I love new years because they feel like a clean slate. Everything I did that wasn’t great last year is the past and the coming 365 days are full of possibilities. Anything feels possible!
Do you have any big goals for 2015?
I got into Trello about 6 months ago when a coworker introduced me to it. Since then, I've started using it for just about everything, including helping me to read more.
Here's how I use Trello to keep track of the books I'm reading and what I want to read next.
joining a maker community puts you in these seats constantly. it's actually quite incredible to develop code for unique situations on a regular basis. good practice
Okay, soft skill probably matter all the time, but I've found them to be especially important at a startup where you really don't want people in the mix who don't have the right attitude. For engineers, showing startup employers that you'll be a good fit matters.
Here are my thoughts, and it's also my first article on .
- Packback BooksLead Software Engineer, 2013 - present
- Uloop - Student News & ClassifiedsDirector of Student News, 2012 - 2013
- JobBranderFounder/CEO, 2013 - 2013
- MyUdailyFounder & CEO, 2011 - 2012
- Shakeup Media - Web development and community managementFounder and Owner, 2011 - 2012
- Siemens HealthcareTechnical Writing Intern, 2011 - 2011
- GE Consumer and IndustrialMechanical Engineering Intern, 2007 - 2008
- CleanAir EngineeringEngineering Intern, 2009 - 2009
I studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tennessee (c/o 2012), but after two years of internships with some of the biggest firms in the world, I realized that startups were way more fun. I founded a web-development company (+Shakeup Media) and started a news blog on my college campus.
I love meeting people, writing (in both code and prose), playing guitar, traveling, and cooking. While I enjoy my work and the flexibility it provides, I also do a lot of geeky things on the side. Lately, it's been playing with my Raspberry Pi and learning Python.
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