Using Bento Components in Gutenberg Blocks

Bento + WordPress @ Cloudfest Hackathon

I have spent the weekend of March 19th to 21st at the CloudFest Hackathon in Rust, where I had submitted a project together with Pascal Birchler (@swissspidy). It was lots of fun and producing many interesting insights for me personally as well as for the team, so I’d like to share a few of my…

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The Cost of Contribution

Hourglass with blue sand on a rocky surface.

There’s a cost attached to anything we do, even when we’re talking about unpaid volunteer work done in the spare time. And that cost will be paid in some way, no matter what.

We need to more openly talk about the adverse effects of doing open source contributions in an unsustainable way, destigmatize the money topic when it comes to “free” software and directly address immediate issues of frustration and burn-out as they surface.

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