I have always been interested in computers. I am not sure why; I suppose I just wanted to become a computer nerd so I worked hard and achieved my goal.
1994: Discovered Internet
1995: Played Mist (and Failed Miserably)
1996: Became proficient at typing
1998: Played Descent II
1999: Got personal computer
2000: Played Half-Life
2001: Opened Computer for the first time
Installed first RAM stick
Installed first Video Card
2002: Learned HTML
Made my first website
Built first custom computer
2003: Some friends and I formed a somewhat successful GetPaidTo website
Began programing in Java
Started learning PHP
2004: Managed AV club website using PHP-Nuke
2005: Learned MYSQL and created school newspaper site
Worked in AV department
Took community college C++ course
2006: Learned basic OOP and designed an online RPG
Took Java course at Cornell during first semester.
2007: Took level 2 Java course at Cornell
Worked on online turn based strategy game, “Trustfund”, but never finished
Started my official Life on the Hill blog
2008: Taking functional programing course at Cornell
Launched Ally the Webcomic
Here is a current list of my skillz:
Fields I am good at:
- Website management, HTML, etc.
- Hosting LAN parties.
- Internet researching, surfing.
Fields I am okay at:
- Programing (PHP, Java, some MATLAB, some C++, some SML)
Fields I am terrible at:
- Fixing others computer problems