Tag: Empathy

Why Engineers Get Taken Advantage Of

We hear stories about engineers being taken advantage of. Surely they aren’t the only people to receive such treatment. There is an impression, however, that this has been the case for some engineers. Why is that? Here are some possible reasons why this might be a thing in software engineering.

Learning Quotas and Thresholds

We have limits to our learning. These limits might include mental capacity, emotional readiness, time, or interest. We have thresholds for how much learning we can handle at a time and quotas for how much we feel we need. Find your optimal zone for learning and thrive there.