Doing

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.

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.
Opinion | Twitter Made Us Better
These days, everyone thinks it’s a cesspit. But it’s changed whose voices we hear. That’s a good thing.
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…
Experimental Cutlery That Challenges Traditional Ideas of Usability
Merging design and haute cuisine, Amsterdam-based company Steinbeisser collaborates with designers and artists to produce surreal cutlery that operate beyond traditional ideas of usability for their online store Jouw... (Dutch for “your”). The tableware doesn’t necessarily make the experience of eat

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.
Everything I Never Told You
Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet. So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town O...
School required 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.

Working

Execute Big | Innovative & Purpose-Driven CS Programs
We’ve organized innovative, purpose-driven events impacting thousands of students. We want to help schools like yours to start your own.
Co-director of the organization, managing logistics and facilitation.
Hack Club
Learn how to start a coding club at your high school through Hack Club. Get programming club ideas, curriculum, activities, and more.
Currently working on miscellaneous things for the core team; mentoring the next generation of leaders.