Conscious Culture 61: Embrace the Grind

Feb 10, 2022 12:21 am


Embrace the Grind

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This week's newsletter explores:

  • Embracing the grind
  • Dangers of clickbait
  • Mimetic traps
  • A history timeline of web development

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Interesting Reads

Embrace the Grind

“Sometimes, programming feels like magic: you chant some arcane incantation and a fleet of robots do your bidding. But sometimes, magic is mundane. If you’re willing to embrace the grind, you can pull off the impossible.”

Arthur Schopenhauer on the Dangers of Clickbait

“Arthur Schopenhauer Schopenhauer reminds us that the existence of words is no indication of their truth and offers timeless insights on clickbait.”

Mimetic Traps

“It decouples the social reward signal from the rest of objective reality — you can spend years ascending ranks in a hierarchy without producing anything that the rest of humanity finds valuable.”


The Complete Guide to Full Stack Ethereum Development

“Building Full Stack dApps with React, Ethers.js, and Hardhat. Tagged with solidity, ethereum, dapps, react.”

Tools and Resources

RegEx Library

“A curated list of useful regular expressions for different programming languages.”

Webster's 1913

“Connoisseur's reference to American English - a dictionary for writers and wordsmiths”

Fun Stuff

Web Design History Timeline 1990-2022

“Take a look at the timeline of web design history and remember the milestones that took place since the first website was launched in October 1991.”

Quote of the Week

"Gratification comes in the doing, not in the results."

— James Dean


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