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
5 alternative names for this series
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.