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The Affirmable Addendum

After everything I’ve written, I figured I might as well share an addendum of all the material I read to get me through the past year and a half.

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The Finish

At long last, allow me to finish this series with the full story behind why I left engineering, and where I plan to go from here.

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The Perilous Perspective

Corporate engineering brainwashes thousands of new engineers each year into sharing the same perilous perspective. It’s like a cult of Kool-Aid drinkers out here.

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The Sedentary Situation

How bad is the corporate environment for your health? In this installment of A String of Unfavorable Roles, I tackle that question in depth.

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The Cubicle Conundrum

If you’ve ever had the chance to work in a cubicle, you know what I’m about to say: cubicles suck. But, there’s always a way out.

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The Looming Legacy

When you join an established engineering team, you’ll spend a large portion of your time maintaining legacy systems. Forget all the cool things you learned in school! It’s time to polish some rust.

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The Dire Discrimination

Popular business literature often depicts ageism as something that only happens to people over 40. In my experience, no one is safe from age discrimination.

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The Military Mentality

Ever been handed work and asked to finish it by some impossible deadline only to be forced to wait on everyone else? If so, welcome to the military mentality.

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The Artificial Arrogance

When engineering is all that is pushed in modern society, you can probably imagine why the field is full of arrogance. I’m here to tell you that engineering isn’t something to get too proud of.