Duolingo

I can't even begin to describe how easy and nice it is to learn a language with Duolingo. I am quite surprised it is free - but really happy that it is! On that note, I truly appreciate what Duolingo has set out to do here. First, they're doing something…

SEO is Important

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a cool concept. Well, it isn't really just a concept anymore - and it hasn't been for a long time. Since I created this blog mostly for myself, future employers and for showing up in search results I think it is especially important for two…

wat

I'm not going to write a lengthy blog post today. Instead I wanted to share with you the great talk about wat. Wat is a cool talk from the people over at Destroy All Software about how stupid programming languages can be. Now, I won't bash on Ruby since I…

Connected Devices

Smart Urinals I was just in the bathroom after finishing my lunch and saw that the urinal I was using had five days left before its filter needed replacing. That got me thinking about if those urinals are connected to some database in my building to let the cleaning staff…

Top 1% on CodeEval for Python

If you're a programmer and haven't heard of CodeEval yet, I highly recommend you go check them out. It's a great way to boost your skills and possibly get a programming gig out of it. Now, I haven't heard back from any of the companies that I completed challenges for…