Jeremy Abroad

Jeremy Bernier

Written by Jeremy Bernier who left the NYC rat race to travel the world, work remotely, and find the meaning of life.

How I Made This Website

02 October, 2018

I made this website with Gatsby.js , a static website generator framework based on React.js. The website is hosted for free via GitHub…

How to work an office job without destroying your eyes, wrists, and back

02 October, 2018

It probably won’t come as a surprise to you that sitting down all day and staring at a bright LED screen a couple feet away from your…

Social Skills as a Software Engineer

01 October, 2018

I was grabbing lunch with a stockbroker friend of mine from the hostel the other day, and for fun we decided to shoot some street interviews…

Why most jobs suck - Perception-based Management

09 June, 2018

When I first started working, I had this idealistic vision that I would be judged based on my results and my results alone. In certain…

DebateACapitalist.com

23 May, 2018

I was strolling through the old town of Sao Paulo today and this idea for a satirical website popped up in my head, so I went home and…

Google’s Testament to Political Correctness

09 August, 2017

“Google’s left bias has created a politically correct monoculture that maintains its hold by shaming dissenters into silence.” -Employee…

How to set up a basic dev environment for web development (mac OSX / Linux)

19 July, 2016

This is a tutorial for beginners on how to set up a dev environment on a Mac/OSX (applicable to Linux as well). Text Editor - Sublime Text…

Employment by Industry Sector in the U.S. (Visualization)

13 March, 2016

Here’s a data visualization I made of nonfarm employment in the U.S. by industry sector. You can click on any box to zoom in. The data was…

Javascript Absurdities

08 December, 2015

Javascript is a funky language. Here are some obvious design flaws: 1. Regex method is inconsistent when global flag is set Today at work…

Tips for developing a 2D HTML5 Canvas Javascript game

01 October, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of creating a 2D HTML5 Canvas game from scratch. Here are some tips and takeaways that might save you some time…

Hacking Twitter (how I got 1,000 followers in one week)

07 December, 2014

Last night I was bored and looking for a side project to work on to help improve my Javascript skills for my new job (just finished week…

Why Remote Work is the Future

04 November, 2014

Remote work is becoming more and more mainstream as companies are realizing that chaining their employees to a desk in front of a laptop for…