Before attending university I was completely unaware of the diversity problem in STEM. In high school all of my classes were relatively 50-50 in terms of gender, including science and math classes, and I had never experienced or noticed anyone treating me differently than my male peers. My fist computer ...read more
This seems like something that should exist on the internet and kind of doesn't (or should at least be more searchable). These are only valid if you obtain an official image from the respective projects repository, and may or may not be the same if you use a manual ...read more
Another year of Write the Docs! Although I don't write as much documentation as I should, writing is such a key part of day-to-day human interaction, and WTD is always a good reminder of basic principles and encouragement to write more (docs). It's also an incredibly well run ...read more
The goal of this post is not to enumerate the top 10 podcasts that you already listen to, but to tell you about some lesser-known podcasts that I love.
- The Mystery Show. Starlee Kine, who you've definitely heard on This American Life (?), solves mysteries that can't be solved ...
The conference everyone waits for all year, BEAVER BARCAMP went down yesterday. This is my third year and final year organizing the unconference, and all was strangely calm. I'm not sure what magical forces to attribute this to, but usually there is a sharp spike in meetings, tasks, and ...read more
picture of me w/ phone
With so many applications out there, it's difficult to discern which are valuable, usable, and do what you expect them to. So, for the sake of those like me, here are some of the applications I have found particularly useful or entertaining. I ...read more