Life Lessons

Life

Come with me

Building a company stretches me beyond my imagination. Every day is filled with extreme ambiguity, extreme fear, and extreme joy, somehow all at once. The things I learn and do every day are…

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Coding

What programming language should I pick? Should I focus on front-end? Back-end? Machine learning?

Anyone who has embarked on this journey to learn how to code has came across this question. Your first thought might have been to google it. Next thing you know, you realize that the internet is…

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Coding

Should I go back to school to get a Computer Science degree?

This week’s question for my “Ask Preethi’ series is one that’s near and dear to me, because I too once struggled to figure out the right answer. “I have been teaching myself to code for almost a year…

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Life

Injury is an opportunity

Another way to look at injury is as “an opportunity to strengthen the parts of ourselves that are not injured”. We are always hurting in some regard, and approaching it as an opportunity can have a…

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Coding

What topics are toughest for you to learn, as an intermediate web developer?

Beginners can feast on hundreds of courses on sites like TreeHouse, FreeCodeCamp and Egghead.io, alongside dozens of immersive bootcamps like Hack Reactor and App Academy. Advanced programmers…

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Life

Learning How to Learn: The Most Important Developer Skill

When you’re a developer, your job requires you to learn every single day — in spite of the constant lure of distractions like Hacker News, Twitter, Reddit, and Facebook. You constantly encounter new…

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