From an outsider who broke into the tech world.

For some of us, networking is something we toss to the side from our list of goals. For me, as I was making my career change from middle school history teacher to iOS developer, all I wanted to do was prove…


In December of 2018 I had just left a job with Teach for America as an 8th grade US History and Music teacher. I was making $40,000. I wasn’t able to continue teaching, and I didn’t have many other describable, lucrative skills. I had majored in Cultural Anthropology with minors…


Take it slow

Pick an easy song to attempt first. You may have a dream to play a certain song, but the truth is, if you get too frustrated and overwhelmed, you will give up. Set smaller goals and work your way up.

Same is true with actually practicing the music. Everyone tries…

Brandon Fong

iOS Developer, musician, language-enthusiast, former history teacher. ENFP. Empath. Always learning. Work portfolio: https://brandonfong.dev/

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