Writing

I've been getting a lot more requests from people in the industry who are interested in getting a masters degree and want to know if it's worth it. The short answer is: I don't know. There's many factors that should go into making this decision, time...

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Last Fall I got to delve into the world of physical computing via Arduino for one of my grad school classes at the University of Washington. For this class, everyone got to choose their own project to work on (with most all of these being individual...

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I have a confession: I used the my first outline for this post to write it. I wasn’t feeling inspired or creative enough to just sit down and start writing. Sometimes that happens, but as a designer with deadlines and teammates relying on me to execute...

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It’s been a little over a year since I started working for Treehouse, which meant giving up the office lifestyle. My previous experience working remotely was relegated to a few snow days stuck in southern Delaware and days before holidays. Here’s what...

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I will preface this by saying I’m no expert in building javascript web apps from scratch. Most of the work I do using Javascript involves page interactions, working with apis, and prototyping. When my friend Courtney approached me with the idea to...

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About two months ago, I decided to take up running. As with anything I try to master, I gave it a scoff with slight arrogance, exclaiming, “So and so did it and is great at it, so why can’t I?!” In this case, it was my high-school aged cousin, Kevin...

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Let's face it. The last time I thought about the scientific method, it was probably in high school. Back when the chairs for those heavy, black-topped were too tall for your knees to fit underneath and wearing safety googles meant not being able to...

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Two people standing on the outside deck of a Washington State Ferry.