Matt Cates

Admin at Oregon State University/College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Author of Haveck: The First Transhuman; Creator of; Guest writer for Geeks, and others!

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"How Did You Want to Spend Your Life?": Fight Club Philosophy Meets Overseas English Teaching
2 years ago
"I don't want to change your life," I wrote to her via Facebook Messenger. And that was true...because what I wanted was for her to change her own life. My role was only to act as catalyst... Stop, le...
How to Make Money Freelance Writing
2 years ago
(This content was originally published on Why Are You Still Working?) So, you want to make money freelance writing? Greedy savages! Well, me, too. So here's what I recommend... Some of you may’ve read...
Work, Kids, College, Rotate
2 years ago
Hard to type an essay on Gothic literature bouncing a baby on your knee. But with each bound of the red-headed binky sucker, I reminded myself: “This is what you wanted, man.” Homework was due on Ann ...
19 Steps I Took To Retire At 44…With A Family
2 years ago
(This article was previously posted on Buzzfeed) These are the steps I took to retire at age 44, but every person has a different set of circumstances. Therefore you must customize these steps to your...