Swizec Teller - a geek with a hatswizec.com

    Busy busy busy

    I've been working on a final paper for computer science class quite fevereshly since Sunday. The behemoth is due in a few days and I guess that's the reason why I'm working a bit more furiously than if there weere weeks to spare ... or at all for that matter. As it stands right now the thing is 20 pages long and about to grow a few more before it's done. Then come the inevitable rereads and style and grammar changes, a standard in any type of writing really.

    As you may or may not have noticed the comic hasn't been updated ever since January and I do realise that's quite inexcusable, hell it's been almost three months now. And I am sorry, really I am. The sad truth behind this innocent blunder is the overwhelming amount of school work there is to be done in order to have good enough grades in the final year of high school so I can do my A-levels and finally close this bloody chapter in my life. Plus I have a job I go to every day after school so that doesn't help much with leaving me free time to work on the comic. I'll try my best to have it completed by the end of the month.

    Did you enjoy this article?

    Published on April 17th, 2007 in life

    Learned something new?
    Want to become an expert?

    Here's how it works 👇

    Leave your email and I'll send you thoughtfully written emails every week about React, JavaScript, and your career. Lessons learned over 20 years in the industry working with companies ranging from tiny startups to Fortune5 behemoths.

    Join Swizec's Newsletter

    And get thoughtful letters 💌 on mindsets, tactics, and technical skills for your career. Real lessons from building production software. No bullshit.

    "Man, love your simple writing! Yours is the only newsletter I open and only blog that I give a fuck to read & scroll till the end. And wow always take away lessons with me. Inspiring! And very relatable. 👌"

    ~ Ashish Kumar

    Join 15,161+ engineers just like you already growing their careers with my emails, workshops, books, and courses.

    4.5 stars average rating

    Have a burning question that you think I can answer? Hit me up on twitter and I'll do my best.

    Who am I and who do I help? I'm Swizec Teller and I turn coders into engineers with "Raw and honest from the heart!" writing. No bullshit. Real insights into the career and skills of a modern software engineer.

    Curious about Serverless and the modern backend? Check out Serverless Handbook, for frontend engineers 👉 ServerlessHandbook.dev

    Want to Stop copy pasting D3 examples and create data visualizations of your own? Learn how to build scalable dataviz React components your whole team can understand with React for Data Visualization

    Want to become a true senior engineer? Getting the title's easy. Just stick around. Being a true senior takes a new way of thinking. The Senior Mindset Series can help 👉 SeniorMindset.com. It's my most loved series of essays.

    Want to get my best emails on JavaScript, React, Serverless, Fullstack Web, or Indie Hacking? Check out swizec.com/collections

    Want to brush up on modern JavaScript syntax? Check out my interactive cheatsheet: es6cheatsheet.com

    Did someone amazing share this letter with you? Wonderful! You can sign up for my weekly letters for software engineers on their path to greatness, here: swizec.com/blog

    Want to brush up on your modern JavaScript syntax? Check out my interactive cheatsheet: es6cheatsheet.com

    By the way, just in case no one has told you it yet today: I love and appreciate you for who you are ❤️

    Created by Swizec with ❤️