Please consider supporting me on Patreon18 Oct 2017
So I opened a Patreon account where you can support my work: https://www.patreon.com/abo_abo. The goal I set there is both optimistic and (hopefully) realistic: I'd like to hack on Free Software 1 day per week indefinitely, reducing my real world job days to 4 per week.
Ideally, I'd like to work on Free Software full time (one can dream), but it doesn't look like that level of donations is attainable right now. But I think I could accomplish a lot working a full day per week:
- improve the level of maintenance of my current projects
- polish and release a few projects I have in a semi-complete unreleased state
- produce more content on my YouTube channel
- maybe start working on an Emacs book
Here's a list of popular repositories I've made over the last 5 years in my free time (all Free Software under GPL):
If you are a user of my work, don't feel any pressure to donate. We are all here voluntarily: I publish because I enjoy it, you use the software because you find it useful. But out there is the real world, and, although I like my real world job enough, I can't say that would I do it voluntarily if I had enough money to meet my needs.
If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life
I'd like to do what I love, and I wish you all the same. Happy hacking!