What it takes to be a minimalist writer is much less than what it takes to me a minimalist surgeon. A writer needs a pen and paper, the surgeon requires many more tools. So minimalism isn't about the number of things required but about the idea: "what I need and nothing more."
Clutter slows things down, it muddies the water, it creates burden. I don't like being slowed down, I don't like muddy water, and I don't like being unnecessarily burdened. I want the freedom to act, buoyed by the requisite tools, so I can accomplish the goals at hand.
This is my ideal situation. Only the things I need and nothing more.Read More
I’d always wanted to learn to code. I’d dabbled a little bit, but I didn’t know anything about web programming. I also wanted to learn new aspects of user experience design.
I was tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them myself. I had that creative itch, but I couldn’t quite scratch it.Read More