At Kitware, we have an open-door policy to encourage feedback and discussion of problems, career choices, and any other considerations. Corporate leadership and management invite us to be active in managing our careers at Kitware, and encourage us to stop in and ask questions. Curiosity is a good thing, and at Kitware we're empowered to pursue our interests. Want to research how modern video game technology could be modified to advance scientific visualization and analysis? Great - explore it. Seek out funding. Go for it. As long as we can show how it contributes to and builds Kitware's open-source software base, we're welcome to pursue it.