Wow, this is a great article, I'm glad someone touches this topic since it's been a while very controversial. I personally believe that you should learn whenever you feel like, or whenever there is a need for, but not to put a number on it (4h a day or similar) that will definitely make learning obligation, not fun.
I think the freedom of it makes sense but how do you keep yourself accountable ?
Depends, sometimes I rely on people which carrier I respect, and keep up with their recommendations (what to read, which conference to attend, what's hot) or by listening to the community. Then I have an idea what should be nice to learn/understand + something which personally interests me and that's the recipe. Really not more than that. As I said I do not put any number on my tempo, I read/listen/watch material in tempo which is every week different, but it is most comfortable for me
I see, thats interesting. Thanks for sharing
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