There are few things that I am really good at.

Phrased like that, it sounds like self-deprecation, but I actually think it is a valid judgement, especially when followed by the equally true statement: there are many things that I am quite good at.

Years ago, I was working as an academic researcher in pure mathematics. It was making me really unhappy, so I ended up doing a lot of other things on the side, both at the university and in my spare time. …


Martijn Grooten

Cyber optimist. Researcher, reader, runner. Asker of difficult questions. Lapsed mathematician. Traveler in digital security. He/they.

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