Monday Question: How Do You Choose What Technologies to Explore?

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Technology moves at such a rapid pace that there is constantly something new that is tempting me to explore it. I find it very difficult to pick and choose which things to devote time to learning. So today’s question is: How do you choose what technologies to learn more about, and which to ignore?

Put your answers in the comments below.