How Can I Optimize Online Courses?

I don’t know, I am figuring this out as well.

Alex Guanga
2 min readJun 6, 2021
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I will be selfish. Shouldn’t we all be at times? In fact, I think it’s in our interest that people act selfishly.

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our necessities but of their advantages. — Adam Smith

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I am not the smartest person. However, I always attempt to learn new things. I am a Data Engineer but did not graduate with a Computer Science major (graduated in Economics with minors in CS and Math). One thing that has helped me transition to a Data Engineer is to find gaps in myself frequently.

Once I find gaps, I find ways to fill those gaps, either through online courses, articles, or books.

While this has helped, I sometimes struggle to maintain my learnings.



Alex Guanga

Data Engineer @ Cherre. Mets die-hard. Hip-hop junkie.