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James Somers

James Somers is a writer and programmer. He is based in New York.

Written by James Somers

Essay/
Life stages
Kids these days

Millennials are as hard-working as anyone else – so why does pop culture pretend that all we do is party?

James Somers

Essay/
Economics
Are coders worth it?

In today’s world, web developers have it all: money, perks, freedom, respect. But is there value in what we do?

James Somers