Yesterday, while listening to Can’t Hurt Me while driving, I heard about how the author has disabled his facebook feed entirely to not waste time using it.
I decided to follow-up with an action myself as I realised what huge % of my facebook feed is useless – full of photos & memes from people I hardly know.
Yet, there are other people posting useful stuff which I’m interested in – e.g. interesting news, trends, community posts or the usual photos but from people, who are my relatives or I care about.
Hence, I decided to do a big facebook clean-up by unfollowing all the people with meaningless or distracting posts.
Over the past year, this blog has been silent. I’m finally ready to start writing new blog posts again and I’ve decided to begin this new chapter with a summary of what was going on in the past year.
There is a reason why there were no new blog posts for a while and I’ve decided to share with you why’s that, some major events in my career over this period and what’s ahead for the blog.
There will be no technical content or knowledge sharing in the upcoming lines, but a walkthrough of some events & lessons learned from them. However, although you won’t be learning anything new about how the processor or your programming language works, there is some interesting food for thought which could benefit you or at least spark an interesting discussion in the comments later.
From the start of this month, I am officially the Blockchain Training Manager of Kingsland University – School of Blockchain.
It was a tough decision to leave my previous company Ocado Technology, as this was the best company I had worked for yet.
But with this new opportunity, I decided to switch gears and leave the embedded industry.
Now, I am the manager of a blockchain training team, responsible for leading blockchain courses onsite and online around the world.
Apart from that, I am contributing to our blockchain development team as a software developer.
This is something entirely new for me and is a great challenge.
So, in two words – not doing embedded anymore. Now doing blockchain.
But do you want to learn how this all happened and what are my thoughts about it?
After my most recent post (How to properly use macros in C) I was invited to host an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session at AMA Feed.
This is a site, where various professionals hold sessions where anyone can ask them questions about their career, specialty and themselves.
If you want to get in touch with me, then feel free to join and ask me anything!
My session will be on the 23rd December (In 2 days!) 10 AM Eastern Standard Time (7 PM GMT+2, Bulgarian time).
And this is a link to the session itself: https://TechAMA.com/472982
Looking forward to hearing from you there.
Taking decisions in life is hard. Especially if they concern our future. One of the classical examples we have all gone through is deciding what career path to follow after we graduate.
And there are many people – parents, relatives, friends, unknowns, who try to give us their valuable advice about our own future. Some will tell you to go study medicine or law since it is so well paid. Others will tell you to study economics, because everyone in your family was an economist and you should continue the chain. And some will tell you to follow your passion and do what makes you happy.
And all of this friendly help makes things even more complicated. Some people blindly agree on what their parents say, since they are their superiors. Others act more rebelliously and do the exact opposite of what others told them and write stuff like “I don’t care about what other people think or say” on their Facebook walls.
I have gone through both periods myself. I know the struggle and I have also received advice about my future when I was graduating and I continue receiving it even these days any endeavor I take.
What has changed, however, is my approach and way of thinking about the issue.