This is the website of zachary cohen (zacharyc). The name coming from the old unix idea of creating a username with first name and last initial. I’ve been using it is since the start of my career, nearly two decades ago.
This website contains information about me and my interests. Blog posts will rang in topic including the following:
- Software Engineering
- New Years Resolutions
- Science Topics
Most posts are relatively brief, but every once in a while I’ll dive into a topic. I also have a list of my projects.
I will be updating the content of this site as regularly as I can.
This is going to be a short one, as I don’t have too much to say. I’m hopefully writing a small book about cheerleading. I’m a man of mini obsessions. One of my many is going to the book store and looking at possible books to read. Whether I read them or not, I’m always hunting for new books to add to my personal library. I believe that a personal library is important and a lot can be learned from looking at the books one keeps....
One of the best things about being back on the East Coast is that I’m much closer to my brothers and their kids. I get to be the uncle I want to be. Well, at least I get to try to be the uncle I want to be.
During this break, I’ve spent a bunch of time with my family for the holidays. The number of times I’ve been surrounded by four kids under ten this week is a new record....
As a software engineer, you tend not to trust code you don’t write yourself. Or even if you have written it yourself, there is a tendency to think we could write it better this time.
Eventually, you run up against a project that is too complex to write from scratch. You will look for libraries and tools to help you solve the problem. Once a library has been located, the questions only grow....
As a dog daddy, I have a lot of fears. I’m afraid of how I support her life. I’m worried that I won’t get her out enough. No matter how much I get her out, I’m always afraid it isn’t enough. When we go out, I’m worried that I give her too much freedom or not enough freedom. I’m embarrassed when she does something terrible and proud when she does something good....
Merry Christmas to All! This is a very special holiday many people around the world. It celebrates the birth of their savor. As someone who is jewish, I was taught in herbrew school to accept that there are multiple paths to G-d, and that mine isn’t the only one that matters. So while I don’t believe that Jesus was the messiah, I respect the fact that others do and I wish them a joyous celebration of their of the birth of the chosen one....