All posts tagged with 'Thoughts'

How to become an Open Source committer?

03-Jul-22

A couple of days ago I was asked above questions: “How to become an Open Source committer?” I think the answer might be interesting to other as well, so I am sharing it here as well. At some point I wrote a GitHub README.md, which you can read over there: github.com/michael-simons. I think it gives […]

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More lessons learned

06-Apr-20

This is the forth and final post in my series of Running free… A developers story of development.. Under the title “More lessons learned” I collected several other things that have been important for me to realise and to change or at least think actively about. More lessons learned There are couple of other things […]

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Why do we overwork and burnout?

30-Mar-20

This is the third post in my series of Running free… A developers story of development.. Here I will speak about my surroundings in German society and in a German company and why I overworked nevertheless and what I learned from my behaviour and mistakes therein. This piece has been written before the #COVID-19 crisis. […]

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Miles are my meditation

23-Mar-20

This is the second post in my series of Running free… A developers story of development.. In this part I will focus on what actually helped me defocus my head from spiralling around work related issues and problems. Cognitive therapy – Miles are my meditation In 2017, I was writing my second book, running the […]

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Running free… A developers story of development.

17-Mar-20

This is gonna be the first of four parts accompanying my talk with the same name: Running free… A developers story of development. which I held in March 2020 at the inaugural launch of dev.next. I’m grateful that Venkat Subramaniam gave me the opportunity to do this. Sadly, dev.next got cancelled respectively postponed due to […]

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