In daily conversation, variations on the question “What are you up to?” come up a lot. The concept of a /now page, created by Derek Sivers, is to share what you’re focused on at this point in your life.

Sharing developing ideas and goals helps me externalize my priorities and commit/be held accountable to them. But I’m also hoping this page helps me connect with like-minded people.


Quarantining somewhere in Ontario, Canada. Working remotely as a web developer with the folks at Nylas.

Learning

I’ve focused on front-end development in my coding career thus far, with a specialization in WordPress and Vue.js. I wanted to learn more about other frameworks and the full-stack of development, so I recently completed Udemy courses on React + Redux (1, 2), and NodeJS (incl. MVC, REST APIs, GraphQL). Currently, doing a course on Microservices with Node JS and React.

I just completed an online course called “Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change“. It’s via The University of Michigan on edX. One of the ‘possibles selves’ I’ve conjured up during my lifetime works in the social work realm. So, why not? I feel like there’s so much to learn from this space.

I’m really interested in how I can blend and apply my coding and research background in the social work field.

Inspiration

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