Posts Filed "Technology"

CS Education Resources

One of the things I’ve always been passionate about is STEM Education. When I was in college, I considered pursuing a teaching career after graduation, but I decided I should go work in industry (at least for a while). However, I’ve tried to stay involved in Computer Science education while working. I volunteered at Newport High School with Microsoft’s Hunt the Wumpus program for a few years, and in the 2014-2015 school year I began volunteering at Garfield High School through the TEALS program. As part of that volunteer work, I’ve put together some materials for students. I’ve created a home for these documents on this site. I’ve also added a link to this on the sidebar.

I’ve made most of the content there available under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, meaning you’re free to share it and build upon it as long as you give credit where credit is due. My folks always told me sharing is caring!

If you have any suggestions for improving this content, spot any errors, or find this useful, let me know – I’d love to hear from you!

Running Code on my Wrist

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Original Pebble – The model I own

Filed Under: Things my Grandparents would never believe.

A few weeks ago, I purchased a Pebble Smart Watch. I didn’t have a lot of experience in Wearables prior to ordering; although ubiquitous computing and mobility has always been an area of interest for me. After a couple of weeks with my Pebble, I can safely say that I’m truly impressed. The device itself has a ways to go in terms of its capabilities, and the ecosystem of applications is pretty weak right now, but there is clearly a huge amount of potential here. I wanted to write a bit about some of my observations so far, a little project I’m working on, and then do some wildly irresponsible forecasting about the future.

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