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Hello, world. I'm Ria Galanos.

Software engineer. Computer science education consultant. Android hobbyist.
This is a glimpse into my first year as a software engineer. I hope to take some of the mystery out of what it's like to work at a fast-paced tech company.

Latest Articles

Making Friends

Although I have used Git for a few years now, I am by no means a power user. Just learned that you can make your own Git commands to save time for repeated tasks. Not sure why I never thought...

Details Matter

It’s my first hump day at Yext. I have a headache, probably due to two back-to-back nights of less than 6 hours sleep. You would think I would learn.



Today was my first full day at my desk. Still trying to arrive to work by 8am, because #dctraffic. Since I can eat breakfast at work (unlimited amounts of cereal), I thought this would be a good move, but I...

Time to Breathe

I thought I was leaving early enough to arrive at Yext early on my first day. Yes, it was raining outside, Yes, I had received the flash flood warnings on my cell phone. Little did I know that Arlington was...

Chapter Eight

Tomorrow begins a new chapter in my life. Chapter eight if you count pre-college in Hollywood, FL, college at RPI, a short time in Tucson, AZ post-graduation, AAAS, my work as a defense contractor at the Pentagon first with SAIC...