• Important Commands You Should Know

    For Unix users, there are a ton of really useful commands that I think every programmer should know. Granted, I’m still finding new shortcuts everyday, but for the beginning programmer, I think these should help simplify your life - and will be immensely helpful in time. $ cd foo Toggles...

  • Polymath or Dilettante?

    If you know me well, you’ll know that I’ve struggled with this for a long time. In addition to my passions for programming, writing, and science research, I’ve also had stints in animation, painting, yarn art, digital graphics, music, baking, politics, public speaking, photography, blogging, videography - not to say...

  • My Trip to Charlotte aka The NCWIT National Awards

    I should probably start off by saying that my trip to Charlotte, NC this year was one of the greatest weekends I’ve ever had, if I can even call it a weekend. Although I was initially apprehensive due to the massive amount of work my teachers all promised to give...

  • My First Time at the Container Summit

    I was lucky enough to win a grant from Women Who Code NYC (@WWCodeNYC) to attend the NYC Container Summit (http://containersummit.io/events/nyc-2016) this year. According to their website: Container Summit returns to NYC in February of 2016 to continue the conversation surrounding containers in the enterprise! There are more and more...

  • How Not to Do Your Final Project

    So I’ve had a pretty rough week. Honestly, in between getting horrifically sick to deadlines absolutely everywhere, it’s been a hell hole of pain. Obviously, I’ve been through worse, but I think it was the sheer pressure that got to me this time. I’m a little surprised, considering how I...