Category Archives: Learning

Breaking Stuff Is Good

In preparation for integrating what I’ve learned in the Grow With Google Challenge Mobile Web course into my rockin’ app, I did some spring cleaning. Getting rid of all the files with duplicate-ish names like handle_albums2, handle_albums3, handle_albums4, handle_albums_test, and so on. … Continue reading

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So-Called Newbie Mistakes (We Often Never Stop Making)

I’ll be fleshing this out over time … for right now, it’s just a bulleted list … or maybe a little better … Typos You’re not stupid, you didn’t do anything wrong, you just forgot a semicolon, or a parenths … Continue reading

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My 5-Month Plan

I will become legendary at my current, silly day job for my gregarious personality and indispensable contributions. No matter how lazy or negative my co-workers, I will encourage them and offer to help make their work lives better so their … Continue reading

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My 5-Year Plan

Jim Carrey once wrote himself a check for $20 million. In five years, I will have helped at least 1 million people get their dream jobs. I’m going to create the fastest-growing, most obviously effective training and coaching program in … Continue reading

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Google Scholarship

I’ve been revising my essay questions since I first submitted the application almost a month ago. Tomorrow is the deadline so this is my final draft. I really, really hate “tooting my own horn,” job interviews, etc. but I’m posting … Continue reading

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Everything Wrong (and Right) with eLearning in 2017

The night before last, my wife and I were talking about the radical difference in available opportunities between, say, 1990 (when I got out of the Air Force) and now. In 1990, laptops and computers were expensive. Even if you … Continue reading

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Diving Into VPS

I thought a Virtual Private Server (VPS) was just like a shared plan except it comes with nothing but I can put in anything I want. As it turns out, it’s not so simple. My first foray last Friday night was … Continue reading

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