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Year 2016 in review and goals for 2017

Hello people,
It's my 34th birthday today and I wanted to put the past year in review and where I wanted my life to go in the next year.

Achievements of this year: Machine learning course by Andrew Ng ( completed )Calculus I by Robert Ghrist ( completed )Calculus II by Robert Ghrist ( completed )Probability and Statistics ( 2 weeks left )Data science - pandas ( 1 week done ) My first linear regression program Built a neural network from scratch My first Regex. From scratch. No references. With tests.Algorithms I by Robert Sedgwick ( only audit )Algorithms II by Robert Sedgwick ( only audit )
Also did the BE subjects for CS, all the stuff I had learned over the years.
I am super happy to know that MOOCS help a lot in career advancement.
Self-help books that really helped: How to win friends and influence people - Dale CarnegieA mind for Numbers - Barbara Oakley
Altogether, a pretty good year, where learning is concerned. Things/Tips that helped me while learning: Very accommodating p…