Archive for July, 2009

Blast from the past: JobSurge assignment

In the second half of 2005 (the first year of my uni degree), I took a subject called Introduction to Internet Technology.  Out of all the subjects I’ve taken so far for my degree, this one easily affected my career path the most profoundly.  It made me realise precisely where I wanted to channel my professional efforts: web programming.

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Forever is a really long time

It has taken a lot over a while for me to understand and accept one of the most important things I’ve ever learnt, and after distilling it down to a couple sentences it looks shamefully simple—like I always should have just known it:

Things are always changing.  Nothing is ever timelessly set in stone.  What one says or feels at one specific point in time is ever likelier to become invalid as time continues to progress.

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