Been messing with some arm SBC for a couple days, trying to build a mainline kernel and uboot for it -- unsucessfully. What I've noticed however, is that I'm really curious about the stuff. I hadn't been into it for a year or two I think, and now after the pause... I feel curious.
Some cool and motivating talks:
I really still feel like coding is a detestable and shameful activity, but it seems I really miss it. Should I forget about geometry and sltheory for a while? Perhaps even try non-ML GSoC?
Some more vids: