Von Neumann’s Apprentice: Welcome

The day was January 11, 2007.  I had just turned nineteen years old and Apple had just announced the first iteration of iPhone.  I was skeptical about the idea of a smartphone made by Apple, but as a recently converted Mac user, the idea made sense – and made me salivate.  It was years before I would pick up my first iPhone, but much more pertinently to my then-current situation, I was starting a journey I had longed to take for much of my adolescence: I was starting to learn how to program.

Seventeen years later, the memory remains.

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