I remember back to when I first learned Python. It was a strange decision for a happily employed post-graduate to make, especially for a time when many were screaming for the death of the language with Guido's (outrageous?) grand reveal of Python 3. The Ruby on Rails guys seemed to be doing just fine. Those were the days.
After weeks of sweating over a keyboard in the basement of an illegal BedStuy hostel, I had finally set out what I had hoped to achieve. It was the greatest credential any programmer could possibly strive for: yes ladies and gentlemen, none