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Accepted new position: Search Engineer at

Yesterday I unofficially accepted a position as Search Engineer at What’s Manta? What’s a search engineer? Why the change? Read the rest of this entry »


Written by Eric Wilson

November 30, 2011 at 12:12 pm

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Hello, world!

public class Hello {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("Hello, world!");

I executed that program about 30 months ago. For me, it was a moment of optimism, now that Java was installed and working, I could focus on learning how to program. For my wife, it was depressing. Seeing the plain white text on the black console window highlighted how much I had yet to learn.

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Written by Eric Wilson

August 1, 2011 at 11:52 pm

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