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Why Everything You Know About Mobile App Is A Lie- A Journey to Profitablity

Truth is, building a mobile app is simple, getting it profitable is hard. Too many guides and gurus online focus on the technical part of the process and often ignore the more difficult piece. Over the next few months, I will be focusing on that difficult bit. Here’s a documentation of my journey towards building a profitable mobile app. The app will be an “instacart” for ethnic...

Between the World and Me: The Problem with A Perception (Book Review)

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates profiles what might not seem obvious, the “unknown” continious systematic segregation of the black skin. What makes this book slightly different from many others is him writing to his son (a young black teen) to help him understand, everything is not as peechy as it seem, the message is clear – you’re a young black man, you’re in a society that your...

A Guide to Distraction Free Writing with Evernote, Markdown & Sublime Text

When you’re ready to get serious with writing you will do two things: You will sit by your computer Close Microsoft Word (or other variants) and focus on `writing, writing words — just you and those words. This guide will walk you through setting up a lethal combination for distraction free writing: Evernote and Sublime Text. I’m sure you know Evernote, that magical tool that...

50 Ways I’m Trying to Get My Act Together

Live below my means, try hard to avoid all debt. If it’s really important if I can’t afford it now, I can save up for it, again, it can always wait. Just as important is saving — especially for emergencies. It will happen, I have to realize, it. Exercise. Everyday is ideal — we are meant to be active animals, sweat a bit everyday. I’m crazily addicted to this app. Be capable of...

A Simple Pragmatic Guide on Learning to Code

These days, everyone and their dogs want to learn to code – that’s fine, as long as you understand what you’re about to take on. Since I’ve been getting this question a lot lately, here’s my response. First an important point, sites like codeacademy, treehouse, etc. give a false sense of progress, skip those. If you want to really learn to code, you need 3 things: Focus, Determination and a...

Getting Up and Going in Life

One day you will wake up and it might seem like you’re up against a brick wall, it might seem all bleak. You’re not alone. Here’s some relieve: Every night, think of two things you’re grateful for, write them down. Even better, if they involve people, thank them; over the phone, via email, or in person. Try meditation. It relaxes your waring mind. If you have trouble...

How to Live Large even if you have Very Little

Here what you might not know about me: I’m very cheap frugal. I’v slept at subways, traveled around the world on practically nothing, paid cheap cash for living expenses, hustled free meals; if there’s a free way, you can bet, I might not be caught paying for it. I should add an important disclaimer, if you can afford it, always treat others and yourself, see why on point #17. Yup...

How to Be A Genius: Keep Showing Up

We often think that blockbuster successes are luck. Maybe it’s easier to explain success that way—as a chance happening, a fortunate outlier. No doubt, there is always some element of luck involved in every success story. But Markus Zusak [author of The Book Thief] is proof that if you revise your work 200 times—if you find 200 ways to reinvent yourself, to get better at your craft—then...

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