Software Engineering Isn’t Heaven

Uncovering Myths and Realities of Software Engineering Day-to-Day Without Sugarcoating

Adrian Nenu 😺
Long-Term Perspective
6 min readNov 5, 2023

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Software Engineer contemplating their life — Generated by Midjourney

Software engineering is akin to modern alchemy where engineering minds forge miraculous solutions from ones and zeros. It’s seen as a field where innovation is constant, job opportunities are endless, and the work environment is nothing short of idyllic. There…

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Adrian Nenu 😺
Long-Term Perspective

Software Engineer @ Google. Photographer and writer on engineering, personal reflection, and creativity - nenuadrian.com.