It’s been a while since I last posted – adjusting to a post-grad schedule has kept me quite occupied. I just wanted to pen something that arose out of a small nostalgia trip: Neopets, and how the former entertainment giant is a stark reminder of how important it is to constantly upgrade yourself, and to keep in touch with modern trends in order to stay competitive and relevant. I wanted to share this because I felt that this topic bore plenty of relevance to all my readers, both old and young. This especially goes out to my readers who are fresh graduates, or who might be taking their first step into the working world soon – you have youth on your side, so don’t get complacent.

If you were born in the ’80s and ’90s, and happened to use the fledgling Internet, you probably played (or at the very least, …