Goals for the next 2 years

career Speak at a Computer Science related conference Join at a ground level or create an active start up Participate in Elon Musk’s project or a similar outstanding endeavor Have a significant influence on CS education in the region beyond the Guild. financial Minimize high interest debt Make significant investment into retirement savings Own shares in […]

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Two people that inspire me

This question from the unstoppable course asked me to commit to just two of many people that I find fascinating and inspiring. I must admit I was taken aback by this a bit as the first people that came to my mind where authors of books that I found very influential. I find the existentialism of Chuck Palahniuk […]

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Exploring the set point (contd.)

What books, movies, art, or music get me pumped? Born to run by Christopher McDougall. I found myself running with the headphones listening to the final chapters of the audiobook. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. I realized that our universe is so much stranger than we can ever imagine. It changed my […]

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Exploring the set point

What would I do if I knew I only had 1 year to live? First commit some real time to getting over this very sad fact. Play and learn with my kids until they get tired of me. Help anyone that can use my skills build their dream as this is probably the only legacy […]

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Little things that matter

Just had to give a major compliment to Brackets text editor for an outrageously cool little feature in their editor. I am working on a little personal project. I am storing all my data in NoSQL data source. I have accumulated a substantial amount of data and I wanted to make sure that it has […]

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It’s a meaningful life

“The unexamined life is not worth living” was apparently uttered by  Socrates. That is why while I count myself strongly in the atheist camp I love the celebration of Yom Kippur with my family. At very least once a year I get to sit down and reflect on events that happened to me, on my response to […]

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