Elias and Sean grew up together overseas before studying engineering in Germany and the US respectively. Breadcrumbs is their weekly chat about things past, present, and future.
Elias and Sean discuss judging one’s own competence relative to others in a field, and try to remember times they’ve under- or overestimated themselves.
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Elias and Sean sync up chess clocks and do a speed run through the iPhone 8/X keynote.
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Elias talks about the origami convention he went to over the weekend, and he and Sean discuss the usefulness (or not) of learning about things before going to such events.
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Elias flings birds at pigs for the first time.
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Elias and Sean continue episode 49’s discussion of following one’s passion. This week they talk about what they wanted to be when they grew up, how they ended up where they are now, and an alternative to the “follow your passion” advice.
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Elias and Sean discuss the terrible but oft-given advice to “follow your passion,” asking themselves why everyone always says this and then talking about their own passions and where following them might lead.
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