My name is Jelena Vencl Ohlrogge (pronounced as Yelena Wentzel Olroge /’g’ like in ‘guardian’, ‘e’ not silent/)
I live and work in Stockholm, Sweden, as a system developer
an IT consultant.
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Or maybe JVO, the Saintpaulia enthusiast? Try here. Yes, I am all over the internet. But who isn’t these days?
Mostly I work with software development and agile techniques. Also, I read about behaviourism, philosophy and humans in general a lot; it is a hobby of mine. By education I am an engineer specialized in electronics and automation.
I have spatial and grapheme-color synaesthesia, and only recently I understood that not everyone experiences numbers, week days, letters etc the way I do. My dad has it too, and his mother had it.
My greatest source of inspiration is my husband Joakim.
Sir Winston Churchill said this, and I like it:
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
I said the following; it sums up my experience about the nature of progress:
Progress occurs either by sheer accident or is brought through dissatisfaction. So, never be satisfied. Or – have a lot of accidents. 😉