In Chapter 1 of 10 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, software engineer Chris Hinkle answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" After years coming up with ideas for new technology products, Hinkle learns to better handle rejection by not marrying himself to any one idea. As a 31-year old, Hinkle notes the challenge of working with recent college graduates who may be more current on the latest technologies and finding ways to stay current with trends while also embracing his own experience. Chris Hinkle is a senior software engineer working at Evernote in Silicon Valley. Previously, Hinkle worked at New York City digital agencies HUGE and R/GA in creative director and software engineering roles designing products and developing Internet mobile applications and websites.