After about six months of Brazilian jiu jitsu and something like 4 years of being a software developer in a professional setting, I've noticed a few big similarities between the two activities despite how different they might seem. Here's a list of seven things programming and jiu jitsu have in common: 1. Learning Curve Both … Continue reading Drawing Parallels Between Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Software Development
You'd probably think that browser games are dead. With the indie games making their way onto huge platforms more easily than ever and the huge explosion in the mobile market it's hard to imagine anyone outside of a middle school library sitting down at a desktop and playing a game in their desktop. I wouldn't be … Continue reading The State of Browser Games
I'm pretty behind on the times, I know. I guess I always figured that if someone wanted to see a code sample I'd just shoot them whatever I've been working on or just grab something off a flash drive lying around somewhere or something. It is pretty nice to have all of your side projects … Continue reading I’m on Github!
At first I thought I wasn't qualified to write about this but then I remembered something a professor told me while he was going through a thick stack of applications for assistant teaching positions. I believe he had over 60 applications to sift through, meticulously evaluating every students grades, language skills, and degree level. To … Continue reading On The First Programming Language
A lot of people have written at length about the huge benefits and drawbacks of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Ironically, I think the biggest advantage of bitcoin is also its fatal flaw -- it's mostly anonymous and mostly uncontrolled. It provides a universal freedom that hasn't really been seen since gold started to get phased out, … Continue reading Governments Hate Cryptocurrencies
The blockchain is the most revolutionary technology ever conceived by mankind, I guess. If you don't see the power of the blockchain then you're just thinking in the limited frame of reference of a person living in the pre-blockchain revolution world. After all, no one knew how incredible advancements in the development of the internet … Continue reading Blockchain: Am I Missing Something?
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