I'm doing 15 things

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  1. 1. review a technical book
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  2. 2. Get a PhD
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  3. 3. work for google
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  4. 4. pass scbcd
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  5. 5. publish a book
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  6. 6. learn electrical engineering
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  7. 7. finish my tattoo
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  8. 8. learn spanish
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  9. 9. learn to play the guitar
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  10. 10. sell a screenplay
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  11. 11. blog once a week
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  12. 12. learn a martial art
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  13. 13. buy a decent backup system
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  14. 14. answer 10 questions on stack overflow
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  15. 15. write a video game
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How I did it
How to give a talk
It took me
2 months
It made me

How to visit europe
It took me
2 years
It made me

How to finish thesis
It took me
1 year
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Learn Ruby
Ruby and Rails together

Learning Ruby helped me become a better programmer in other languages (learning any language generally accomplishes this). I’m not a huge fan of Ruby, because I feel that there are language design flaws that prevent it from being appropriate on large applications, but the Rails framework is easily the best web framework I’ve ever used. Ruby is decent, Rails is great.

learn C#
Learned for a class

Took a class that required learning C#. It’s an well-designed language, and it addresses a lot of flaws with Java. If I still used Windows, C# would be my language of choice for native application development.

Switch to linux

linux definitely comes up short in a number of surprising areas (file networking being my primary problem), but just knowing I am free is nice. Go linux!

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