Maintaining Clarity

“For the last two years, OLPC has been more a second home than
workplace. My coworkers were another family, and we all worked
harder than we thought possible. I learned what it meant to believe
in a mission so much that nights and days blur together, and the
prospect of success keeps you going even when your brain begins to
defocus and your body craves sleep with desperation.

“Looking back, it’s been a demented ride: I’ve worked on
everything from advising firmware development to debugging nasty
kernel threading issues, improving data storage, chasing down Sugar
problems across the entire stack, school server development,
internal organization security and the software security platform,
and interfacing with developers and executives both about our
mission and technology…”