Tag: pittsburgh

  • Gridded paper with handwritten, short sentences in Nepali. The test translates to sentences about eating various foods.

    Updates: February 16 – April 19, 2022

    I am officially starting a PhD program this fall!!! Reading and writing Nepali, spring is sort of here, reading and listening to Brené Brown

  • Non-Zero Days, Antiracism Edition: Days 29 – 38

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  • Non-Zero Days, Antiracism Edition: Days 1 – 5

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  • An image of a grey sky and quaint buildings on Penn Ave. in Pittsurgh

    Pittsburgh is a wonderful place

    The grey skies and wintry weather are a welcome break from the monotony of Los Angeles sunshine (I mean, LA sunshine is nice but…not for me).

  • Start your own Show-n-Tell

    Every first Friday at Catapult, we do an informal Show-n-Tell where four people or organizations give a 10ish minute presentation about what they do. Sort of like lightning TED talks, it’s a wonderful way to find out about smaller, under-the-radar projects in your community or to hear about larger ones in an informal setting. Here’s…

  • Global Game Jam 2013

    I participated in the Pittsburgh Global Game jam this past weekend. In a sentence, the GGJ is a worldwide event where teams make a game in under 48 hours according to a predetermined theme – read more here. I was the 2D artist on a team with two fantastic programmers, Jim Newsome and Brian Bogovich,…

  • Pittsburgh Web Design Day 2012

    Just got back from Web Design Day, hosted by Refresh Pittsburgh, Pgh’s web design meetup group. After a day of excellent presentations by some excellent speakers, excellent drinks and snacks were had at Commonwealth Press for the after party. #WDD2012 win, I’m definitely looking forward to next year. Thanks to Val and Jason Head for…

  • The Saxifrage School

    From their website: The Saxifrage School is redesigning higher education by lowering costs, re-thinking the campus, and reconciling theory and practice. We teach students to make what is valuable and to question the value of what is made. Watch this: One of the most inspiring projects I’ve seen in the past year (or ever). I…

  • Productivity Scene in Pgh

    I went to a great talk at Assemble (art/tech gallery on Penn) the other night by author of SharePgh.com Connor Sites-Bowen. The event is was called Manifestto:DO: getting Sh*t done in Pittsburgh. Not your standard/redundant life hacks information, great, real info from real people. During the talk, everyone named good work/inspiration environments in the city.…

  • pgh art/tech/hacker community

    I’ve officially relocated from Boston to Pittsburgh and have researched the active artist/tech/hacker community here. OMG!PGH and Pittsburgh Art + Technology are excellent resources for local art & tech happenings, and below are a few great IRL things I hope to be involved in/investigate further: assemble “…a community space for art & technology” in the…