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You are being impatient and at risk of giving up prematurely.

Read .. Mastery by George Leonard

http://www.amazon.com/Mastery-Keys-Success-Long-Term-Fulfill...

Get a mentor

Write code every day

http://norvig.com/21-days.html

Ask for feedback

Learn the culture. Watch the movies Hackers. Learn perl, C, or BASIC.

Install Linux on your main computer.

Find an open source project and contribute to it. Even if it's just documentation.

http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2005/09/overwhelming-force/




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