Anxious or excited? It's up to you!

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Tim Urban, the author of the blog Wait But Why, is probably one of the most captivating writers. In 2015 he got invited to do a TED talk, which ended up being one of the best humorous TED talks so far.

However, the whole preparation process was not as smooth as he’d expected. Tim had struggled A LOT and described all that in his blog post Doing a TED Talk: The Full Story. His brilliant blog entry reminded me of my first bigger speaking gig - an internal IT summit for 300 participants.

Saying NO

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I regularly end up saying YES to initiatives that I should have declined. A colleague of mine recently compared me to the main character in “Yes Man”. I enjoyed the comedy, but signing up for everything means lack of priorities, no distinction between what is essential and what is not. Or having too much time.

Netlify, an alternative to GitHub Pages

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I’ve decided to migrate my blog to Jekyll. The majority of Jekyll tutorials recommend using GitHub Pages to host static websites. But what about deployment, site migrations or hosting multiple sites?

Weekly Chatter 16 & 17

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My list of what I’m enjoying or pondering - Weekly Chatter 16 & 17.

Just-in-time learning vs. years up front

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InfoWorld’s published article on IT trends and fashions digs into 21 software development directions. Peter Wayner, the author, compares existing and emerging areas of software development and suggests that a person should favor Just-in-time education over the years up front.

Weekly Chatter 15

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My weekly list of what I’m enjoying or pondering - Weekly Chatter 15.

Weekly Chatter 14

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My weekly list of what I’m enjoying or pondering - Weekly Chatter 14.

Book - Ted Talks by Chris Anderson

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I am a huge fan of TED talks. There are many unique, inspiring and memorable performances, though If I had to choose one, I would pick a talk by Sir Ken Robinson “Do schools kill creativity?”

© Valdas Maksimavičius 2017