Last week I started Hack Reactor.

But your career was in finance!?

I worked in finance for over a decade. Things were great. My firm even did well during the Mortgage Crisis. I was making good money. Enough to fuel my video game habit.

Someone else’s collection, but a close approximation to my peak game collection

I had made it far enough in my career that I was now a decision maker. I even had to decide where to invest for a moderately sized fund (well, part of the fund). So I started with what I knew, video games. I started my research with Activision/Blizzard vs. Electronic Arts. The fun thing about this research, was that I got…

William Alan Simmons

Software engineer, gamer, beer aficionado, occasional podcast host, and a consumer of way too much media.

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