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Definitely not Diabetic-friendly birthday cake!

Another year has passed, and it’s my birthday again! 🎉 Quite a lot has changed in the last year. Last year, I looked back on 2017, and where my path had taken me. https://pauljacobson.me/2017/12/08/42/ I pretty much ended my retrospective with the following: While I don’t have all the answers (not even remotely), perhaps being…… Continue reading 43

The lonely side of remote work

Rian linked to an interesting article about the challenges of working remotely titled “What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work”. I started reading it to get a sense of it, then sent it to my Pocket queue to read later. This is how the article begins, it will give you an idea…… Continue reading The lonely side of remote work

I’m Joining Automattic – Excitement Factor Bazillion

The Automattic team at the 2017 Grand Meetup

When I turned 42, I had a feeling that this year would be different for me. Actually, it was more than just a feeling, I had already started a process that has come to fruition. I’ve had opportunities to interview at some of today’s most exciting companies Starting on Monday, 19 February, I am joining…… Continue reading I’m Joining Automattic – Excitement Factor Bazillion

The rat race and our search for Happiness

Steve Cutts’ video titled “Happiness” is disturbingly accurate portrayal of so many aspects of our daily lives. When I watch this video, I can’t help but wonder why we buy into all these promises of happiness, and chase them so relentlessly?