1. Don’t talk anyone out of their assumptions about my talent level, fitness, etc.
2. Immediately reply to all emails that require less than 2 minutes to write (once my email script downloads them).
3. Make $1,000 selling things online
4. Maximize serendipitous opportunities – send low-cost emails, meet people, get people in my corner.
5. Spend more money
6. Go to Joshua Tree
Some tools I used for the first time/got good at using over winter break
Running apps with Flask
Parsing XML with etree
One-click deploys with Fabric and Mercurial
Writing Chrome extensions
Mental math (don’t ask)
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