Getting back into the swing

I’m finding it very hard to get back into the swing of things after ApacheCon. Being at ApacheCon, and, in particular, helping make the conference happen, I felt that I was part of something that really matters. Additionally, being part of the ASF makes me feel that I’m part of something that matters – some that makes a really significant difference in the world as a whole.

So, now I’m back at work, doing things that have very little significance outside of the moment. Someone couldn’t check their email. Someone couldn’t get to their network file share. Someone needed to install a Microsoft security patch. *yawn*

I mean, it pays the bills and all

So I need to persuade some local company that there’s a real value in employing an open source developer, to work on things that matter. Hey, it worked for Ticket Master …