Look through historical posts using these drop downs:
A whole year of notes from the, um, “Updates” page on my website, where I haphazardly write as I feel inspired to do so. This update includes notes about language learning, research updates, and think-alouds as I figure out academia.
This post outlines my lightning talk and poster for the 2023 International Computing Education Research conference. It’s a nice update regarding where my research is headed and what I’m working on lately.
In my research into broadening pathways to computing careers, I’ve been exploring how “cultural gatekeeping in computing” perpetuates stereotypes about computing, making non-traditional pathways harder to follow.
Sharing a small anecdote that helped me, it might help you, too.
Gosh, what a week!
I drew this monster last Thursday. I tried to think of a body shape I haven’t drawn before, and I think the legs are unique.
I drew this monster last night on the iPad while listening to music. Don’t the eyes look .
A working title…Broadening Participation in Computing Through Broadening Computing: Adults Learning Computer Science Through Computational Work
Informational interviews are super important when you are new to an industry. This is an email template I used when I “cold” emailed many people for informational interviews.
2 things I learned this week
3 projects I am working on now, 1 thing that might be a failure
This monster is a Saturday monster and it’s supports resemble those of Little Island.
1 thing that has been hard, 1 insight/connection to my past, 3 things I been using for pro-active time tracking
1 major thing I learned, 1 insight/early idea
We moved to Atlanta! Also, updates on productivity systems, starting on research, Canada, and meditation.
2 research papers I enjoyed reading in the past month, 5 titles in my post drafts that contain quotations, 1 thing I am looking forward to
An outline of a new writing habit.
My mother in law’s recipe for aloo sadeko, a flavorful and spicy Nepali potato salad! Excellent for all occasions and easy to make.
notlaura.com will be getting a gradual reworking over the next few months because I’ve got big plans for it.
Cultish personal knowledge management, gardening and not gardening, narrow design system hindsight, and more.
I am officially starting a PhD program this fall!!! Reading and writing Nepali, spring is sort of here, reading and listening to Brené Brown