To keep up with advances with technology, one activity that software engineers often do is contribute to Open Source. I'll be restricting this to only contributing to other existing projects, not your own projects.
However, there are some obstacles when contributing:
Some would see not contributing to Open Source as selfish. After all, you get to use free tools and you should be grateful. I honestly don't like this line of thinking. Not everyone wants to spend their entire time programming. Some projects have contributing policies that are a hassle to deal with. Some would like to do a side hustle and earn extra money.
Fortunately, there a couple websites that focus on earning money while contributing to Open Source. I ran across a few different sites:
For this post, I'll be mainly focusing on IssueHunt.
by Joseph Woolf