Side Project Ideas #14 - Choose the boring path

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Side Project Ideas (15 Part Series)

1) Side Project Ideas #1 - Been there T-Shirts 2) Side Project Ideas #2 - The Headline 3 ... 13 3) Side Project Ideas #3 - Birthday ABC 4) Side Project Ideas #4 - Help for self-learners 5) Side Project Ideas #5 - From X to Y 6) Side Project Ideas #6 - Local Product Hunt 7) Side Project Ideas #7 - Get shit done - Mentor chat app 8) Side Project Ideas #8 - Coffeeshop 9) Side Project Ideas #9 - Crowd sourced decisions 10) Side Project Ideas #10 - Podchat 11) Side Project Ideas #11 Job board for working in small companies which want to stay small 12) Side Project Ideas #12 - <20 minutes podcasts about X 13) Side Project Ideas #13 - Local yelp reversed 14) Side Project Ideas #14 - Choose the boring path 15) Side Project Ideas #15 - Simple pre-order to takeaway PWA - hosted on a restaurant's subdomain.

I listend to the Laracasts Snippet #82 and found it very helpful.

So i thought why not creating a blog or a markdown on github with paths to take which are boring but will work out in the end. Listen to the Podcast if you don't understand what i mean.

This can be overwhelming for beginners

Link to resources and books but well researched.

You can do this also for Frameworks, for loosing weight and more.

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Oh my :) this is so much unsexy, not-clickbaity, not fun, as possible :D
And what's worst, builds on idea that you shouldn't challenge what you are presented in your life :D
This kind of blog will be the most boring, empty, disenchanting and uninspiring thing to read!

What's more, it will fail in the IT industry where classic way of doing things - is not working.
Get best grades, get to best college, get beat grades, work hard for a large company, be something like Japanese salaryman.

Honestly speaking, for me, the idea itself is doing more harm than good. Of course, there are areas where I'd go strictly by the book, like with medicine, but that doesn't mean that tricks outside of the book won't be useful, think of using placebo for treating various things, even lesser symptoms of mental health issues. It works.

I don't know from which culture you come from but for me the conservative approach is, well, limiting and drives failure. There is this TEDx video about why the majority is always wrong. Please, watch it.

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