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currently, I'm working on a blogpost series where I respond to career-related questions sent to my anonymous question box, as part of an initiative I announced on linkedin.

Should you ever settle for a job you aren't excited about? [ ask sharon #1 ]

Job searching is hard. Not only is it difficult to find a job that matches your skills and interests, but it's also a challenge to find a role and company that fulfills your needs. When you get an offer for a job that doesn't meet your expectations, should you take it so you can end your search, or should you keep looking?

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Why it took me years to build my own site

For a long time, I hoped to build my own website, but kept losing motivation. Days, weeks, months and years would pass and I would be disappointed in myself for not having my own website.

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📢 announcing my new initiative [ ask sharon ]

[ originally posted on www.linkedin.com ]

Announcing my new initiative: opening up an anonymous question box for career-related questions.

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Akita Project Feedback Report

[ originally posted on community.interledger.org ]

The Akita Project is a project made for the community, so it's very important to us to receive feedback and understand if we are genuinely solving problems. What did our users have to say?

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What the WOOF 🐶 is Web Monetization? — Akita

[ originally posted on community.interledger.org ]

The Interledger team invited Elliot and I to write a small piece for the Web Monetization Community's showcase for MozFest 2021. What have we been building in the space?

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Akita — Grant Report #1

[ originally posted on community.interledger.org ]

We received a Mid-level grant from Grant for the Web to build The Akita Project! We're four months into our six month project...what have we achieved so far?

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Doing My Bit To Help Build the Web Monetization Community

[ originally posted on hackernoon.com ]

I first came across Web Monetization mid-2020. In this article, I give an overview of what excites me about the technology and community, and what I've been building in the space.

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A Web Monetization Story: An interactive Web Monetization tutorial for online creators

[ originally posted on devpost.com ]

The process behind building 'A Web Monetization Story' for the hackathon 'Betahack - Let's Fix The Internet'.

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How can you support websites without having to deal with annoying ads?

[ originally posted on dev.to ]

A widespread business model for websites is to serve you ads based on data they collect about you. That's not great. Are there other options?

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🐶 Akita: Get Involved in Web Monetization With or Without the Price Tag

[ originally posted on dev.to ]

The project submission post for the 2020 Web Monetization hackathon hosted by DEV x Grant for the Web. What is Akita and what problem does it solve?

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Kickstarting a project idea: going from 0 to...0 - Part 1

[ originally posted on dev.to ]

Ideation for a hackathon project is both exciting and difficult. For the 2020 DEV x Grant for the Web hackathon, Elliot and I threw down a LOT of digital sticky notes. Was it a good process in the end?

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Relationship verification… Let’s get lazy!

[ originally posted on blog.openj9.org ]

It’s complicated… Relationship verification is very important, but can we be a little lazy about it? This article explores how we can increase JVM startup by procrastinating bytecode verification.

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