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It’s not how fast you wrote your code,
or how many tools you used,
or how many tests you wrote.
It’s what your code does to make
the world a better, more meaningful
place for the people who use it.
If it’s just about making someone money,
it’s not very good code.
As coders, we know if we just keep at a problem
long enough, eventually our logic and genius
will prevail and the computer will do what we
want it to do.
When it comes to our relationships, we need
to use the same persistence, but instead of
logic and genius, we need to use active listening
It’s funny how many times in my career I’ve had
strong opinions about technologies that would
inevitably be replaced in a year or two.
Similarly, I’ve held strong opinions about non-
technical issues only to grow and discard
them as well.
Values like gratitude can be held onto for
a lifetime. I’ve learned to hold onto those instead.