Category: Random thoughts

I love my sister’s comics

My sister is amazing and awesome and sometimes she makes comics to vent about life, like I do! Just savin’ these for posterity…

Inspiration and meaning

Since the election, I have had such a hard time getting inspired. As news unfolds, creating an unwelcome climate here in the U.S., but also news from other countries such as the atrocities happening in Syria, I find myself wanting to do something with my work, but don’t really know how to go about it. …

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You’re ignoring the issue – Diversity in Tech

Don’t read the comments. Sometimes, when I post a link to an article on my Facebook wall, I feel compelled to add the warning, “don’t read the comments” along with the article. This morning I posted a link to NPR’s Why Some Diversity Thinkers Aren’t Buying The Tech Industry’s Excuses article, and the comment responses …

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Offices

Have you ever had a college instructor who didn’t have an office? Most college instructors have office hours to help students outside of class. It’s required in most cases. So, therefore, instructors need offices. Sometimes it might be a room with several cubicles, or it could be their own room with lovely lovely sheetrock on …

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Topic languages that I want to learn…

Mandarin Chinese Hindi Arabic Spanish Korean Japanese Láadan Languages that I’m already decent at: English (native) Esperanto (intermediate-level)

Goals…

Move out of apartment by the end of May! Publish Fin ‘n’ Kit v1.0 by June! Teach as an adjunct during the Summer semester! Study for the GRE throughout June! Take the GRE in July! Apply to colleges’ CS grad programs before September! Teach as an adjunct during the Fall semester! Start gradschool in 2017! …

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Blee

Angry Rachel

I’m really bad at writing stories. I wish I were better, so I could make an altgame about what it’s like being a woman in Computer Science, and common experiences people experience. ;/