Twenty seconds and counting.
I'm a problem solver. Solving problems because we can is amazing, but what really catches my motivation is a user who's life I can improve.
T minus 15 seconds, guidance is internal.
The bigger the project, the better; even if it doesn't quite suit my taste. I don't mind dedicating all my work to the handle of the door to the cockpit of a spacecraft.
12, 11, 10, 9, ignition sequence start...
When I'm doing my part and others can rely on what I've built, I feel fulfilled. After all I'm using other people's work for my own foundation.
...6, 5, 4, 3...
I like people—people are great! Whenever possible I work in a team, solving even bigger problems.
...2, 1, zero, all engine running...
When it comes to taste, I prefer the Terminal over a GUI, VIM over huge IDEs, backend over frontend, C++ over Python and Linux over Windows. But those are just that—tastes. When it's absolutely required to work with Visual Studio Code on a frontend for Windows in HTML, I bite the bullet and do it.
LIFT-OFF! We have a lift-off, 32 minutes past the hour. Lift-off on Apollo 11.
Have a nice day.