After 4 years debating with myself, I have finally switched to Colemak. This is my experience.
With three friends we've decided to collect these €2,000 (or more) to add our grain of sand. On April 1st (and 2nd) we'll run 100km from Olot to Platja d’Aro, to celebrate that we made it. I won't ask you to run with us. But...
A great post about how discovering your own strength sometimes is quite different to what your strengths are officially.
Growing up, I did well inmath and science — areas I was told repeatedly I was special todo well in. I felt a sense of rarity, and thought, “If I’m good in these, when others struggle, then this is where I should direct my life.”
By the time I arrived in college, it did notoccur to me to studyanything other than science. I loved nature, was heartsick about habitat destruction and the seeming disregard and disrespect humans had for our own habitat, andI wanted to pursue a paththat would apply my science aptitude to helping the environment.
Many times, the first step to helping is understanding. You must know how a system works, what it needs, and how its needs are not beingmet in order to help make the system healthy again. So I pursued a degree in ecology, the study of the interactions among living things and their environment.
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The mountains used to be my thinking space - before I had kids that is. Whenever I felt drained, tired, angry, overwhelmed or any combination of the above I would put on my running shoes and take off for the mountains, somedays for hours at a time. Since the birth of our … Continue reading The intimate link between my junk drawer and my brain
No one dreams about working in support. Kids want to become school teachers, lawyers, doctors or maybe even pastry chefs, modelling people and situations the’ve experienced. Your teacher opened up a whole new world to you, just by explaining how letters work to form books. Your best friend’s mother is a lawyer, and that seems … Continue reading How I discovered my fascination for support
This increasing distance to customers when advancing in a career is an odd proposition if you accept the premise that the customer ultimately is the one paying for each and every salary in a company. Working directly with the customer should be one of the most important jobs - after all it is the raison d'être of the entire construction.
Working from home means you can set up your office environment as eccentric or normal as you wish. This is how I did it.