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The maker movement begins

My most recent post got me thinking, specifically the part about my dreams and being part of something ‘bigger’ that me 🤔🤔. It made me ask myself; Why do I love being being part of the maker community? The reason I love being part of the maker community is because essentially we are a bunch of modern-day anarchists. Makers rebel against the status quo. Makers want to, and get pleasure from doing it their own way Makers have a can-do attitude, and are not afraid to fail. ...

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I have a dream

How often do you start do things without stopping to think about why you are doing it? How many times are you asked to complete something by C.O.B without any context? Recently I have been eading the book Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action. The general premise of the book is that all the great leaders in the world like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers had little in common, but they all started with why. ...

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Why I built accessthisability.com

Web accessibility ensures that people of all abilities can perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the applications you create — essentially this means that the applications are Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust. Let me start by saying — I don’t identify as having any disabilities. However, as you may see from my goals for 2018, I like being able to help others (especially those who are disadvantaged), in whatever way I can. ...

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Find your way around the openmakers community

Why am I building an #openmakers list? Personally, I get huge amounts of inspiration from reading makers stories on Twitter & on Indie Hackers. It’s awesome to read & hear their stories in an authentic way. I & other makers can empathise with their struggles and are happy when they are successful. Like all of my side projects, I started this to scratch my own itch. I’m tired of scrolling through my Twitter feed searching for random posts — what I want to be able to do is visit a centralised place where I can just see a list of makers who are open in their approach. ...