I was looking to upgrade my rooted Android from 4.4.2 to 4.4.3 when I ran into an interesting error:
"/system/app/BrowserProviderProxy.apk" has unexpected contents That made sense – I needed to do some dev work with the old version of the Browser app, so I backed up those files and installed Browser.apk. So I popped into adb shell to restore the files. Without thinking, I deleted the files. Oops!
Well, everything can be recovered, right?
I decided to read a book not related to programming at all, just to help get some outside perspective. I decided to read about sales. After a little bit of Googling, I came across The Four Kinds of Salespeople: How And Why They Excel - And How You Can Too by Chuck Mache. The book talks about the four (and only four) types of salespeople: The Performer, The Professional, The Caregiver, and The Searcher.
I’ve only recently come out of my burnout, despite it happening years ago. It sucks. It sucks bad. But looking back, I can see many of the causes crystal clearly, that weren’t so apparent at the time. Here’s a list:
1. Think about your project and only the project Let’s face it. Business wants you to make the best product you can “for our customers”. You put off fun features for the sake of hitting a deadline.
I want to start this blog off with a topic that I hold really dear to me. I listen to music for most of my waking hours. Especially since I’m working from home now, I need something going on in the background. So I listen to Spotify for basically the entire time.
I was listening to the playing “Cozy Evening” when I caught a Craig Cardiff song – Dirty Old Town.