Hi, I'm Tigran. I'm a software engineer currently working at Netflix. This site is the journal of my thoughts on things that I find interesting. I have broad interests, but I often say that I'm a technologist with a deep appreciation for the liberal arts. If you're unsure what to read, start from Working for Someone vs. Doing Your Own Thing, The Soul of Our Work, or Reliability and performance in software tools.
- This blog post provides my firsthand perspective on working in a big tech company. It challenges common misconceptions about the lack of innovation and personal growth in these companies, highlighting the diverse opportunities, collaboration, and deep technical specialization they offer.
- In this personal blog post, I share my journey of falling in love with programming as a teenager in Armenia and the transformative impact it has had on my life. Through dedication, passion, and hard work, I overcame obstacles to become a "serious" programmer and encourage others to pursue their dreams in the world of coding.