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
The blog post I wish I’d found about writing and running shell scripts.
I learned about daemons in a mindfulness course, and recognized the term from computing. This led me to learn about the matriarch of system administration, Evi Nemeth.
Blog posts “from the past”? Yes, this month I will publish posts written months and years ago.
An active month of updates – many content shares, Florida, and half-baked thoughts.
An attempt at a concise, relatively plain-language explanation of the concept of a snapshot test, including an “in the wild” example.
A bulleted list of 2021 highlights and lowlights, but mostly highlights, and a few photos, mostly of plants and food, and some music. 2021 was a year of change and offline activities!
Final chili harvest, PhD applications…complete!, learning Nepali, sort-of learning data science, and racial justice-related links.