Let's be honest, time is the top asset in the world. ⌛ But as developers, we work for money... and...

Money is unlimited - kind of. 🤑 If anyone is familiar with what has been happening in the last 6 months with the fed printing money - you probably also realized this. It's a pity to work for the thing that some people can create with the press of a button.

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But what if your work could create time? ⏱️

Coding can create time 💡

Programming might be one of the top-paying industries because it saves people time. Imagine the world without:

  • Search engines - how much time would it take to find information?
  • Online stores - how much time it took to buy things if you could only do it offline?
  • Social networks - how much time would it take to share something, and how would you accomplish that?
  • Autonomous cars - how much time people will get back because of fully autonomous driving?

Even if you think you aren't working on things at scale - you are investing your time and energy in building things that should somehow save other people's time.

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Let me know what you think. Does programming create time for people? Can we use our craft to save time for ourselves?

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