Why There’s so Much Burnout in Software and What To Do About It

Nemil Dalal
Apr 29, 2019 · 8 min read

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I was programming alone in my apartment — the GPU heating my cold apartment, a few days stubble on my face, and my last human interaction eight days before — when burnout hit me.