Month: September 2018

The trichotomy of control

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The sum of zero Have you ever worked exceptionally hard to achieve something and felt utterly crestfallen when you were unable to get it? Worse still, have you ever strived to achieve something, yet when you do, it leaves an ultimately hollow feeling? These feelings are common. Humans are hardwired to be insatiable: our eternal dissatisfaction has moved humanity ever forward, but it can also play havoc on our minds. Your parents may have once […]

Work doesn’t have to be your everything

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Before we go any further, let me state that I really like my job.  It’s varied and it’s challenging. It also gives me plenty of opportunities to grow, to experience building new technology, and to work with people that are way smarter than myself. I’m thankful that I have it, and I’m curious about what I might end up doing in the future. However, as with any job, there are times that it is turbulent […]