Node, year in review, node

Let's Go, Chapter 4!

New Year's Eve, 2014: I've officially been a web developer/software engineer for three (3) years now. Wow. To catch up on my journey, you can read all about my decision to become a web developer, the big move to SF (aka the mecca of all things node), and my…

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Latinos, recipes, dad

Eating in California, Puerto Rican style

When I moved to California for college, I seriously missed my Dad's cooking. His cooking... is great. It's really the best. So he sent me a few recipes, just so I could start cooking on my own. I've been using them for years now, and now my friends are asking…

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pastry-box-project

Alchemy

I love working in tech. As a software developer, I have the ultimate power: I can build anything. The only things holding me back are my imagination, my time, and my desire. I'm a modern-day alchemist, making gold out of thin air. And it's with my magic that I genuinely…

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People

Remember Oprah? She had a show for 25 years, and I only ever watched one episode in its entirety: the last one. In it, Oprah spoke, from the heart, about herself and the lessons she's learned over the years. Say what you want about Oprah, but after 4,560 episodes…

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Code

Your code is not a reflection of you. It isn’t a reflection of your beliefs, your upbringing, or your ability to be a good person. Your code is, however, a reflection of your thinking process at the time that you wrote it. Given our innate ability to change our…

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