Saeed Gatson

Software Developer

A Note For Myself As A Computer Science Undergraduate

Ever wish you could go back in time and give yourself some advice?

Unfortunately that’s not possible yet.

However I was recently asked if I would be open to give some advice to a Computer Science undergraduate.

I rattled off a few things and agreed. To be honest I wasn’t sure exactly what I would say.

It got me thinking about what I might have said to myself.

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X-Card Technique : How To Build Any Habit

Forming new habits is the holy grail of productivity. The X-Cards Technique can help you with the process of building new habits.

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Script Kittens : Press-Your-Luck Style Card Game

For the longest time I’ve said that I’ve wanted to design and build my own game.

Well now I have and it’s called Script Kittens. The game is kind of a hack, but before the details let me give a little back story.

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Hidden Signs That It Is Time To Leave Your Job

When feelings about a job are extreme, either good or bad, you know what to do. When you love your work and can’t wait to start coding each morning, it’s clear that you should stay. When things are horrible—I mean down right awful—most developers will do their best to abandon ship as quickly as possible. However, when you’re simply comfortable, you might not know what to do.

Sometimes you need to make a change and you don’t even know it. Here are a few hidden signs that it is time to leave your job.

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Why You’re One Piece Of Content Away From Changing Your Life

“Everyone you know started off as an unknown until they did the thing that made them known.” —Gary Vaynerchuk

I recently heard this idea from a highly successful businessman Gary Vaynerchuk and wanted to elaborate on its applicability for software developers. The concept is that you’re one piece of content away from changing your life.

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