Doing

Traveling | Roaming | Reading | Building | Working

What am I up to? I try to keep this list up to date, but feel free to poke me if you haven't been seeing new things here.

Track my goals for the year: Year MMXX.

Traveling

  • George Mason University, Fairfax, VA: February 16
  • Gilmour Academy, Cleveland, OH: February 29-March 1
  • Los Altos Hacks, Sunnyvale, CA: March 20-22 (Tentative)

Roaming

Internet things that I have been roaming around in the past few weeks. A lot of the content that I'm reading come from Tonic.

Microbrowsers are Everywhere
Colin Bendell gets into the minutia of microbrowsers - the small previews of your site that are pervasive all around the web and through social media apps and search engines whenever an item of content on your site is referenced.
What Post Scarcity Means: Why the post-scarcity economy is hard to reason about
Many act like post-scarcity is some pipe-dream. The stuff of utopian fairy-tales and science fiction. I beg to differ. Actually, I think in many respects, it is already here in the US. We just don’t see the abundance right beneath our noses because our current economic paradigm makes it incomprehens…
Is Artificial Sweetener Bad for You?
Why drink a soda packed with nearly 40 grams of sugar when there’s a sugar-free alternative that tastes just as sweet? Given the health risks of a diet high in sugar — experts say consuming too much…

Reading

What If?
Randall Munroe left NASA in 2005 to start up his hugely popular site XKCD ‘a web comic of romance, sarcasm, math and language’ which offe...
Casual reading.
What Is the Name of This Book?
If you’re intrigued by puzzles and paradoxes, these 200 mind-bending logic puzzles, riddles, and diversions will thrill you with challeng...
Casual reading.

Wishlist

Range
What’s the most effective path to success in any domain? It’s not what you think. Plenty of experts argue that anyone who wants to de...
Friend recommendation @megan.

Building

itsmingjie/ganymede
💫 Content-focused, deploy-ready Ghost theme. Contribute to itsmingjie/ganymede development by creating an account on GitHub.
The theme that's powering this blog.
executebig/snaps
Clapping as a service, written for “When Pigs Fly” — Execute Big’s blog. - executebig/snaps
Clapping as a microservice.
executebig/site
Website for Execute Big, built with Hugo & Bulma. Now a monorepo. - executebig/site
Execute Big's website.

Working

Execute Big | Innovative & Purpose-Driven CS Programs
Dedicated to helping more students, leaders, and schools dream big and execute big. With our help and resources, pigs can fly.
Co-Founder & Head of Operations at Execute Big.
CodeDay DC
At CodeDay DC, student programmers and artists build cool apps & games. No experience is needed, and you can join alone or with friends.
Continuing to support the new organizers running CodeDay DC.