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Back to school with Coursera

There are two courses that have been recently relaunched at coursera.org: Machine Learning Game Theory Both are very interesting and highly recommended to attend. So don’t think twice and join the class whilst they are in their first week only. Hopefully I will have enough time to complete both of them.

Posted on October 17, 2013 at 2:44 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · 5 Comments
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When I met Anthony Kiedis

Back in 1999 met Anthony Kiedis on one the most famous Moscow street – Old Arbat Street. And the result of this short meet up you could see below:

Posted on June 3, 2013 at 8:54 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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M102 MongoDB for DBAs

The course is over and I did quite well: Next class starts on the 29th of April so don’t miss it – education.10gen.com/courses Personally, I’m going to try “M101P: MongoDB for Developers (Python)” which starts on the 1st of April.

Posted on March 16, 2013 at 11:23 am by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Just a little bit more and I’ll become a star ;-)

Just want to keep it somewhere and think this place wold be the best one. I have one of the top 10% most viewed @LinkedIn profiles for 2012

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 10:45 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · One Comment
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Happy New Year

It’s the right time to stop rushing ahead insanely, respire, have a seat and look back for a while. Hope you all had a fantastic year full of life-long memories and events and let the new 2013 be at least twice as good as 2012. Happy New Year to you and your families!

Posted on December 31, 2012 at 2:00 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Marry Christmas

My hearty well-wishes to all who celebrates Christmas today. Wish all the best to all of you and your families. P.S. as I live in an a orthodox country we celebrate it in January.

Posted on December 25, 2012 at 5:03 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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One week in the USA or between San Francisco and LA.

It’s really unbelievable that sometimes even the wildest dreams come true and I had a chance to visit the USA and spent a whole week from the 10th till the 17th of November. After quite a long flight, roughly 13 hours, we landed in LA airport safe and sound, took a quick connection flight to […]

Posted on December 23, 2012 at 4:20 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Is technical support worth its money? Not so sure.

I can’t stop wondering why the absolute majority of all support requests I or my colleagues have dealt with in the past were treated, let’s say, in a strange way. The vendor would fight, yes fight, very hard in attempt to defend itself and redirect the blame on the customer or another vendor if that […]

Posted on October 3, 2012 at 6:00 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Work hard and it would pay off.

Surprisingly, how a long and productive day could turn all upside down and make me fill contended and refreshed even when the previous day brought a body of disappointment.

Posted on August 30, 2012 at 8:39 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Even after 30 you could be a good student

A week ago I received a Statement of Accomplishment of Cryptography course that proves that there is always a chance for a challenge and to learn something new. Don’t give up, strive to broad your vision and extend your personal knowledge base. Pluck and join the class of your choice at www.coursera.org

Posted on June 24, 2012 at 3:56 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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