My First Week in Lima

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I wrote this mostly so I could remember all of the great stuff that happened on my first week in Lima, and so I could just say, “read this post,” any time someone asked about it :D I don’t think I’ll spend much energy on travel-related posts after this but I’ll keep up with Facebook! […]

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Spirituality, Karma, and the Little Things

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The end of high school and beginning of University, for me, was defined by a girl. She was smart, pretty, crazy in bed and just as romantic as I was at the time. I once gave her a silver rose to represent eternal love, though I later decided that that was a horrible symbol. Fortunately, […]

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The Basics of Python Multithreading and Queues

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I’m getting really annoyed at reading through programmer speak. Hey guys, this stuff really isn’t that hard. You just suck at explaining things. Multithreading in Python, for example. Or how to use Queues. So here’s something for myself next time I need a refresher. It’s the bare-bones concepts of Queuing and Threading in Python. Let’s […]

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How to Speak Clearly and Confidently

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As I’m writing this I’m remembering being a lame high school student, standing at the edge of a circle of friends-by-inheritance and chiming in once every two days. Guess how I felt when the pretty girls would walk by and their eyes wouldn’t slide over me–they didn’t even look in my direction. I’m also looking […]

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Why Some People Win More Than Others

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The people who I see succeeding generally, as in with everything they touch, all have a similar characteristic. They build rituals andĀ habits. I have a mindmap that I keep open on my right monitor with all of my daily rituals: I’m not saying that these are rituals you should pick up, or that mine are […]

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