There is no computing project that is worth your life. Turn off the computer. Seek help. Get outside, enjoy the green grass, the birds in the trees. Talk to people you know. Talk to strangers! Drive to Wisconsin, and find out whatever it is they do there. Build a treehouse. Park on a parkway and drive on a driveway. Make a macaroni necklace. Visit a dairy. Climb a rock. Seek life.
A sad day for programmers, geeks and normal people knowing the state of the matters in Linux world: one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel has died.
A more elaborate opinion, though a personal one and targeting a specific group of people, thus possible unrelated to this event, can be found on the other blog.