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Jan 18
2013

Hacker Schools in San Francisco

Since my arrival in San Francisco last summer, I’ve become aware of the new “hacker schools” popping up around the city. Their stated purpose is to take smart, motivated people who may or may not have a strong technical background … Continue reading

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May 17
2012

Not having money sucks

My forearms are covered in scrapes from carrying a desk I got off craigslist across hilly blocks of the San Francisco Chinatown. A few days ago, I spent all day lugging heavy things from my friend’s place in Oakland to … Continue reading

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Jan 06
2011

The end of 2010

I didn’t get much programming done in November or December. I did pick up a copy of The Land of Lisp, which was awesome. I’m not quite sure it was ideal for a beginner such as myself, seeing as I … Continue reading

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Oct 25
2010

A month gone

It’s a little startling to notice that a month has gone since my last entry here and I haven’t made any real progress on my quest to become the programmer I could have been a decade ago. Naturally this less … Continue reading

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May 29
2010

Where to begin?

For the past several years I’ve been working in the EFL industry, first as a teacher and then later as a manager and part-owner of a school.  While it has been rewarding seeing the progress of my students and the … Continue reading

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