The Hacker School Experience

December 29, 2012

Geekmom at Wired interviewed me about Hacker School! Check it out.

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Will you apply to Hacker School?

December 28, 2012

Of all the things I learned in college, what continues to stand out the most to me is that women do not run for public office unless they are asked. My hypothesis is that this applies not only to public office but to many other opportunities. Capable women won't necessarily apply for a position unless someone requests them to. A week ago, I finished Hacker School. Without my sister's encouragement, I may not have applied. Several of the other women in my batch mentioned their partner's or friend's support in their dicision to attend Hacker School.

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How not to write an interpreter

December 11, 2012

When I began Hacker School, my primary objective was to learn more about languages. In college, I focused on mathematical algorithms and physics computations but never delved into languages themselves. I wanted to better understand programming languages, how they're constructed, and how to choose the best one for the job.

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Math at the Movies

November 15, 2012

To most people math appears abstract, mysterious. Complicated. Inaccessible. But math is nothing but a different language to express the world. Math can be sensual. Math can be tasted, it smells, it creates sound and color. One can touch it - and be touched by it...

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