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new way, new life

Travel , Life / April 05, 2016 / 2 Comments

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.

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New Year's Resolutions

Programming , Flatiron-school / January 01, 2015 / 2 Comments

In general, I'm not big on New Year's resolutions. I feel similar to the Stoics on this front - if there's something that you truly want to change, change it. You don't need an arbitrary time marker to make it happen. That said, there's nothing more abitrary than a new year and I do like setting goals.

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A Tale of Two Georges: Refactoring History with the N+1 Problem

N-plus-1 , Sql , Activerecord / July 20, 2014 / 2 Comments

The lower Manhattan 'hood of the Flatiron School is steeped in history. But not just any history - Revolutionary History. And, as any red-blooded American with a patriotic tattoo will attest, there is no more historicky history than that because...'Murica!

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new way, new move

Travel / April 05, 2016 / 2 Comments

Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices.

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AJAX - Get to Know Your Asynchronous Friend

Ajax , Xml , Json / August 28, 2014 / 2 Comments

AJAX! It's a small acronoym for a heavy weight in the world of web development. It stands for **A**synchronous **J**avascript **a**nd **X**ML.

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Teaching a Computer Ancient Greek

Linguistics , Python , Ruby / July 08, 2014 / 2 Comments

With the World Cup in full swing, I realize that's where most people's flag waving, nationalistic pride is focused. But there's a different kind of nation vs nation drama about to unfold in Beijing, China. It's the International Linguistics Olympiad of course!

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