A programmer of about a decade with a break in the middle to try restaurant management. About two years ago I started to sit down and try to seriously map out both a career and ability development plan after a career of drift.
As part of that effort I'm concentrating on mastering my favorite language (Perl), write some personal projects in place of using off the shelf software, and add breadth to my experience on several axes. My StackOverflow, SuperUser, and other StackExchange accounts are part of the later.
To bring the story to the present the effort at mastering Perl and having direction in general paid off about two years ago in a new position in a quant group at a TBTFB.
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