To my fellow Silicon Valley engineers working at Facebook, Google, Apple, and other tech giants — I’m going to tell you something you may not want to hear. IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON. Allow me to explain.
Sure, you’re paid well, and pampered by your employers with holistic personal care. But are you truly fulfilled with your work, in a Steve Jobs-ian sort of way, connecting to an inner yearning to make a difference in the world? Yes, you can go from zero to millions of users in an instant with catchy online media enveloped in a frictionless user experience. But deep down at the cellular level, however, are you satisfied that you’re putting your talents to meaningful use?