@deshipu @brianl I know one who left the industry to become a carpenter, and another who left to make knives.
That kind of work (using your body, still able to employ creativity, but with well-defined and documented physical properties of things like wood and metal) can seem very attractive after a long day(/week/month) of committee design meetings, fighting buggy frameworks you don't own, and other familiar nonsense.

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@Tak @deshipu Well aware of that and can empathize, I enjoy gardening to stay away from screens when I can (although my video game habit interferes)

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