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Dev Japan's Organizers

If you're reading this you more than likely know who I am and most likely know what Dev Japan is. If you need a refresher, check this earlier post I made. "Dev Japan & Design Japan". This time I'd like to finally introduce the organizers of Dev Japan. Guy's and gal's who have been a tremendous help in running the community and making it even more successful. Keep scrolling to read their intros. (In no particular order) Joseph Leroy I'm currently living in Tokyo and working as a Security Engineer

I Failed an Entire Semester Because I Hated Writing

You know how university works. You do your best and try and get that magic 4.0. But I went to school on a full-scholarship. Shout out to the NACME program. They paid for my university education and told me all I had to do was my best. I went to a 5 year university. Drexel University. In the middle 3 years you work half the year and take classes the other half the year. Typically a paid internship. By the time you graduate you should already have the skills to get a top job. By my last year I wa

Employment Matchmaking: Helping people looking for jobs find them

So you may or may not know this about me, but one of the things I do through the communities I organize is help people find jobs and help employers find employees. The way I do this is through an online matchmaking form that both parties can fill out. After filling out the form I then connect employers looking for people with people looking for jobs. Until now I never really had a super sexy way to make the list of jobs public, but I think g.o.a.t might be a potential solution. Anyway, if you'r

I Dedicated my Left Arm to Japan

I love tattoos. The end. This is going to be an ongoing and updated blog entry cause my arm is still a work in progress. For now, keep reading. So, yea, as I was saying, I love tattoos. I don't have as much on me as some, but I think I have more on me than most. My first was a tribal black panther on my back. My second was the words "Dream Chaser", which I got on my right chest plate a week or two before moving to Japan. (a dream come true for me). Since I've been in Japan I've had a infinity li

How to Take Selfies While Coding

Well if your a bit vain, like me, this might be a topic you're interested in. How do you capture memories of your work while working. The best answer I've found is lolcommits. lolcommits, when set up, will take a selfie of you whenever you commit your work. You are using a code repository like github or gitlab aren't you? I recommend you using something like lolcommits whenever you can, especially if you work in a team. You can make a nice presentation to show all the emotions you go through whi