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Working with pixels is a privilege (justinjackson.ca)
1 point by mijustin on Aug 17, 2012 | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments

Great post, I used to work in manual labor. There are issues with mental fatigue in software development that affect work/life balance more so than physical fatigue, but in general I agree with you.

Thanks for the reply!

I had 2-3 summers jobs in manual labor and couldn't believe the amount of physical effort (and long hours) that went into it.

I think even more significant is the number of guys I've known in their 50's and 60's who have to walk with a cane, or have bad backs, and other injuries that have severely impacted their lives.

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