EP 7: From dropout to Apple engineer, overcoming addiction and building an OS from scratch - Andreas Kling
In this episode of the Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram talk to Andreas Kling who has a remarkable story from discovering his love for building things at a young age, his career at Apple, struggles with addiction, and the creation of Serenity OS -- which he is building from scratch, in public.
On Andreas Kling
00:00 - Deciding to go public
01:03 - The Good Time Show Introduces: Andreas Kling
02:57 - What is Serenity OS?
04:15 - Early memories of writing code
09:28 - From self-taught coder to Silicon Valley
17:57 - Working at Apple without a university degree and imposter syndrome
21:55 - Addiction and recovery
39:40 - Life after rehab
43:23 - Why build an OS from scratch?
52:16 - How thinking differently works in practice (if you're building an OS)
55:59 - Serenity OS Walkthrough
1:15:40 - Why build in public?
1:18:49 - Serenity OS - Community
1:20:49 - Serenity OS - Future
1:22:44 - How YOU can support serenity OS