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The Imposter Within


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The Imposter Within

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Tagged as Mindset Comfort-Zone

“Did I do anything wrong today,” he said, “or has the world always been like this and I've been too wrapped up in myself to notice?” ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Just over a month ago I: started doubting myself; felt like I wasn’t adding value or achieving much; felt uncertain of my skills, the work I was doing and my... read more

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Byte Order Mark

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Tagged as Technical

The byte order mark or BOM is an invisible Unicode magic number that can be found at the beginning of a text stream.

We recently changed static HTML on a web page and all Unicode characters displayed incorrectly. This was caused by the missing byte order mark in the UTF-8 file which Windows... read more

Contributing to the README

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Tagged as Technical Productivity Communication

When someone new works on your repository, make sure it is easy to get setup.

Imagine if we didn’t have any documentation; if we all adopted the mindset of “I already know this, let others figure it out on their own.” No more books. No... read more

Deliberate Downtime

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Tagged as Mindset Productivity

"Do you really squeeze more productivity out of yourself by powering through your weariness?", Caroline Webb

To make good decisions you need your mind to be fresh. If you keep grinding through tasks, your brain gets tired and can go on auto-pilot. This can impact your... read more

Sustainable Living

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Tagged as Mindset Productivity Time-Management

The aim is simple. I wish to boost my overall sense of wellbeing by living a more fulfilling life day-to-day.

I decided it was time to consciously unpack why I feel overwhelmed: The city feels rushed. The negative effects of traffic while people are rushing to get somewhere on time... read more