Month In Review: January 2018

The first month of 2018 has come and gone, and it was definitely an eventful month. Coding I was awarded Google Developer Challenge Scholarship from Google and Udacity to work on the Frontend Development Track. Started learning JavaScript for the first time. Finished #100DaysOfCodeChallenge Round 1 – and blogged about it!  I’m making steady headway into R2. Attended CocoaPods NYC Coding Meetup every Saturday morning, which, if you know anything about […]

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What I Learned From R1 of #100DaysOfCode

In early September, I began a coding challenge called the #100DaysOfCode Challenge.  Basically, it challenges you to commit to coding for 1 hour a day for 100 days, and sharing your progress, questions, and thoughts on Twitter with the hashtag, #100DaysOfCode. I had no idea if I would finish 100 days (it’s a lot of days), or if my interest/patience would stick around long enough, but I figured I love […]

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New Year’s Reflection: Slow Down

Living in the chaos that is New York City, breathing the cold, dry winter air, and tumbling around on the subway in rush hour with millions of others, it is often jarring to come to a sudden stop, look around, and realize where I am. What am I doing? Where am I going in such a rush? I am a millennial Asian woman, working in a tech start up in […]

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I Read 85 Books in 2017 for Free (And Now You Can, Too!)

So I read a lot.  And it sounds expensive, because books are really expensive in the US, but in truth, I barely spent any money last year on books.  There are so many ways to obtain books for free (or almost free) LEGALLY, and I’m here to spill the beans, having compiled over 2 dozen ways to read for free (or almost free)! ★ All! The! eBooks! and Audiobooks! First […]

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Magic, Wizards, & Mug of Butterbeer: Harry Potter World

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! For our Thanksgiving holiday, my boyfriend and I took an impromptu week and a half trip to Florida to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. It was kind of surreal, because 2 weeks after we decided to take the trip, we were already getting ready to go. Half of it was spent working in Cape Canaveral, and the other half was spent in Orlando, exploring Disney World, Universal Studios, and […]

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