6 Films to Cap a Delayed Undergrad’s Semester

What do you do after the last exam of your could-have-been-last-semester (save for that manuscript that needs an overhaul)? Yea, that’s right, you binge-watch movies just like any mature millennial. No water, no food, no shower, no piss, yup- no shit. So to cap off this glorious day, I have compiled a list for the lost and adrift, served to cater to the familiar super … Continue reading 6 Films to Cap a Delayed Undergrad’s Semester

On Keeping a Notebook (Joan Didion)

“‘That woman Estelle,’” the note reads, “‘is partly the reason why George Sharp and I are separated today.’ Dirty crepe-de-Chine wrapper, hotel bar, Wilmington RR, 9:45 a.m. August Monday morning.” Since the note is in my notebook, it presumably has some meaning to me. I study it for a long while. At first I have only the most general notion of what I was doing … Continue reading On Keeping a Notebook (Joan Didion)

Why “making tons of money” is a bad motivation in learning how to code.

So a Quora question came in, and I just have to share my answer in this blog because it strikes a very personal chord in my life right now. Q: If I am going into computer science/software development for the money alone, will I thrive in it or not? A: No. Ever heard of that guy who was homeless but was taught how to code by a … Continue reading Why “making tons of money” is a bad motivation in learning how to code.

I’m so emotionally involved.

This is not good. I was told programming is only for the machines, but why do I find myself manipulated and programmed by every dragging hour? It’s a conundrum, a dead ball, a labyrinth in Meno’s kitchen. Of course Meno didn’t have a kitchen. I don’t even know who Meno is. But that’s the thing, it’s so.. confusing. For those who still don’t know (which … Continue reading I’m so emotionally involved.