When it comes to achieving any goal, you have to really want it. This is no less true of self-improvement than of making money or designing new code.
When I was a kid, I wanted the new Legend of Zelda (Majora's Mask). It was a muggy August with highs in the 100's, but I wanted
I'm fascinated with potential. When I am given a new task I'm focused on the potential of the idea. When I'm writing code I'm focused on the potential for reuse and maintentance. When I'm debugging I'm focused on the potential speed or functionality improvements I can create. It's all about drawing out maximum potential.
According to legend, Mentor was a wise man who tutored Odysseus's son Telemachus. Though Telemachus was surrounded by friends and rival suitors for his mother's hand, Mentor spent his valuable time ensuring that Telemachus lived a good life and filled his head with wisdom. So wise was Mentor that Athena, goddess of wisdom, used
Have you ever watched a Roomba work its way around a room? They work in a random and chaotic manner - first they go a bit this way, then a bit that way. They bounce off of walls, chew up cords, and generally make a nuisance of themselves. Sometimes, they sit for a few
Today is Christmas Day, meaning we have just seven days until the New Year begins.