Over and Under Qualified

In 2015, I was offered corporate funding for a PhD at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Further, I had a professor interested in working with me and an interesting area of research. Instead, I decided to pursue a career in industry with my recently issued B.S. in Computer Science. I joined Capital One. Qualifications […]

Tiny Handcuffs

When you read “tiny hand cuffs” you may be thinking about small, tight, steel wrapping your wrist. The truth is, I wanted to give the impression of tiny hands cuffing a wrist. The term┬áTiny Handcuffs is a play on the phrase Golden Handcuffs: [Which] refers to financial allurements and benefits that have the objective to […]

Rails 6 on Elastic Beanstalk

This article is designed to cover & fix some of the issues when attempting to run a Ruby on Rails 6 on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The Quick Version (TLDR) Create directory .ebextensions in the top level of your application Create .config file which contains the commands to fix deployments (script here) Add commands for upgrading […]