I’ve been thinking about why I expect to succeed in something I put a lot of time and energy into, and have realized a few things. I learned from a young age that with hard work and maybe a little bit of luck (right place, right time kind of stuff), you (meaning me obviously) WILL […]
Author / Craig Allen
New Year, New Language! After recently finishing the Front End Web Development track, I was initially looking into learning Ruby next. However, I think React will be good to learn first (although I’m not sure I can explain why). In any case, I like the feeling of starting with a clean slate.
Fascinating talk about how we learn. Worth 20 minutes if you have the time. Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding […]
Just signed up for this race in March. I ran the first two Phillies 5Ks, so I’m looking forward to the comeback since I haven’t run in anything in over five years. Sign up here: https://www.mlb.com/phillies/community/five-k Race details: Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 9 a.m
I have been making websites since I taught myself HTML during the summer of 1995 and have a degree in web design, but since front-end development is constantly changing I decided to go through this course earlier this year. It was challenging but rewarding, and if nothing else has helped build up my confidence that […]