Hi, I'm Farai and welcome to my Code Lab. Here I discuss the purpose of my blog and the struggle it took to actually settle on WordPress.
After making the abrupt shift to Jekyll, I focused on hosting. Having run my blog on GitHub Pages, I decided to check out GitLab Pages.
In the first post of a new series, I explain how my seemingly simple website redesign got really complicated as I was burdened by tooling.
The Hardware Hacker by bunnie was such a fun book that I ended up writing the thoughts I had while reading the book instead of a review.
Note This post has been moved from an older blog. At work, I was tasked with filtering library course guide data. The filtering involved removing guides named [Deleted] and associating guides to the librarian in charge of maintaining a specific guide. Since I didn't want to look through 200 odd records, so I decided to … Continue reading How I Used Python to Filter Data at My College’s Library
After applying to every internship I could, I finally got an interview at Goldman Sachs. Here's how it went.
Note This post has been moved from an older blog. Last weekend, I went to Minnehack hosted by the University of Minnesota’s Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Chapter. While the event went well and I met some amazing people, I didn’t make anything that weekend. While it didn’t help that I couldn’t find a team, … Continue reading Why I Didn’t Make Anything During Minnehack 2017
Note This post has been moved from an older blog. DevPost Listing | Github | Try It! During Uncommon Hacks, I worked with 3 other students on Math.floor(it). Math.floor(it) is a rather silly web app designed to calculate the cost of speeding as well as it’s benefits. The idea came about when one of the … Continue reading Math.floor(it)
Note: This blog has moved from an older blog. On January 14-15, I went to Uncommon Hacks hosted by the University of Chicago. Applying wasn't too difficult and given how (relativley) close Chicago was from where I live, I was more than happy to attend. Much like the post on My First Hackathon, this post … Continue reading Uncommon Hacks 2017
Note: This post has been moved from an older blog I'm really fat- like 350lbs+ (159kgs) fat and it sucks for many reasons. In an attempt to fix it, I read The Hacker's Diet by John Walker, founder of Autodesk, the CAD people. Walker came to lose weight after realizing that there was no excuse … Continue reading Making Farai’s Weight Tracker – The (Horrible) Alpha Build