Tejus Parikh

This blog contains occasional musings about software development from spending way too long working in the field. If that sounds interesting, follow me on or connect on Linkedin.

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Maker's Space, Manager's Space

Posted by Tejus Parikh on April 08, 2021

I've come out of Covid with the general feeling that I wouldn't mind never having a regular in-office presence again. Even with backdrop of a global pandemic, I've found myself generally happier, more productive, and more excited about work than I had been in the year prior. According to research published by Microsoft, I'm not exactly alone, but I'm also not the majority.

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The Lost Year: A Failed Experiment to Switch Away From Mac

Posted by Tejus Parikh on May 11, 2021

My personal productivity dropped to pretty much nothing after joining Amazon. It wasn't just that corporate life sucked all the creativity out of me. The Amazon both brought and coincided with some substantial life changes, such as moving across the country, setting up a new house, and my daughter starting real school. Our lives are completely different compared to what they were three years ago.

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On it becoming Day 2 and Leaving Amazon

Posted by Tejus Parikh on August 12, 2021

Linkedin got updated months ago and the move came even before that, but incase you missed it, in April 2021 I left Amazon after three mostly successful years. Nothing here is news, but a reflection after some of the raw emotion of the decision has worn off.

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