Aaron Gunderson

Hello human, my name is Aaron. I'm a nerd living in Boston focused on continuous learning, and enjoying life while working hard. I work as a a Software Engineer at Skylla Technologies. I'm a curious person with many interests. This is my home on the web. I post short thoughts on my micro blog and longer posts are here.

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Recent Posts:

  • June 30, 2019

    Meet Canataloupe

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  • February 11, 2019

    Compounding Knowledge in Programming

    I read this article Compounding Knowledge from Farnam Street and enjoyed it. The article talks about lifetime learning and figuring out what to learn. There is a ton of information out there and it is not all correct or tested. How do you pick what to read and learn? Tons of smart people have different answers, some only read books published at least 10 years ago, others read no news. Can we apply a similar principle to help us keep up in technology?

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  • January 20, 2019

    Validation and Feedback

    One thing I struggle with is seeking validation. As a relatively normal human I am often seeking recognition that my emotions, thoughts and observations are legitimate. I seek validation that what I do is meaningful, that people care about what me, etc. There are two sources of this validation, internal and external and most of us are driven and receive mostly external validation.

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