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Nope, I'm ok with leaving shortly after retirement, say 75 or so.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
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I don't know. I would like the entire world have access to it. Have your heard the Chinese are going to dominate the world, because of their shear numbers. There are lots space out in the cosmos to uncrowded.
My wife wonders why, when I get home from work, I start working on my computers at home. It's because I enjoy programming - creating new software is fun (usually).
A few years ago I was given the opportunity to give up the management line (Director/Manager of Software Development) and went back to "pure" programming as a Senior Software Engineer. It was actually slightly more money and much, much more fun! It was the best decision I made, career-wise - and probably health-wise as my stress levels dropped considerably. Since then I moved to another job, also as a Senior Software Engineer, which paid a lot more money, with shorter hours and even less stress - and I got learn a lot of new stuff. Fascinating.
Eventually, I suppose, the amount of new stuff that I want to learn may drop off but, until then...
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.
I get your point. Coding is my hobby and I too passed up on management offer. The idea of going to work and just talk to people, sitting through mind numbing meetings after meetings and writing reports is not my idea of fun.
For retirement, as the way economy is going, most of us would not be able to retire. Social Security may be dried up by the time we get to call it permanent vacation. I will work until I dropped dead on my keyboard.
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