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by mathiverse
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Do people just give up after 25?
Replies: 71
Views: 11285

Re: Do people just give up after 25?

That doesn't appear to be an accurate description of 25+ year old people in the areas of the SF Bay Area that I frequent. Maybe because a lot of people in tech are type A? Does careerism count as not giving up?
by mathiverse
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: Van Build!
Replies: 19
Views: 2683

Re: Van Build!

I'm in the process of building out a van to move into at the end of the month. I want to spend a decent amount of my free time in the van, but I also work at a company that provides a lot of amenities and I won't be traveling with the van, just living in it, so I can skip a decent amount of building...
by mathiverse
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Skills & Tools Questions
Topic: Volunteering to gain skills
Replies: 8
Views: 838

Re: Volunteering to gain skills

Is it feasible to get an apprenticeship that works around a 7 am to 4 pm office job? Should I call the local trade unions to see if they have weekend/evening only apprenticeships? My job pays too well for it to make sense for me to switch to being an apprentice full time right now. It might be a nic...
by mathiverse
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Skills & Tools Questions
Topic: Volunteering to gain skills
Replies: 8
Views: 838

Volunteering to gain skills

I'd like to do some volunteering to get out of the house more and ideally the work I'd do would also let me learn new skills. I'm already a programmer, so while I'll mention open source software as a good place to volunteer if you're interested, it's not a new skill for me. I also thought Habitat fo...
by mathiverse
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from the SF Bay Area!
Replies: 5
Views: 1029

Hello from the SF Bay Area!

I'm excited to join the ERE community. For whatever reason, ERE really clicked lately. Maybe from the three months off I took at the end of last year between jobs? Or maybe because I've had to face the frustrating and daunting task of ramping up for a new job? The bright eyed new grad is gone and no...