Being self-taught is the way to go.
What's the point of hiring tonnes of people if most of them are doing a subpar job?
Cutting corners and doing a sloppy job always ends up biting you in the arse.
You can build the perfect design from the beginning, without the need for trial and error.
Flow is the difference between flying in a fighter jet versus a biplane. Making it a top priority is essential for productivity and happiness.
Science agrees. Our greatest limitations are usually our beliefs—talent is no exception. People are generally far more capable than they realise.
The universe is far more malleable than we realise. Synchronicities are evidence for this, beyond bias.
As someone who has been coding for over 4 years, I've seen plenty of toxic behaviour from developers. It's worth writing about.
You've barely heard music if you don't have decent audio gear. If you love it, it's absolutely worth the investment.
You have one body and live inside it 24/7, therefore prioritising your health should be an obvious thing to do. Unfortunately few people care and severely underestimate its importance.
I used to be extremely cynical, but over time I learned how to transform it into a positive mindset where I'm primarily optimistic.