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How I Got My First Software Engineering Job

Category: Code

This is a story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down and I’d like to take a minute just sit right here, I’ll tell you how I got my first job as a software engineer.

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My Raspberry Pi Build

Category: Code, Educational

In this post I tell you all about my Raspberry Pi, Janet, and her current setup: the products I chose, the reasoning behind my selections, how much it all cost, and my thoughts so far.

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Anti-Racism Resources

Category: Educational

If you’ve been asking yourself “What can I do?” or “How can I help?”, here are a few resources (with links!) to use as a jumping-off point. Now let’s make some freakin’ CHANGE.

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What Video Games Taught Me

Category: Gaming

Video games have taught me a lot of important life lessons. I pass along some of that wisdom in this post that’s near and dear to my heart.

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The Big Poke

Category: Just For Fun

Sometimes I write for therapeutic reasons. Today, “incredibly personal” and “could possibly help someone else” overlap. Read about my super fun (/s) experience with macular degeneration here.

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The Best Snacks to Eat While Coding

Category: Code, Just For Fun

The best snacks to eat while coding are non-messy and put a smile on your face even when confronted by bugs. These are a few of my favorites.

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