One of the more formative things I got out of ribbonfarm so far: internalizing the "Protestant ethic" as a concept, recognizing it in myself, and chilling out with ideas like viewing vacation as a tool for recharging your batteries (and thus a tool for optimizing work productivity).

I've learned a bunch of other interesting concepts and whatnot too, but that one popped up around a time where I needed it.

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Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.

Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.

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