Category Archives: Professional

The Super Nintendo Mouse as my first mouse: Designing for fun from MarioPaint

The Super Nintendo Mouse was bundled with the video game entertainment system in the 1990’s, and was one of my first forays into technology. Think about it – a mouse in 1991. Most people didn’t have a computer in their … Continue reading

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Request to Google: Disconnect youtube from my gmail

Dear Google, I respect your triumphs and learn from your endeavors in Human-Computer Interaction. You also have many good friends of mine that I know you’re good taking care of. But I have one polite request from you: Please disconnect … Continue reading

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GHC Notes: Jo Miller Leadership and Branding Talk

I had the pleasure and luck to not only attended the Grace Hopper’s Celebration of Women in Computing 2011, but also I got a Hopper volunteer position and I volunteered at one of Jo Miller’s great workshops. So, below are … Continue reading

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Lessons for a professional through my oddball hobbies

I do arts and crafts. I also do informal scripted and improvisation acting. I do anything from elaborate costumes and props, to in-depth character study & period-specific costuming research. Those hobbies sound pretty far from what a computer scientist does, … Continue reading

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Paper Overload! Keeping the Paper Readings Tide at Bay

Classes in grad school, or just research in general usually involve reading a TON of readings, conference articles, journal articles, and other papers. And there will come the time where you will ask yourself “What paper said that Virtual Reality’s … Continue reading

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Getting WordPress On Your Website

So I was just asked about how I got WordPress running on this site, which is under the the computer science department domain. For those that aren’t Virginia Tech graduate students, graduate students get space on the servers here, and … Continue reading

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Goals for the New Year: Professional

Here are some professional goals: Use LinkedIn more. It appears more like facebook in its features and who you can interact with others, so this should be interesting to use this kind of like another facebook applications Develop my social … Continue reading

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Using Posts for Professional Portfolio

As you may have noticed, I chose WordPress as a website management system when I looked at upgrading my website. This is my real “Hello World” post! One of the biggest reasons why I chose WordPress when upgrading my website … Continue reading

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