I’ve been brainstorming ideas for using Neat Hobby! to create fun illustrated guides to basic computer science concepts, like complexity, graph traversal, etc. As someone who’s always struggled with the abstract concepts in math, I often wish I had a fun way to visualize these. I bet a lot of people who fell into web development from art and design backgrounds feel the same.
Exposure to the carefully curated images from others’ lives leads to negative self-comparison, and the sheer quantity of social media interaction may detract from more meaningful real-life experiences. What seems quite clear, however, is that online social interactions are no substitute for the real thing.