2014 was a trip down nostalgia lane. I dug through my past and started documenting. But this year I have only gotten more serious about it. As I dig through old emails, paper documents, school work - anything, I am distraught by how much is gone forever. There are events in my life that will only live in my head. But for how long? Now is the time to document everything that has happened in my life. The further away I get from it, the harder it gets to find and remember. But once it's recorded
The new material — made from nickel, titanium and copper — shatters previous records and is so resilient it could be useful in artificial heart valves, aircraft components or a new generation of solid-state refrigerators." (Original article in Science Magazine.)
A friend of mine who works as a network architect with dual CCIEs have no problem finding/landing jobs with high salary. His profession doesn't seem to be affected by outsourcing or H1bs, so I am tempted to switch from my field to networking for better stability and greener pastures.
So the question is, should I do it? The reason why I am looking for the long-term stability is because I've a family of 3 to feed. I cannot afford to be jobless for more than 3 months if I do get laid-off, and software engineering doesn't seem to be the profession after years of observation to provide long-term stability.