Thanks for sharing Luca!

I found the learning breakdown between exploratory and targeted really helpful!

Personally after working at startups for 7 yrs, 90% of my learning was targeted.

So many of the projects I was working on were new and challenging for me, so I needed to spend a lot of time digging into and leveling up in specific areas.

Sometimes I felt guilty about this seeing so many other engineers spent their weekends working on side projects learning new exploratory skills.

However, I’ve come to see neither way is right/wrong – it’s just different.

And a 90/10 split on targeted vs. exploratory is just fine πŸ˜…

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