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Who the Hell is Nicolas Flamel?

10 Aug 2022 3 minute read 4 comments MamaLJ

Okay, so if you're like me a 90's baby, you'd probably first heard of Nicolas Flamel through Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001). Well, you wouldn't believe it, but the chap was indeed real. So who is he? And why are so many of us captiva...

Week 26 Recap, BUIDL

8 Aug 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

We're making progress towards the level of productivity that I am used to. I was able to work on more than one project this week in between my mountain hikes, beach walks, and driving, which is an improvement from last week. I'm definitely struggling...

Week 23 Recap, BUIDL

17 Jul 2022 7 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

This has been a very eventful week! I've got a few announcements sprinkled throughout this week's recap. It was the first week of the BUIDL chapter for my Journey to Web3 and it was full of efforts directed at different projects, community engagement...

Week 22 Recap, Web3 Self Study

10 Jul 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

The change in my schedule this week which allowed for far more focus on coding was incredibly helpful. I've finished the Learn Web3 DAO materials and at the time of this posting, I'm waiting for the last project for Road to Web3 to release. I'm now f...

Week 21 Recap, Web3 Self Study

3 Jul 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

As I mentioned in last week's recap, this week was going to be a little slow with family in town all week but I still managed to hit a few milestones. I've got a major schedule shakeup that starts tomorrow and what that means is that I can devote a w...

Week 20 Recap, Web3 Self Study

29 Jun 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

As expected this week did end up being less productive than what has been my normal, I have family that came into town and I wanted to put aside the learning and coding to be present with them and focus on the time that I could spend with them. I’m s...

Week 19 Recap, Web3 Self Study

19 Jun 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

I narrowed the breadth of pursuits this week, unintentionally but I really wanted to try and get through Patrick Collin's course as soon as possible. It's tricky to balance the drive to get through it all with the necessity of absorbing the content....

Week 17 Recap, Web3 Self Study

5 Jun 2022 8 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

This was the first week following the completion of my bootcamp with the Coding Dojo, and just as I thought I did not relax at all. Instead, I doubled down and spent even more time than I have in previous weeks on learning materials and projects. Of...

Boot Camp Week 16, Recap

30 May 2022 8 minute read 1 comment Mike Bivens

It's a long one this week but there was also a lot of old things wrapping up and new things starting, I'm hoping the efforts will be more centralized going forward which should help reduce the bulkiness of the weekly recap articles. This week I gradu...

Boot Camp Week 15, Technical Recap

22 May 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Mike Bivens

In the penultimate week of the Dojo experience, I wrapped up two projects this week so that’s very relieving. I can focus on wrapping up the others this week and get started on more ASAP and committed to a heavy load of web3 learnings (check out my s...