DeveloPassion's Newsletter - Overlapping realities

DeveloPassion's Newsletter - Overlapping realities
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Welcome to the 60th edition
Another week, another newsletter! I hope that you all had a great one 🤩
Welcome to all the new readers ❤️
We’ve hit a new milestone: 60 editions of this newsletter! 🎉

The Lab - Month in review 🧪
This month has been quite fun in the lab. In total, during the last 30 days, I made $1.6K with my different “passive” income streams.
I hit the front page of Hacker News twice, bringing 35K visitors to my blog. Then, I launched the Obsidian Starter Kit, and sold 50+ copies in 3 weeks. I kept adding content to the user guide. I wrote explanations about Zettelkasten, Atomic notes, PARA, the Johnny Decimal system, the LIFT principle, and more. And I want to add a lot more.
I’ve also sold many additional copies of the PKM library.
Those represent the biggest part of the income. The rest comes from Medium, the ads on my blog, and from the Amazon affiliate program
I’m really glad about it, and hope that next month will be just as good!
Overlapping realities
Sci-fi loves wormholes and alternate realities. But there are already alternate and overlapping realities in our minds.
Each individual experiences the world uniquely. Our senses capture different information. Our brains filter different information. Our brains memorize different information. Our brains recall different things at different times.
As it was mentioned in Altered Carbon (Season 2), “Reality is just an agreed-upon illusion”. We can try to reconcile those overlapping realities through communication, but there’s no way to superimpose those perfectly, no matter what. We are all different, and we’ll stay that way. Our reality will remain unique, even if there is an overlap with the reality of other people.
Things I've learned this month
Some of the things I've learned this month
Recent articles
The Zettelkasten method
The Johnny Decimal system
The LIFT principle
The PARA method
Books corner
How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain
Quotes of the week
  • If you can stay positive in a negative situation, you win
  • You don’t get 1000 fans at once. You get one fan, a thousand times
Tips of the week
How to Have the Best Year Ever! - Personal Development Life Coaching by Jim Rohn
How cool is that?!
Thinking and learning links of the week
Longreads : The best longform stories on the web
Read Something Great
How to Build a Personal Knowledge Management System? : SteadyLearning
Tech Links of the week
What's New In DevTools (Chrome 101) - Chrome Developers
CVE-2022-21449: Psychic Signatures in Java – Neil Madden
Why Discord is switching from Go to Rust
DevToys - A Swiss Army knife for developers

About Sébastien

Hello everyone! I'm Sébastien Dubois. I'm an author, founder, and CTO. I write books and articles about software development & IT, personal knowledge management, personal organization, and productivity. I also craft lovely digital products 🚀

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