Ask HN: What tech job would let me get away with the least real work possible? (HackerNews Thread)
The pandemic has made some realize different priorities in life. Work and building a career is no longer a priority for some. However, everybody needs shelter, calories, and resources, so income is still necessary. In this thread, the original poster asks readers about what remote work is available for developers who want to work as little as possible. The main discussions talk about how to make oneself more valuable at a company, the considerations around budgets when committing to that lifestyle, and how to monetize hobbies.
CodeMiko will see you now (6 minute read)
CodeMiko is a virtual streamer with over 640,000 followers. The streamer roleplays as a failed video game character who had dreams of being in a Triple-A game but due to glitches is unable to. Miko used to work on the production alone, but now there is a team behind the stream. Her popularity skyrocketed after a tweet went viral in November. Miko started streaming after losing a job at an animation studio in LA in March last year. She invested $20,000 into setting up her stream.