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Clojure Buzzwords I am Learning

When I first started with Clojure, my mind was foggy and filled with a swarm of buzzwords. There were tools, plugins, libraries, patterns and...


My Nomadic Lifestyle

My goal for the next two months is to maximize my learning time and try to keep my anxiety as low as possible by stripping...


My First Week at CloudAfrica

Stay tuned if you are interested to know what I learned, did and achieved in the past week. Maybe something I did could be of...



I've been very quite. A year's worth of quiet to be exact. I'm sorry. I'm still here. I still plan on blogging, just a little differently...


Know your limits

"Know your limits, know when to give, know when to demand, know when to say no, know when enough is enough"

Face your fears, get out of...


Change starts with you

Mahatma Gandhi says to start changing yourself if you want to change the life around you.

"Change starts with you"... how cliché Clarice. Thanks for that one.



The fear behind the scenes

"The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else's highlight reel," Steven Furtick

Think of someone successful in...


Rubyfuza 2017 Conference

I spoke at Rubyfuza 2017 in Cape Town about how Imposter Syndrome impacts my day-to-day decisions and confidence, affects growth by limiting opportunities and makes me feel...


The imposter within

“Did I do anything wrong today,” he said, “or has the world always been like this and I've been too wrapped up in myself to notice?”...


How I got my article published

I am proud to announce that my article got published on A List Apart giving me the chance to share my career experiences with the community.



What it means to be an expert

Accelerate your learning by sharing what you learn with others while you are learning it.

Experts aren't people who know absolutely everything in their field of expertise. Take...


Branding your identity

It's important to know that having an engaging community presence is far more beneficial than experience alone.

Think how the web has evolved. There are so many...


Coping with fears of public speaking

Fears sabotage our success and impede improvements we can make. It's terribly difficult to overcome them but all we can do is try. Take it one step...


Reignite the passion

Do you remember how excited you were when you wrote your first program? It's easy to forget when you've been in the real-world for a long...


Escaping the social comfort zone

"I think that we grow when we are outside our comfort zone. If it's not breaking you down, it's not building you up." quoted by Scott...


You don't have to be a number

Do you feel like a number? Making a name for yourself in the software development community helps build street cred in the corporate world.

When you join...