Friday, December 14, 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Faces an Unprepared House Judiciary Committee

After hours of off-topic and confused questioning, partisan bickering, attempts to pin him on supposed "political bias", and almost insultingly uneducated claims and queries about Google's technology, Sundar Pichai left the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday not having had answered any actual concerns of citizens and governments worldwide.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

SacHacks 2018

In November, I attended SacHacks 2018, the first intercollegiate hackathon in the Sacramento, CA area.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Oracle Open World 2018 - Day 2

On day 2 of Oracle Open World 2018, I listened in on the keynote about privacy and security in the modern era, which was a panel moderated by Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. I also attended workshops about using Oracle cloud technologies and AI capabilities. I also toured around the Exchange hall for a bit, where I got the chance to play around with some VR equipment that the Oracle team was working with.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

What to Bring to a Hackathon

Hey, everyone. The MLH 2019 season is starting to get into full swing, and since attending hackathons is one of my favorite ways to have fun and learn at the same time, I wanted to give new hackers a basic list of stuff to bring to your first hackathon.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Oracle Open World 2018 - Day 1

This year, I attended Oracle Open World in San Francisco, California for two days of the four day conference. Held in the Moscone Center, the conference consisted of keynotes once or twice a day, sessions about a wide range of topics about modern technology, and a vibrant Exchange Hall with exhibits from tens of companies operating in the space of cloud technologies, IoT, artificial intelligence, and blockchain.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Digital Twin: A Bridge Between Virtual and Physical Processes

Digital twin technology might be some of the most exciting breakthrough technologies invented in the last few years, yet surprisingly few people have ever heard of the term. However, despite being overshadowed by buzzwords like “blockchain” and “artificial intelligence”, digital twin might be even more exciting.

Monday, September 17, 2018

College Life: Note-taking in Computer Science Classes

Today, I'll be sharing how I take notes in my Assembly Language class on my tablet.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Advice for your first hackathon

I remember my first hackathon – It was in high school, and the second I walked in the door I regretted ever signing up. 

Saturday, July 28, 2018

GWC Campus Program TA: My Experience!

This summer, I had the pleasure of being selected to be a teacher’s assistant for the Girls Who Code’s new Campus Program in Atherton, CA. I taught two courses, “iPhone App Development” and “Wearable Technology and Fashion Design”, to girls aged 12-18. It was truly a fantastic and rewarding experience.

Friday, June 1, 2018

What is an API?

In short, APIs are like hotel desk receptionists – they can’t give you all the exact information, but they can give you data that the programmers decided to make usable by outside developers. In order to do something useful with that data, you have to ask the right questions.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Sunday, April 15, 2018

TOTW: Trees

Hi all, this week let's discuss trees: binary search trees, AVL, and heaps/treaps.

Friday, February 16, 2018

TOTW: Objects, Classes, and Functions

Hey everyone! Today, I'd like to introduce classes, objects, and functions in C++.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

TOTW: Binary Search

Hi, everyone. Let's talk about binary search algorithms.