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  • Why You Shouldn't Use Depth-First Searches

    Depth-first searches applied in real life
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  • Thoughts on Naval's Quote: 'Life is a single player game'

    "Life is a single player game. You're born alone. You're going to die alone. All of your interpretations are alone. All your memories are alone. You're gone in three generations and no one cares. Before you showed up nobody cared. It's all single player." - Naval
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  • Des Linden: Failure is an Action, Not an Identity

    Des Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years in 2018. But what you may not know is that in 2011, she came in second in heartbreaking fashion, getting passed by Kenya's Caroline Kilel with 200 meters to go and losing by TWO seconds. We could all learn a lot from Des' attitude about the race, towards training, towards life and on overcoming failure. In her words, "Failure is an action, not an identity."
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  • 5 Things Runners Should Try for Dealing with Tight Hamstrings

    Every runner has dealt with tight hamstrings after a hard workout or after increasing weekly mileage. Here are 5 things that have worked well for me over the years.
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  • Thoughts on Jay-Z's Decoded

    Jay-Z has always been one of my favorite rappers, so reading his book Decoded was a special treat. It's one part an autobiography, but told through the meaning behind his song lyrics and the lyrics of other artists that influenced him, one part a poetry book showcasing his rap lyrics in a really aesthetically pleasing way, and one part just a master class on rap and its rich history and culture.
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