Okay. Let me start with this: I’m not a hard core gamer. I’m not even a “regular” gamer.

But I HAD TO try the Division!

I actually bought a PS4 just for that. To immerse in this strange, scary, but also weirdly engaging world. New York. In serious, deep trouble.

It was winter time in Hungary when I fired up the console for the first time. The atmosphere of the initial first few minutes deeply resonated with what was outside. The themes inside the game were stunning. Truly.

There is this notion of the so called 80,000 hours. This is the amount of time apparently an average person spends working during his/her lifetime — basically, away from his/her family to get from A to B, to put things on the table.

(As they say: You’ve got 80,000 hours in your career.)

Whether this number is accurate or not I’m soon reaching the half of it. It roughly equals to 15 years of someone’s work life.

I consider myself lucky. Being one of those who — during this time, roughly 40,000 hours so far — managed to get from…

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Considering the distance I could have flown but decided to take a different route.

I deliberately chose to take a Greyhound — traveling 7+ hours on a packed bus.

I was born just a day after Jobs and Wozniak formed Apple Computer. The date back then was April 1, 1976.

40 years later — 3 weeks ago — I visited the house at 2066 Crist Dr. in Los Altos, California, “…the place where Jobs and Wozniak, along with others, churned out the very first Apple computers”.

Andras Kora

Webinar host, software architect, product manager, startupper. Previously at @Disney, @Defaqto, @Avanti_plc, @Shiwaforce. Currently at @Jumio

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