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Love this Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major by Jinjoo Cho. It's a unique way to play this. The point in posting this is, success only comes before work in the dictionary. And not just normal 9-5 work, that's a joke. I mean hard work, which just means putting in extra effort and working to improve, not just working for the sake of having a job.

In all things CS the best are defined by either extraordinary natural talent + great work ethic, or just plain old great work ethic by itself.. but the ones I love are those who gained the title of "best" through dedicated hard work and constant learning. Shoot for the stars, and you may just end up on the moon, which is much higher than 99.9999% of humans have been at this point.

In the early days of CS and the net, most of those involved were extremely capable and talented individuals. I 99.99% never use the term 100%, but in those early days pretty much 100% of the individual hackers, programmers, mathemeticians, physicists, etc., were passionate about this field. Not so today. Woe! Nowadays, you would be lucky to find 1 in 5,000 CS professionals with the same passion for computing, excellence, and self-improvement.

Sadly, it's become a career like most all others: perfect for the indifferent and apathetic, a safe haven for those with no work ethic or talent. Just like how every kid in the US pretty much learns an instrument, but there are only small number of those who go on to play like Jinjoo. #Gametime

Also, I just like this song as an amateur violinist :) -- and, Jinjoo Cho won the Gold medal in my city at The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis 2014 at Carnegie Hall.

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