I've always known I was going to be a programmer. Ever since I was in primary school and made the turtle move in Apple LOGO, I knew that computers were my future.
When I got to University I naturally took up Computer Science. I wasn't the type to hang out at the bars or go to toga parties. I had something cooler to do. Something even more exciting. I read Tanenbaum.
Once the whole web-take-two thing took off, I knew that this was my chance. I wanted a slice of the action. And with my background I thought that I had what it takes to strike it big.
I had all bases covered; the low-level languages, the high-level languages and even the buzzwords.
And so I started Freehouse...
However, having the best programming languages under you belt doesn't matter and knowing the difference between Splay tree and a red-black tree isn't going to help you become the next YouTube.
Yep. I thought it was going to be straight forward. Almost automatic! But I missed out on something very important they never taught us in school: