I was managing my portfolio with automated tools I'd built myself, and it was a lot less stressful (and higher performing) when I was only doing that. I manually intervened (for the first time in my fund's history) to participate in a recent IPO that I was interested in, that my bot would not have otherwise invested in, and ever since, it's cursed my advantage over the last 2 years.
If I thought I'd be spending this much of my career obsessing about technology I hated and legitimately think sucks, I'd have packed it in last year. I've spent the last 4 years trying to do less of that, and more on shit I think is good and useful only to spend more time than ever evangelizing a tool I hate and a maintainer (let's face it, it's not really OSS unless you work for the caval of Cool Vendors) I think couldn't be further up its own ass.
I worked at a place on Pacific time and I worked Central, routinely had shit scheduled for like 7 or 8 pm when folks in office were shutting down but I'd moved on with my life, or like at noon as people were coming into work on the west coast. Fucking worst shitty way to get people to exceed the 40 hours you are literally only paying for with salaried employees.
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