As software developers, we have our image of what it means to be a good developer, and we also have a mental model of the road we started walking when we first entered the field as interns or as junior developers. Most of the time, we research what technical books…


When we think about the future, we always imagine a technological utopia, where we fly with our cars, have even better gadgets, work with quantum computers, and much more.

As a culture, we also think that scientifically we are a very advanced society and that most of the stuff that’s…


Plato and Aristotle surrounded by philosophers, detail from School of Athens, fresco by Raphael

Nowadays, specializations in various fields get more and more narrow. We, as employees and creative workers, are used to being labeled as something. We consider ourselves either as software developers, designers, artists, teachers, or whatever. Then we limit ourselves to only that field, even though we might have interests outside…


A new year is a new chapter for many people. We wait very eagerly for the next year to come, hoping that it will bring new and exciting possibilities. We can call that a “New year, new me” mindset. But think about it, what it is that actually changes? …


In one of his interviews, a great stand-up comedian and actor Steve Martin says something according to which I’ve been trying to live my life for a couple of years now, from the time I first heard it from him. His saying goes like this:

“Be so good they can’t…


Have you ever noticed that most of your time is spend living in the past or the future? You are always thinking about the past or planning the future. When you feel depressed, sad, and all the other negative emotions or you feel fear, or even when you feel excited…


When we look at reality, we think that what we see out there is what’s really there. But have you ever considered otherwise? What if most of the things you ascribe to other people are coming from you? What if you are the one doing the actual work of giving…


We all want to be better versions of ourselves and some of us are constantly trying to improve different aspects of our lives. But if you have tried that, you might have noticed that it’s very difficult to make a lasting change. …

Giorgi Bazerashvili

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