Solopreneurs beware: Stripe Atlas

Last year, my company SuperFit was selected to Y Combinators’ online startup school program. If you don’t know, Y Combinator is a popular tech incubator in Mountain View, California that, in exchange for 7% of your company for a 130k seed investment~, provides support, mentorship and the most popular platform for showcasing your startup’s purpose [...]

Mobile first developers— we must expand our skillset.

I’m a coding boot camp grad. I should be proud to be one— but I’m not. I’m aware that becoming a software developer has opened so many opportunities, experiences and friendships for me over the last 4 years— but still, I’m not proud to be a boot camp grad. I think it has to do [...]

About Me

Hi, I’m Leo and I enjoy sharing stories, thoughts, and photos as I navigate through life.Quick facts about meI went to college for Exercise Science and started out as a strength coach for sports teams at New York University. I took a leap of faith three years later and taught myself how to code and [...]

The toughest lesson I learned from sports trainer to computer programmer.

The fitness industry does not need innovation.I’m Leo and three years ago, I pivoted from pursuing a three-year post grad degree in Physical Therapy at New York University to learning how to code. Prior to that, I worked at NYU as a part-time strength and conditioning coach for its Division III athletes, and as my [...]

Our perception of stress, and therefore our response to it, is an ever-changing thing that depends a great deal on the circumstances and settings in which we find ourselves. It depends on previous experience and knowledge, as well as on the actual event that has occurred. And it depends on memory, too. —Esther Sternberg

iOS Design Patterns: Delegation

Knowing what design pattern to implement in your code is one of the most important skills to have as a competent iOS developer. No, design patterns have nothing to do with user interface or visual design-who would ever think that? -scratch head- Rather, they are reusable solutions that solve common problems, particularly with communication between [...]