It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a tech shop like Google produces thousands of applications and services that have the capability to serve millions of users with a high level of performance. …


After over 400+ applications, 350+ rejections, 12 rounds of interviews, and 5 final rounds, I have finally received a full time job offer. A year ago, I had just moved home and was wondering what I was going to do with my career, and after leaving my job right before…


If you could eat a magic pill that could provide all the vitamins and nutrients that your body needed to survive, would you forgo eating altogether to take this pill every day for the rest of your life? Probably not, right? In fact, a magic encompassing vitamin and nutrient pill…


A crying baby. A laugh of a loved one. A fire alarm. These are all sounds that have a distinct and evocative feeling associated with them and hearing each one calls for an entirely different response. …


Imagine trying to walk through the streets of New York City during rush hour — cars whizzing by and pedestrians pacing with purpose towards their next destination — all with your eyes closed. …


Eyes are incredible. That’s the only way that they can be described. The eyes are one of the select few organs that is common across multiple animal kingdoms. They have independently developed among a wide array of species close to 100 times, each with its own complex methodology of forming…


I got off the bus and walked back into my parent’s home in Queens. After setting my bags down and slumping back into my childhood bedroom. I couldn’t help but feel like I had just been hit with a huge setback.

Coronavirus was making headlines everywhere and it became quite…


Initial Commit

The Hack Reactor New York campus was ironically located eight minutes away from my Financial District office location, so my commute remained exactly the same. Instead of turning left after getting off the bus, I turned right.

Still mildly jet lagged, I took the elevator up, bleary-eyed and mildly disoriented…


Preface

I spend a considerable amount of time reflecting on what I want to leave behind after I’m gone. I know that one day I want to have a child and tell him or her that they should chase their wildest dreams to the world’s end and I will be more…

Andrew Jyan

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