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It is neither a breeze nor that easy

Touch Typing is the art of typing without sight. By placing your hands in the ‘Home’ position with your index fingers resting on the f and j key respectively, you can rapidly increase your typing speed and multi-task more efficiently. This is a vital skill to master for anyone who works in tech and writes. My name is Rupert, I work in tech and write. I cannot Touch Type.

There are a number of great free resources for training. Typing Club and Typing Study are two great examples that can bring you from learning the ‘Home’ keys to mastering the…

Oh, hello again, stalker of my nightmares

UPDATE: This works as of early 2021 and is a guide for re-downloading P.T. on a PS4 that already had it before, sadly this won’t work on a PS5 as Konami have stopped the ability to download the game on this system.

It’s that spooky time of year once again and I can think of no better way to spend it than walking through the same corridor over and over again while a screaming baby swings from a blood-drenched fridge above my head and the radio tells me to kill my family. …

Tis the season! Source: https://gifer.com/en/xM

It’s a dark and stormy night, the wind is howling and the branch from that tree you should really cut back is tapping at your window; your only source of light is the dim glow of your laptop as you scour the web for something both terrifying and reasonably informative. Suddenly the words flash across your screen, and begin to haunt your weary mind:

Simple-Spooky Pipeline…

What is a Simple-Spooky Pipeline? Why, it is the simplest, spookiest introduction to data engineering I could come up with of course! Having gone through various blogs on the subject I’ve found there to…

While doing mock tech interviews, I picked up a few insights that would be useful for aspiring software developers

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Why Tech? And why now?

This is the first question I ask when I am conducting mock interviews. Okay, it is two questions, but it is a devilishly simple way of asking the interviewee to give me their journey.

Humans are natural storytellers, we define ourselves by the sum of our experiences, be they shared or personal. We can use these stories to paint a portrait of ourselves.

If I were to ask you to paint said portrait and gave you the option of high-end top-of-the-line state-of-the-art paints from the most exotic pigments known to mankind or a set of…

Rupert Adams

London-based human-coffee hybrid. Data/Infrastructure Engineer and System Architect. Kills 99.9% Bacteria.

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