Sam Soffes

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Four Questions

I recently got an email from a college sophomore that had some questions about getting started. Asked him if it would be okay to answer publicly and he was for it.

#1 How did you begin programming?

I started “programming” for the first time when I was 10...

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Yesterday, I did an interview on Venture Beat about Swift, Apple’s new programming language. Here’s an excerpt:

I think one of the best parts about Swift is a lot of the simplicity they were able to bring to the language due to not being...

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Quantum Data Teleportation

A few days ago, scientists at Delft University reliably got teleportation to work with 100% reproducibility. (Read the full story at CNET.) This is huge.

First we need to understand qubits. Basically, a qubit is a quantum bit. Qubits have 3 states where...

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The Mother Futon News Season 2

The Mother Futon News Season 2 is coming soon! If you haven’t seen season 1, it is incredible.

Update: It’s out! Go watch season 2 episode 1.

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For the last 5 months, I’ve been working on Litely for iOS. It’s a photo app for iOS designed by my friend Cole Rise that I had the pleasure of building. Litely is available for iPhone and iPad, in 14 languages, starting today!

Connecting with Litely


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