The Nine Month Update

This is the all important almost-a-full-year-but-not-quite-yet update. To recap, I spent all of 2017 traveling before getting a job and settling in Austin, Texas. I’m a salary man again. My ultimate goal is to build financial independence and in turn maximize my freedom while getting the most I can out of life. The worst case […]

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I Interviewed at Nine Companies in Big Tech while Traveling Full Time as a Grad Student and Here is What I Learned

Starting in February 2017 over the course of nine months of full-time travel as a remote graduate student, I interviewed at nine companies for a senior level hardware engineering position (MS/PHD with 5 to 10 years of industry experience). This included 18 one-hour long phone screens, two onsite interviews, and one day long interview. Altogether […]

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I Moved To Austin

I took a hiatus from updating this blog. This was partially due to my being busy but more than that, I needed time to collect myself and mull over my decision to stop traveling and setup shop in Austin, Texas. I never in a million years imagined that I would have ended up here but […]

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Lifestyle Design

  I took the above picture from near my home in Seoul for 2.5 years. It can be difficult to know where exactly we need to be and what we need to be doing. Paramount among the quest for a pleasant lifestyle is answering where we want to live, how close to friends and family, […]

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The Traveling Graduate Student

I’m not just out in the world wasting away, stringing together hangovers in strange cities. When I am done traveling and living like a hobo my career will continue without so much as a hiccup. I’m covering my tracks. I’m in graduate school. Again. Kinda. A week ago I submitted a design project for an […]

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