Loved your post, Nat! Only one question: you mentioned that an ease signal is when you find yourself playing video games. Wouldn’t playing DoTA 2 technically be increasing the difficulty and challenging yourself? I suppose my question really is: are video games a sign of laziness when they can energize you thanks to their difficulty and challenges…
Couldn’t agree more with everything Amir!
I’d love to add to this a video we did a year ago that dives into how demotivating remote working can be, as well as motivation on how to wake up each day and chase the energy that makes you feel alive rather than overwork & isolate yourself:
Thanks for the question, Jesse :)
In terms of stats, StackOverflow is one of the largest annual dev surveys and you’ll see React getting 66% under “Most Loved” vs. Angular’s 51%, making React the most loved framework/tech there is. Some predict you’ll see Vue.js high on that list next year, but we’ll see.
I wouldn’t say Vuex (+ Vue + Apollo) is the best way to simplify the equation, but it’s the only “answer” (as in response) to simplifying that we’ve seen adopted enough times to pay attention to (Cashay is unlikely to be found in prod anywhere).
The main point is we could use a truly better way to simplify state management +…