Leetcode | Compare Version Numbers

I decided to do an easy one today, but it still had a few good tricks! Here is the prompt:

Ok, seems straightforward enough. Let’s think this through. How are we comparing version numbers? Well, the left-most number has the most priority, one to the right the second most priority, etc… we should just …read more

Leetcode | Word Ladder II

In preparation for fulltime interviews in the coming months I’ve been doing a lot of leetcode questions. I have many feelings on whether or not this is the best way to determine someone’s coding abilities, but that’s for a different post. I wanted to share my struggles with one particular question: word ladder ii. I’m …read more


I arrived in Lima about one week ago. I was literally shocked by the culture immediately when I got off of the airplane. 7 hours on a plane and I’m surrounded by a city slightly bigger than NYC in population, that speaks almost exclusively another language, which I know not-that-much about. It was chaos, the whole …read more

How Proust Can Change Your Life

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written about a book I read this year, it’s time to catch up! First in my queue is How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain De Botton. Earlier this year I was really on a Botton-kick and bought this book right after reading On Love since I enjoyed that …read more

Note to Andy Puddicombe

Andy Puddicombe is the voice of Headspace, a guided meditation app which has gotten some attention recently. I’ve been using Headpace for over a year now and really love it. As I was meditating this morning I had a question regarding the meditation and wanted to reach out to Andy. Hopefully I’ll get a response! The question …read more