KatPadi's Point

Category: Thoughts

Change is inevitable

I’m getting used to it. In web development, it’s important to accept that everything you know right now will be replaced, altered, improved, updated or removed pretty soon. You can’t be too attached to your codes. Change is inevitable. In our industry, things are fast-paced. The best thing to do to keep up to speed…

My 2015 Share-able Goals

In no particular order of priority, here are my 2015 share-able goals: join and participate in a hobby group i.e. drone group or R-Pi group drink grown-up coffee (no more sweet coffee *le sigh*) continue my special “secret” project join 1-2 hackathons (and win at least 1) improve as a Rails dev blog at least once…

katpadi_2014.log

New “stellar” work Towards the last quarter of the year, I transferred to a new Silicon Valley-based company. You know what they say. New work, new life. And so far, I’ve been very happy with my current employer. 🙂 We are in the process of building a cloud-based, big data customer loyalty solution app and I…

My First Hackathon Experience

Last Friday (May 9, 2014), I attended my first ever hackathon. The event is part of the “The 1st Philippine TechCamp : Disaster Risk Reduction and Response for Resilience Building”. Anyway, I was lucky enough to be paired with Steve who’s a “veteran“ when it comes to these kinds of events. #TechCamp Hackathon Day 1 The…

The Struggle Is Rails

Late last year, I’ve decided to put “Learn A New Language” in my goals for 2014. I thought I had all the confidence to do it– to take another step towards improving my programming skills tremendously, and learn another language. My officemates know Rails (Ruby) and I can easily ask them whenever they’re free. One…

Pi Day 2014

Pi Day is celebrated every 14th of March because it is a math constant whose basic approximation is 3.14. March = 3, day = 14 During our early years, we learned about pi from our geometry class. But π has a lot more to offer than that! One interesting thing about it is the fact…