Recently I heard about my buddy's new project, Verytas. I am a seeker of truth and I can appreciate a good pun, so naturally I was drawn to the project. Once I found out more about his goals and vision I just knew I had to be part of it. I spoke with Sam about some of the things he wanted to build, and a couple hours later I had a working prototype for one of the pieces he wanted to build. I convinced Sam that I am the right person to help him build Verytas, but Sam knows me quite well; we have been friends since high school. For those of you that don't know me, I want to introduce myself.
Who is Chris?
By day I am a software engineer, but what does that mean? The Oxford Dictionary defines software engineer as a person who converts caffeine into software.* Other sources define it as a wizard wielding a keyboard in one hand and a dry erase marker in the other while sitting in a dark room wearing their favorite distraction canceling headphones listening to dub step. The truth is, nobody actually knows what software engineers do.*
Programming is just one part of my life, my family is my biggest motivator. My son is just like me except better in every way imaginable. He makes me want to not only do well, but do good. I also have a wonderful wife. She takes care of me more than any sane person should. I hope she doesn't read this and realize that I don't deserve her.
Enough of the mushy stuff. I also play video games and have a bitchin' beard! In fact, my beard has won Best Beard in America for 45 straight years.*
I am excited to work on Verytas. There will be challenges I haven't faced before, enemies I haven't conquered. We want to make the internet a better, safer place for its denizens. It's a big goal, a goal that is worth whatever struggle we face, a goal that will keep me swinging no matter what dragons I encounter.
Now, I think I spotted a few suspicious claims in this article, I'll need to submit it for Verytasing. In the mean time, stay tuned for more technology posts! If you are interested in learning more about us, click here!
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