Read about my journey in manual/passive data collection (in the manner of Quantified Self), and why I'm stopping measuring some things. Be intentional and measure what you want to be managed, the act of measuring isn't always free.
If you're not one to exercise but you like to play games or watch shows/movies, make it a point to not sit still. Get a stationary bike, an inexpensive treadmill, or other types of exercise equipment and bundle what you want to do with physical activity.
In 2016, I made a New Year's resolution to blog about something of substance every month. In this post, I'll reflect on this five-year journey.
I want to present well-known tests that you can take to learn more about yourself from a personality perspective. For one hour of your time, you'll likely come away with a renewed and deeper understanding of who you are.
I outline changes that I want to implement for my website that will help push forward with: Self-Improvement, Accountability and Transparency. I'll be using ideas like a Now page, AMA, and Progress Posts.
As developers we are constantly learning tips, tricks and new ways to accomplish our work. We continue to accumulate these tips daily, but at the same time we potentially forget the less used but relevant ones. A system is presented that ensures that these tips are remembered.
Everyone has a bag of tricks in the form of tips and shortcuts that they use throughout their lives. In general, there is no harm in sharing this knowledge. This post encourages sharing ones bag of tricks to others, as well as discusses various benefits.