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Sudden Sun Death Syndrome (SSDS) is a very real concern which we should be raising awareness of. 156 billion suns die every year before they're just 1 billion years old.
While the military are doing their part, it simply isn't enough to make the amount of nukes needed to save those poor stars. - TWI2T3D (Reddit)
Even after almost thirty years I still get up excited at the thought of doing my job even though I do far less coding than I would really like. And why, I hear you ask, is that?
1: Get to work with some elephanting smart people - I get to learn stuff constantly.
2: Who doesn't love cutting code?
3: Get to play with computers all day.
4: Get to play with new technologies when they come out.
There are more but those are the core reasons, especially number 1: it's hard not to be impressed by the people around me.
it's hard not to be impressed by the people around me.
This is probably going to come off sounding arrogant, but I assure you it isn't -- I wish I had that experience. For the most part, it's been the other way around most of my life. The exception was (and still is) when I work with hardware engineers. I've pretty much never had the experience of working with software engineers that I've been impressed by.
After looking at your articles, I'm pretty sure it'd be a miracle if there were two people like that in the same place. You'll have to get used to impressing others rather than being impressed by anyone.
Really? Asking "Any Irish natives out there?" in St. Patrick's day?
Of course they are out there... having "party" and some drinks with friends and family. I think you should have asked it other day... probably you would have got more answers than today
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
Help me to understand what I'm saying, and I'll explain it better to you
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