by Asim Jalis
I was doing origami during a break today. It's incredibly fun and
But then I thought: what if this was my job? What if I was being
paid to do this, and I *had* to do this. What if my job was to
invent new paper shapes. And as I imagined that it became less
So is the difference between work and play just how we approach
it? There is certainly an element of this.
I mean if we were not getting paid and our job was to write code
for fun, if my office was a programming club, it would completely
change the experience.
So now the question is, how can we change the attitude? How can
we pretend this is a programming club? What is the essense of the
difference in motivation? How can that essense be replicated?