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Failing is the best way to learn

Robert McKeon Aloe
1 min readJan 9, 2021

This collection of stories are foundational to how I learned to learn and grew into the professional I am today.

Failing My Ph.D. Qualifier

Fighting to Own My Patent

The Responsibility of an Academic Rigor

Ode to Red Ink

Dissertation Regret

For the love of image processing

My First Programming Language

Go High or Go Home

Rejected except for one: Graduate School



Robert McKeon Aloe

I’m in love with my Wife, my Kids, Espresso, Data Science, tomatoes, cooking, engineering, talking, family, Paris, and Italy, not necessarily in that order.