When High Pay Meets Health Payoff

The Hidden Health Toll on Software Engineers and How AI Can Foster Healthier Habits

Romesh Niriella
4 min readJul 5, 2023

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The High-Stakes Profession

Software engineering is a lucrative profession. Engineers’ skilled work and long hours fetch them high pay. But this high pay often comes at a cost. That cost is health.

Software engineers spend a lot of their time sitting. They sit to code, to debug, to plan, and even to collaborate with colleagues. A day in their life involves hours of…

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Romesh Niriella

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