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Meditations on Software

53f67e3899c7ca2ca340b795cf80d3c4?s=47 Vaidehi Joshi
June 07, 2022
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Meditations onΒ Software

Closing keynote for RailsConf 2022.

53f67e3899c7ca2ca340b795cf80d3c4?s=128

Vaidehi Joshi

June 07, 2022
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  1. Meditations on Software @vaidehijoshi

  2. Hi

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  4. Photo by Cristofer Maximilian on Unsplash

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  12. 🀩

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  15. 🀭

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  17. 🀩

  18. 😰

  19. 😎

  20. Joy

  21. Photo by Mel Poole on Unsplash

  22. Photo by Mel Poole on Unsplash

  23. Sociotechnical

  24. Sociotechnical

  25. So much to do

  26. Try and fix it all

  27. Way too much!!

  28. I missed the signs

  29. Unsustainable

  30. Unsustainable

  31. πŸ“š

  32. πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š

    πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š πŸ“š
  33. πŸ™

  34. ☹

  35. 😣

  36. I missed ignored the signs

  37. πŸ˜”

  38. I can do this!

  39. I need to get through this…

  40. I hate this.

  41. The worst version of myself

  42. I missed ignored listened to the signs

  43. There was no coming back

  44. Burnout

  45. Chronic, work- related stress

  46. The joy was gone

  47. Could I even get it back?

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  50. Meditative

  51. Meditative

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  53. πŸ‘€

  54. πŸ‘€

  55. You don’t know anything about programming. πŸ‘€

  56. Someone’s going to find out!! πŸ‘€

  57. Can confirm, I am indeed in a box. πŸ‘€

  58. MUAHAHAHAHA HAAHHAHAA!! πŸ‘€

  59. Oh hello. πŸ‘€

  60. Oh hello. πŸ‘€ This is a big room.

  61. πŸ‘€ Oh hello. This is a big room.

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  63. Imposter syndrome

  64. Imposter syndrome

  65. What made me feel I had to do all of

    that?
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  67. πŸ‘€

  68. Prove myself

  69. Prove that I belonged

  70. πŸ€”

  71. Insecurities

  72. You have to work REALLY hard to prove that you

    deserve this job!! πŸ‘€
  73. Tools to untangle this

  74. Cautious

  75. Cautious

  76. 🀩

  77. Coming out of burnout

  78. βœ‹

  79. Burnout

  80. Lose meaning

  81. Some truths

  82. Photo by Roberto Sorin on Unsplash

  83. Photo by Kimon Maritz on Unsplash

  84. Ephemeral

  85. Our code might not even ship

  86. Die before getting to production

  87. Out of our control

  88. Refactoring

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  90. The building itself

  91. Do The Work

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  93. Sprint

  94. Sprinting

  95. Dysfunctional workplaces

  96. Unclear job expectations

  97. A lack of social support

  98. Purpose and value

  99. 🀩

  100. Joy

  101. Curiosity

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  103. Our curiosity gives our work meaning

  104. Our curiosity keeps us going

  105. Our curiosity will change

  106. Our curiosity keeps us afloat

  107. Protect our curiosity

  108. Pay attention to your body and mind

  109. Remember your agency

  110. Hotfix for burnout

  111. Don’t skip the post-mortem

  112. Introspection is our root cause analysis

  113. Decouple yourself from the work

  114. Work is just one part of life

  115. Careers are bigger than jobs

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  118. Photo by Nico on Unsplash

  119. Photo by Nico on Unsplash

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  124. Thank you! πŸ‘€ @vaidehijoshi