Everything here is my opinion. I do not speak for your employer.
The Curse is Broken
109 days. So there.
I had to change a lot of things about myself and the company in order to break the curse, but the core is intact and finally it's self-consistent.
Albeit in a different way than I was expecting.
My latest project is Tailscale: the easiest way to use WireGuard and 2FA.