On Working Alone

This is part one of my series on lessons learned from my experience co-founding an internet startup. My last project was both a failure and a success. It was, for lack of a better term, a proof-of-concept. We proved that there was room for an alternative to YouTube, and we…

The Importance of Side Projects

I'm not the most dedicated dev in the world. I'm a full-time high school student, I play school sports, and I work crew on school plays. It's pretty safe to assume that the majority of my time is not spent writing code. So why do I run 2-3 projects at…