DeveloPassion’s Newsletter — Time off

Sébastien Dubois.
6 min readNov 7, 2022


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Welcome to the 93rd edition

Another week, another newsletter! I hope that you all had a great one 🤩

I took a week of vacation, and it was EPIC. Had so much fun and now have so many new memories to cherish. It’s rare for me to do nothing productive at all, but this clearly was an exception. And I loved it 😂

Now it’s time to get back to work! Alright, let’s goooooo 🚀

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Recent articles

No new article this week.

Quotes of the week

  • “Wisdom is knowing when to have rest, when to have activity, and how much of each to have.” — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  • “There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” — Alan Cohen

Book of the week

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries: deGrasse Tyson, Neil: 9780393350388:

Death by Black Hole explores a myriad of cosmic topics, from what it would be like to be inside a black hole to the movie industry’s feeble efforts to get its night skies right

How cool is that?!

Stable Diffusion Prompt Book — OpenArt |
Search 10M+ of AI art and prompts generated by DALL·E 2, Midjourney, Stable Diffusion

Thinking and learning links of the week

The Pursuit of Worldly
Charlie Munger explains how worldly wisdom can help you go further and faster than experts. You don’t need to outwork if you can outsmart.

Early thoughts on Tana. There is a new Tool for Thought on the… | by TfTHacker | Oct, 2022 |
There is a new Tool for Thought on the horizon that goes by the name Tana, and there is a lot of buzz about it on Twitter and YouTube. I am also very excited about Tana and wanted to write a few…

A Framework For Personal Knowledge Management System (PKMS) Technology Selection | by Raymond D Sims | Oct, 2022 |
Maybe you just finished reading the book Building a Second Brain. Maybe you’ve just committed to a major writing project. Maybe you’re heading off to university. For whatever reason, you’ve decided…

How to Get Comfortable With Uncertainty and
When life is uncertain, our usual responses and coping strategies might not always work. The practice of mental agility can help us be resilient.

Obsidian Plugin Spotlight — The Review Plugin | by Kara Monroe | Sep, 2022 |
Prefer to watch and listen to this article? Check out the YouTube above.. “Obsidian Plugin Spotlight — The Review Plugin” is published by Kara Monroe.

How I Write Conceptual Lecture Notes in
Most students are never taught how to take effective notes that they can use even after the semester is over. In this video, I discuss how I use Obsidian to …

Tech links of the week

Release v3.2.0 · tailwindlabs/tailwindcss ·
A utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development. — Release v3.2.0 · tailwindlabs/tailwindcss

Simon Willison’s

Java Platform Evolution —
Java has come a long ways since Java 8. Let’s go over some of this evolution.

Buf | Protobuf-ES: The Protocol Buffers TypeScript/JavaScript runtime we all
Create, maintain and consume Protocol Buffers APIs with our modern Protocol Buffers ecosystem

Trying Cloudflare Pages: Best Server Tech Since cgi-bin — Perf and other stuff
being sold short by subpar documentation
A new standard for signing, verifying and protecting software

Indie Hacking and bootstrapping

Books every solopreneur should
If you’re reading this, that means you’re either a solopreneur or an aspiring one. If so, you’ve come to the right place. Although I believe that practi…

Scientists finally know why we get distracted — and how we can stay on
More than just a distraction, mind-wandering (and its cousin, daydreaming) may help us prepare for the future

Who Pays Technical Writers?

How I get traffic from
I think we all want to get some of that sweet sweet Reddit traffic. I’ve tried tons of stuff and lots of marketing tactics for my SaaS Boilerplate getpa…

Boring Things You Can Do to Make a Lot More Money and Work Less | Tim
Those who understand money, understand the universe. But life isn’t all about money, although mastering it can sure make things more interesting. That’s the challenge with money. Making more money is boring so it’s easy to never do it. Let’s whack a few money firecrackers in your hand and watch …

That’s all folks!

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