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  • Brad being pensive

    breaking the silence

    yikes — I can hardly believe it’s been over two years since my last post. clearly, this blog hasn’t been a priority for me. it’d be simple enough for me to just…

  • California Dreamin’

    Wow, have I been procrastinating on writing this post! ? “But Brad, why?” might you ask? Well, it’s true that I have been pretty damn busy for the last few months, after uprooting my…

  • beautiful code

    The Imposter Syndrome

    Oh don’t even worry about it, finding a job will be SO easy — anyone would be lucky to have you. You have some of the cleanest code at this company. You’re…

  • Return to Reality

    Hello world! I’m back, safe & sound at home in trusty ol’ Texas. I only arrived home a little less than a week ago, so I’m still feeling randomly tired and sleeping a…

  • Grief in the Reef

    ​It’s been a fun, exciting and interesting last few weeks visiting Bali, Australia, KL, and Singapore… minus accidentally losing my phone to the watery depths of the Great Barrier Reef. ? So…

  • Why “Comrade Brad”?

    Coming up with a website name isn’t easy. At first, I registered my new site under the domain “jbradleyporter.com”, as it mirrored my email address (jbradleyporter@gmail.com) and I figured it would be simple enough…

  • New Beginnings

    “Excellent, actually! I quit my job, temporarily moved in with my mom, and I’m going to travel through Asia & Australia for two & a half months.” When friends and family ask how…