Beyond Coding Episode #138

Q&A #7: 2024 Tech Trends, Managing Conflict, Gaining Respect & More with Patrick Akil

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Outline

00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:29 – Getting ready!
00:00:45 – What new hobby would you like to try for 2024?
00:01:52 – What tech trends are you anticipating for 2024?
00:04:37 – My favourite Christmas gift
00:04:44 – How do you see the future of the IT industry?
00:07:26 – How do you see your future in IT?
00:08:36 – Is there demand for .NET engineers?
00:12:09 – With AI evolving, how do software engineers evolve with it?
00:14:57 – AI and experienced software engineers
00:17:44 – How do you find out what field to focus on?
00:22:14 – What are some tools I should incorporate in my workflow?
00:24:14 – Web dev and software engineering tools
00:28:53 – How do you explain a career gap?
00:31:59 – Have you ever been on a project which was fun, but not ethically responsible?
00:35:44 – Enjoying the domain you work in
00:38:01 – Life and career goals
00:41:19 – Work and family illness
00:44:17 – Patrick’s conflict story
00:48:15 – Handling conflict
00:51:33 – How do you gain respect as a junior?
00:55:05 – Ask for feedback
00:55:52 – If it’s not 2024…