fred-wilson:

open source loves open source

fred-wilson:

open source loves open source

stanfordbusiness:

Men and women should think about what they deem a “successful” career in the long term from the very start, believes Mandy O’Neill (PhD ’05). Planning and patience can pay off in the form of work-life balance. Read more: http://stnfd.biz/s6qMj 

stanfordbusiness:

Men and women should think about what they deem a “successful” career in the long term from the very start, believes Mandy O’Neill (PhD ’05). Planning and patience can pay off in the form of work-life balance. Read more: http://stnfd.biz/s6qMj 

What we need are programs to teach this way of thinking, working, and creating. Call it “view source-ism.” View source-ism is about learning by doing, remix, and recombination. It’s what happens when you Google for the answer for a solution problem and land on Stack Overflow or MDN. It’s forking millions of GitHub repos and using shared code like Lego bricks.
I deal with writer’s block by lowering my expectations. I think the trouble starts when you sit down to write and imagine that you will achieve something magical and magnificent—and when you don’t, panic sets in. The solution is never to sit down and imagine that you will achieve something magical and magnificent. I write a little bit, almost every day, and if it results in two or three or (on a good day) four good paragraphs, I consider myself a lucky man. Never try to be the hare. All hail the tortoise.
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Malcolm Gladwell on overcoming writer’s block – a fine addition to our ongoing archive of advice on writing. And wisdom from more famous artists, writers, and designers

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