people construct their nightly shelters outside the Quaker meeting house. Quakers will not make you leave. And have a high level of empathy. A few weeks ago I was walking home and there was a woman, a homeless woman, setting up a space. She’d unrolled a rug. And a chair. And a toy stove. The big chunky plastic ones kids play with. And that’s when I noticed the kid. A girl. About five or six years old. And realized her mother was setting up a space for the girl to feel at home.
I heard about Lorde this morning. She’s an artist out of New Zealand with a really interesting sound of vocals over electric music. Her EP is out and you can listen to the whole thing on SoundCloud
Jake Spurlock posted a link to a local Provo band yesterday, and I’ve been listening to them ever since. Makes me want to go out to more local shows.
One of the fundamental truths of software development is that you have to write code, but one of the biggest fallacies is the idea that writing code is your job.
via Write Less Code.