In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about hobbies — how they can improve your life and make you a better developer, as well as the hobbies they enjoy.
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Show Notes 3:19 - What are our hobbies?
Wes: Focus on one thing, learn it, move along
Kombucha, Fermentation and Curing Projects Bike flipping Kids ride on repairs + hacks ATV fixing ICE to Battery conversion Scott:
Dance - 15+ years Weightlifting / fitness Video games Watching hockey Design Computing / coding Snowboarding Kung fu movies 9:00 - Why are they good?
Fuel your coding project Maybe could even become your key to a job you love They keep your mind sharp Good for downtime Good for mental health and mood Can be meditative Be cognizant of what they do to your mental state Promotes creativity and critical thinking Fun man 17:54 - How do you find a hobby?
I always need an end game I want to grow hot peppers I want a wicked ATV for cheap I think batteries are fascinating but I need something real to do Scott - I start with the fascination
I think dancing is cool, but I could never learn I think _____ is cool, but I don’t know where to start Deep dark YouTube holes
YouTube has an endless selection of educational content Facebooks groups or forums
Meetups / volunteering
Introverts will have a hard time with this, push yourself 22:50 - What is your hobby?
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