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Lessons from My First Software Engineering Gig: Part 1 - Defensive Programming

A little while ago, I quit my job as a platform engineer at Zendesk Chat. It was my first job out of university and I spent 3 wonderful years there. Now, with some downtime in front of me before I head to grad school, I figured I should jot down a few notes for my future self to help him in his next job. A decently-sized chunk of my time at my job was spent working on platform integration projects with the other teams across functions and time zones. From those projects, one thing that jumps out to me as...


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Oasis - Live Forever

This week’s recommendation is “Live Forever” by Oasis. This, along with Don’t Look Back in Anger are my favourite Oasis songs. PS - This is the 52nd post in this series, and probably the last for a while. I hope to post other things on here, but we’ll see how that goes....


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Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger

This week’s recommendation is “Don’t Look Back in Anger” by Oasis. A large chunk of Oasis fans will tell you that this was their best work, and that is very difficult to argue against. My personal favourite rendition of this song was performed by the band at the River Plate Stadium soon before Noel Gallagher left Oasis. ...


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Oasis - Little By Little

This is a day late, but this week’s recommendation is “Little By Little” by Oasis. Oasis is my favourite band, and since we have 3 weeks to go till the one year anniversary of Music Mondays, I’m going to recommend three of my favourite Oasis songs. First up, is Little By Little. This is only of the songs that has Noel Gallagher on the lead vocals rather than his brother and regular vocalist, Liam. My personal favourite rendition of this song is performed by Noel with his new band, Noel Gallager’s High Flying Birds ...


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K'naan - Wavin' Flag

This week’s recommendation is “Wavin’ Flag” by K’naan. This was the one of the promotional songs for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. ...


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