I've been really enjoying @nayafia's Working in Public because it thoughtfully explores the complicated incentives and implicit tradeoffs in open source communities and then an example reached out and goosed me.

One time I helped a group of devs at a trade school solve a design issue and one said to the other, "See, that's why I wanted to invite Peter, because he's been programming longer than you've been alive." These surprise milestones knock me on my ass.

@pushcx It has several interesting examples but it's also maddeningly deceptive about so many things that I was, in the end, extremely disappointed. What were your thoughts overall?

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