As you make your way through MIT towards a career, I think it’s important to think about how you want to impact the world.
here are some of the people that I admire. Most of them are not programmers, but they have carved out a niche with an approach that can be learned from.
http://www.joelonsoftware.com I agree with everything he’s written.
this entry is relevant to the stuff I’ve been saying about how I interview: http://www.
articles.html In particular, he has good thoughts on starting your own thing (not that I’d know. I’ve always worked for Intel)
http://www.eevblog.com I like the way he expects and appreciates excellence. you can learn a lot about designing stuff.
http://www.theamphour.com/ The guy from eevblog does a podcast with someone else interviewing people doing cool stuff.
w2aew It’s EE stuff but he teaches really well, I think. Can help with 6.002 an 6.003
jeriellsworth I believe she never went to college.
SimonK and timecop are just hackers doing quadcopter type stuff. They were asked to design some stuff:
hobbyking/store/__39708__Afro_ ESC_30Amp_Multi_rotor_Motor_ Speed_Controller_SimonK_ Firmware_.html
This guy went from: https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=uYPPC1_kgaw and now does this: https://www. buildyourcnc.com