Becoming a self-taught programmer is a lonely road. Most of your time is spent sitting in a room by yourself staring at a computer screen.
There is no one around to help you when you get stuck or to motivate you when you get down. There is no one around to celebrate with when you have a good day or to make small talk with when you need a break.
Sure, there are online tools like social media and community forums to help provide some human interaction but they are no substitute for being face to face with other people. Continue reading “Week 20: Demo Day”