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If you had a time machine what is ONE thing you would tell yourself when you started coding?

Fum
I work as an Embedded C Engineer. Interested in expanding my knowledge in other areas of software development. Building a collaboration community for devs at https://inspirezone.tech
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I would probably tell myself to look up what imposter syndrome is so I can be relieved from all my doubts... Only discovered it was a real thing years into my career.

What about you? I’m very curious to know!

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Will

I have a tendency to get frustrated at a lack of progress and I don't see the forest for the trees at times. I would tell myself to not give up, even if it was only 20 min a day of practice, it makes a difference. Something that sounds obvious, but not something I heard much a majority of my life.

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Fum Author

Wow, really powerful advice!

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The Sharp Ninja

Go to business school and get an MBA in Finance while fostering my love of computers for the purpose of investing in tech.

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Fum Author • Edited

Very specific and sounds like something you really want to get done. Hopefully you'll manage to achieve this eventually if you haven't already :)

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The Sharp Ninja

I am definitely on the wrong side of the equation. Programming is fun, but isn't a fun job.

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Fum Author

Can relate. I have more fun working on my side projects than whatever projects I'm hired to do.