Why We Create

On what endures

Amy receives a notification on Facebook: a new person liked the video of a dance routine she choreographed ten years ago.

Justin receives an email from a current student at his alma matter, thanking him for writing the first op-ed to call for trans-friendly restrooms on campus, eight years ago.

Nisha receives an endorsement on LinkedIn from the CTO of a popular messaging app, praising the code she wrote as a summer intern five years ago.

The clearest signal of what matters is what endures.

Fascinating that the work we did that mattered most was rarely done inside a classroom.

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