Opinion

Remote work, why not remote conferences too?

Climate change is reaching the media more and more, every day we hear more stories about the bad things caused by climate change and also the youth protests “Fridays for Future” are very popular (at least here in Germany and Europe). That is one side to it. On the other hand, I read on Twitter almost every day about conferences and developers all over the world who fly there just to listen to some presentations or give some themselves.

Escaping the Google Filter Bubble on Twitter

Recently I noticed more and more that my Twitter timeline is full with Google stuff and almost just Google stuff. Every announcement, every rumour, everything Google got hyped in my timeline and I got sick of it. I was locked in a Google filter bubble. That made me go through the list of people I follow and detect that I followed a lot of people either working at Google or being Google Developer Experts (that’s like working for Google but not receiving a salary by them, right?

The Importance of Education

This article is about something I already have in my mind for quite some time. It’s about the importance of education. Some people think, education is unnecessary, the only important thing is practice. But in my opinion you need education and the theoretical background for getting better practice. — jlelse (@jlelse) 11. April 2018 A few days ago, I tweeted this sentences. I think education and the theoretical background are also very important but often neglected.

Why Did I Forget The Greatness Of Podcasts?

I like podcasts. I really like podcasts. But it’s only a few days since I rediscovered how much I like them. Like a week ago my friend Zan started his own podcast (together with another guy). Because I follow his work I also listened to the first two episodes. Their podcast is called “Pocket Friend” and they talk about all things mobile. A topic I’m really interested in. Also one of my favorite YouTubers recently started podcasting.