Do you let exposure to new ideas and concepts from others influence the overall direction of a project or the outline of its path in your conceptual thinking? For example music,code or research? Is serendipity influential at times and do you find it beneficial?

Dernyn (JD)

Yes, I occasionally go to certain geeky places and gatherings to talk about interesting stuff and get new ideas. It's very refreshing to listen to people with a lot of specialized knowledge.

I sometimes try to be serendipitous and do things I couldn't have imagined doing 2 years ago. I think it's good for personal growth. But it also means many projects will be left unfinished.

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Helsinki, Finland