Now that I’ve graduated, I think it is time to put my improved skills to work. Close to two years ago, I’ve launched my own personal portfolio site. It looked alright and I think it served the purpose to explain a little bit more about myself and allowed me to stand out (albeit slightly) from the rest in my internship interviews and whatnot. Continue reading
I’ve started a new YouTube series whereby I consolidate some of the more interesting and cool releases (products, services, open source code etc!) over the week. Check out my first introductory video and let me know what you think!
Two weeks ago, I took my final academic examination. Last Friday, I submitted my final academic report. Learning does not stop though. It never does.
This week marks the final week of my 3 month internship stint with Google. I learn a lot about Google, its products, services, the culture and of course the people. I am really fortunate to be able to experience what is it like to work in one of the best companies (in terms of the workplace happiness survey thing) in the world.
After 3 academic years in university, I have finally obtained a scholarship for my final year. The scholarship covers my entire last two semesters before I graduate. Maybe this is the start of my grand exit out of my academia life. Maybe, just maybe. School’s about to start, we’ll see what happens next.
Striking off more and more things that I do not feel particularly excited about. I guess that is part of life, exploring different options and opportunities and understanding more about yourself. What you once thought you might like may just turn out to be something that is just “meh”. It will take time. Just got to keep telling yourself to push on.
Where art thou my dream job?
Just came back from my short study trip to San Francisco. It was an entrepreneurship kind of study mission where the university brought us to visit various startups and companies to learn from them. As much as I have learned about the startup scene there in Silicon Valley, the fabled wonderland for tech, the most important takeaway has something to do with my self-awareness. Continue reading