After a few months of playing StarCraft I began to want to know more on how the game worked. I would sometimes play against people who we all know as “hackers” or “cheaters”. I wanted to understand the game at the level they did. What made them different from me? How could they make the game do whatever they wanted? So I did some research online sadly there was not much information on what I wanted or I just could not find it. The only information I did find would require programming knowledge that I did not have. I hurried to the library and rented different books on programming languages and began programing. It did not take long for me to complete my first book that was on the Visual Basic. I thought I was a god for being able to u...
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...ing or just computers in general are my dream job. From being a young kid playing StarCraft to an adult operating satellites for the Air Force; that feeling of greatness when I sit down and create something has never changed.
I have come a long way since that night 15 years ago. Looking back on that moment and how it really changed my life has made me wonder sometimes. Devoting thousands and thousands of hours of researching and sticking my nose in books or forums online learning as much as possible about computers and how they work. I could have spent that time elsewhere and maybe done something else. Even when I think really hard about it I can never think of anything else I would rather do than computers. Except maybe becoming an astronaut… Just kidding space is as scary place and the sun is always trying to kill you. I’d rather build software for the astronauts!
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