re: Developer burnout is real VIEW POST

re: Thank you, you're totally correct. The biggest problem with tech is that it's a mental game. The act of working is a mental activity, and we can'...

Realizing that the work is never finished is key - now you can stop worrying about it.

Re construction: I thought building is a "more exact" profession as well.. until faced having a house through planning and construction. There are always ad-hoc situations to handle, modifications to make retroactively.

Programming is problematic since it is so fun and easy to get into. Then we are not used to persisting through challenging problems. Our love of the profession helps us pick up skills and make amazing progress, but a professional gets the job done even if bored to death by it. A contradiction hard to resolve.

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