I started working WITH tech over 25 years ago, but began DOING IT PROFESSIONALLY in 1999. I've been doing this almost 2 decades, yet I still feel like I'm a fake. I'm another career switcher. I started as an airline pilot and accidentally became a coder. Your question has been bouncing around in my head for a few months, but you took the extra step of actually submitting that topic. I was too chicken to do that. Impostor Syndrome, you see. But your question did inspire me to FINALLY blog about the things bouncing in my head. I don't like giving a shameless plug, but rather than copy/pasting here, feel free to use my story. codefumonkey.blogspot.com/2017/06/
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