happy birthday

Today marks my 32nd birthday, and I must admit that I am not very excited. The past six months have been pretty rough. I feel isolated. My interests in circus and photography have dwindled. I am emotionally drained. This all kinda sucks right now. Here’s to a better year. happy birthday

Go Home and Grind

It’s a well-known fact that I’m a workaholic. This doesn’t necessarily instill a sense of pride or regret. When I left Kyruus, I was so committed to maintaining a “perfect” work-life balance that I neither brought my work laptop home nor cloned edX repositories on my personal laptop. I think that lasted for two months, maybe. The truth is: I […]

Hurts So Good

For the past two-and-a-half months I have been away from circus due to injury, illness, and holidays. I’ve mostly spent the time wishing I were back at circus, coding, and watching a lot of streaming media. Last week marked return. I was a bit nervous as I assumed I would have forgotten the various tricks and routines I’ve […]

Delivering Bad News

Disclaimer: Coursera is a competitor of edX (where I work). My views are my own, not those of edX. Last week Coursera announced they’d be shutting down their old platform, removing some older courses. Hacker News and reddit went crazy and trashed Coursera. Ironically, Coursera made the right choice. They simply did a poor job […]