My Bike

In the early Spring of 2015 after having lived in Seoul for just half a year I had purchased a small displacement motorcycle, a Yamaha YB-1. It was shipped over the narrow sea from its native Japan and somehow made its way into the Korean used bike market. When I saw it on display in […]

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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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Bonjour from Paris

This is the view I had while street dancing at Stravinsky Fountain in Paris. When I was a seventeen year old freshman in college sitting in a computer lab I was flanked by an South Indian looking kid to my left and an East Asian looking kid to my right. No big deal. We start […]

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My First Date with San Diego

San Diego happened recently. I was there for a total of five days. One day was dedicated to a grueling 8-hour long technical engineering interview. The other four days were left for recovery from said interview and some good old fashioned city exploration. My two objectives in prioritized order were to stuff my face with […]

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The Douchey Backpacker

I dedicate this post to this high quality tequila which is bringing out my inner hater. I’ve had a short burst of micro-excursions. NJ to Boston to NYC to San Diego and back to NJ within two weeks. I’ve been a bit busy to write in here but the gears have been turning. I’ve been […]

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