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Make It Hollywood: ALIEN OBLIVION

To celebrate Halloween this year, I decided to share an idea I had for the next Alien film, especially since it may or may not be happening since now Disney owns the entire Alien Universe. So everyone who knows me knows I am a movie person. I love going to...

October 31, 2019
Coding , Soapbox

Building A Healthy Coding Lifestyle

You get hired by a company. They supply endless snacks, drinks and you have to become a coding machine so you find yourself never leaving your desk, constantly chugging down energy drinks and snacking . We as developers can fall into this snackhole trap where we never leave our chair...

August 12, 2019
Coding , Design , Life

Relaunched 2.0

I always believe that a website is never done, when we launch a website we have to think about where it could go next and understand that the audience will evolve further. It was over the last 2 years that I had been studying my audience through data analytics and...

June 3, 2019
Life , Soapbox

Folding The Future

With the Mobile World Congress convention in full swing the past weekend, there was a lot of phones that are becoming foldable. Now I have been asked by quite a number of people “What do you think of those foldable phones?” Well let me break it down with what I...

February 26, 2019
Life

My Top 10 Favorite Romantic Films (So Far)

Since my Halloween movies were such a big hit, I decided with Valentines being today, I decided I would do a top 10 on my favorite romantic films. Yes romantic films, these won’t just be your typical lover gets the person but more of a different kind of idea of...

February 14, 2019
Coding , Design , Reviews

Review: Smashing Book 6

So as I said in my new years resolutions I am going to try to review more books.  Let’s start with probably the last physical book I bought from Smashing Magazine. The Smashing Book 6. Synopsis: The Smashing Book series has always been one of my go to resources in...

February 7, 2019
Life

My Goals for 2019

With every new year, comes new goals, I decided to write a blog about what I hope to accomplish for 2019…these aren’t the usual goals like buying a house or buying something but other type of goals that are more in line with lifestyle changes. 1. Collect All My Health...

January 7, 2019
Soapbox

Freelancing: A Counterpoint

Recently I read an article that was making the rounds on social media by the website “Fast Company”. It is about how Millennials have decided to move over to freelancing. Well I took a problem with this. Its not just because I have some disagreements with the article but from...

December 30, 2018
Life

Perfectly Balanced As All Things Should Be

With another year comes a new set of experiences, with some trials and tribulations of course. I think 2018 can be summed in an idea or more of a simple word with different meanings and that is Wealth. Not material wealth but more along the lines of growth in terms...

December 16, 2018
Life

My Top 10 Favorite Horror Films(So Far)

With it being October, horror films are some of my favorite in cinema history. Horror movies have the most sub genres of any movie genre, you have monster, sci fi, slasher, low budget thriller. In this list I am going to talk about the 10 horror films that are always...

October 23, 2018
Life

Make It Hollywood – BATMAN: JUDGEMENT

Anyone that knows me knows that my favorite superhero has always been Batman, from the many comic iterations of him over the years to the actors who have played him over the many great films and especially the amazing cartoons.. Now with DC’s “The Batman” film currently in limboish and...

July 6, 2018
Life , Questions and Answers

What Makes A Boss

What makes a boss? Are they someone that just order people around or are they a leader that leads people towards a collective purpose. I think one of the questions I have gotten this year is “what should I look for in a boss?” This is one of those questions...

June 2, 2018
Coding , Life

Skip Hip Go For Convenience

Now here is something that I am sure a lot of people have had to go with. They get a new client or want to meet a developer. They decide to meet off site and that place is…some new coffee shop that might only have 3 parking spaces and can...

April 16, 2018
Life

The Need for Goodwill Developers

After attending SXSW in Austin for a day and talking with some developers, or from even teaching at the school. I have noticed a trend happening a lot lately. This isn’t a good trend to have but one of a negative view on the developer industry as a whole. The...

March 19, 2018
Coding , Life

Me A Professor? Whoa

I have always believed that sometimes life will take a curve ball, sometimes good sometimes bad. Recently, I had a friend reach out to me about spreading my WordPress knowledge. She knew I was trying to spread my knowledge through my blog and helping with a few meet ups. Well...

December 30, 2017
Life

30 + 1

Something I have always told myself over the years is if I woke up in a bathroom chained to a pipe. I probably did something to deserve it. 30 has been a cliffhanger of a ride. Constant up and downs, questioning ideals, friendships, co workers and job. I think this...

December 16, 2017
Life

Recruiters Who Are They? And Do They Work?

This is a question I get a lot. “Who are Recruiters? And do they ACTUALLY work?” As with all things there are pros and cons. I have heard horror stories, and I have heard good stories. Let me discuss what has happened with me and these recruiters. If you are...

October 22, 2017
Life

Developing With Depression

I had slightly mentioned this in the past, but last year I was diagnosed with depression. It isn’t something easy to come to terms with when you are labeled as having depression. People tend to treat you differently or say things such as “can’t you just make yourself happy”. Its doesn’t...

October 10, 2017
Life , Reviews , Soapbox

Has Apple Lost Its Spark?

Another fall, another Apple event. This is the time where Apple shows off its newest iphone, something they usually come out swinging and this year being the tenth anniversary of the iPhone expectations were running high…and this year they came out with a stumble? Wheres The Pow? There were quite...

September 26, 2017
Coding , Portfolio , ReactJS

Git It Here

With the expansion of my resume and skills lately, I have been asked by a few companies if they can see my github. If I am active on there or help out there. My main point of access is usually my website. But for developers to have a github gives...

July 14, 2017