I've been working at Playstation (the company is actually named Sony Interactive Entertainment, what you see on a PS5 game loading screen) as a Software Engineer II for 1 year and 6 months (according to LinkedIn). I have had a lot of ups and downs here as it is not an easy job. I work … Continue reading Life at Playstation (SIE)
Here I try to talk about the pros and cons of a software engineer internship compared to academia and how it has helped me become a better software engineer.
Hello! It has been roughly a year and six months since I've reflected and written here and man has it been a journey since then. It has been a journey in just about everything about my life - my career, hobbies, relationships... ALL OF IT.I'm back here today to reflect on what the hell has … Continue reading I’m BACK!
So Long, Sabbatical!
I literally just wrote a whole post that just got deleted... I'm a little bit pissed right now, but I'll just summarize what it said. I'm super excited to be working for Playstation on July 15, 2019. Super sad that my three-week long sabbatical is coming to an end. I have some regrets (like not … Continue reading So Long, Sabbatical!
my hobbies #2
I want to share a short post about my hobbies since I last posted in March about it. I still play basketball, I still play chess (although less obsessed), I still use reddit and youtube a lot for learning about these hobbies, I don't play Super Smash Bros melee as much or at all, I … Continue reading my hobbies #2
I've been posting a lot about my career in software engineering, but we all know that at the end of the day, our career is not what defines us. What defines us are the actions we do, the people we befriend, the choices we make in our daily lives culminating in our will to survive … Continue reading my hobbies
been watchin a lot of youtube lately
YouTube is such a powerful platform where almost anyone can go for quick forms of entertainment, education and even community. Since the day I started going on YouTube years ago, my profile has grown to fit my interests pretty much perfectly. From the Travel channels, to the cooking channels, to the gaming/news channels and now … Continue reading been watchin a lot of youtube lately
A few more updates!
Hello! So I have a couple of more updates since the last time I posted here (https://villog.blog/2017/10/09/about-my-job/) and a lot to write about. For now, I'll give a few bullet points about some things that have happened. Triton Fall Career Fair in October 2017 SpringOne Conference in December 2017 HackDay 2018 @ TranscendInsights in February … Continue reading A few more updates!
About my job…
It's great. I have never heard of a company, mid-size at best, offer to pay for the chance to go to a conference of my choice. Food, hotel, travel - all paid for. I will be attending the SpringOne Conference in downtown San Francisco in early December. That's like, an extra 3-4k in costs! All … Continue reading About my job…
UCSD Fall Science and Tech CaF!
Hi again! A lot has changed since I've last updated. I found myself in sort of a work routine. Which isn't bad I think. Work's been great. I'm happy. I will be attending a UCSD Career Fair this Wednesday, this time, on the other side of the booth! I have the chance to talk about … Continue reading UCSD Fall Science and Tech CaF!
Got a Job!
Hello! I haven't posted in a while again.. but since I last posted so much has happened in my life for the better, especially career-wise. I want to preface this post with a message to all new graduates coming out of college and looking for the first full time job. Do not worry if you … Continue reading Got a Job!