Reflections on my time at the Turing School of Software Design, and my life after.

I was excited to start my education in programming and computer science, but also scared and uncertain about the quality of the school and my interest in programming. After all, I was a philosophy major from a liberal arts school whose career was in the non-technical field of financial trading (an industry where intellect runs low but arrogance runs high… see anything written my Nassim Taleb). Although I was uncertain about where my efforts would take me, I was ready to learn. And man, did I learn. Now here I am, 7 months later. [...]
July 13, 2015 Comments Loading...

Running off the path into programming ... a gag-inducing excerpt from one of my B-school essays.

...But I was tired that day. I was tired of losing, tired of following my captain's juvenile policy of punishment runs, and tired of myself for lacking the curiosity to explore my beautiful campus and the surrounding forests. And so I ran off the path and after several miles of Berkshire forest, I entered the clearing of my college’s best kept secret our very own wildlife and bird sanctuary. I spent the rest of my afternoon discovering... [...]
January 10, 2015 Comments Loading...