Sam Soffes


Personal Sam

After watching Particle Fever, I got inspired to do a daily video journal thing. Particle Fever is a documentary about the Large Hadron Collider (which is super interesting). They had video from some of the scientists’ daily video journals over the years of working on

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Questions — Part 2

I was recently trading a few emails with someone asking about working on projects you’re passionate about full-time. Thought it would be good to answer them publicly. Here we go: #1 Have you found that you really can make a living just by working

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Value of Beta

I thought I had decided against doing betas of software to more than just close friends. A few friends assured me that most feedback would be useless. Their point as most just wanted to get it early to feel cool but didn’t actually use

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Four Questions

I recently got an email from a college sophomore that had some questions about getting started. Asked him if it would be okay to answer publicly and he was for it. #1 How did you begin programming? I started “programming” for the first time when

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Swift

Yesterday, I did an interview on Venture Beat about Swift, Apple’s new programming language. Here’s an excerpt: I think one of the best parts about Swift is a lot of the simplicity they were able to bring to the language due to not

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