Yesterday, a Twitter hashtag became very popular after an article titled “You May Have Seen My Face on BART” by Isis Wenger gained traction and was shared on social media. In an update to the original article, she included a picture of herself and a call to action to use the tag #ILookLikeAnEngineer paired with a selfie.
She always was. I just chose to start publicizing the crazy stuff she destroyed in my house!
In September I will be presenting a talk at BlendConf 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina! I have never been there, so it will be quite the vacation for me. I’m super excited and humbled to be chosen to present among many talented people in the tech and design industry. I can’t wait to see what […]
There is a new feature I am working on at work that necessitates me to add a rotated element behind an image. I could easily just add another div to the DOM, but I wanted to do it with a CSS pseudo element to cut down on markup. Ideally, I would just add a class […]
This past Saturday I had the pleasure of watching the culmination of 8 weeks worth of work that went into the final projects of the students who took my class over at General Assembly. I saw everything from an aggregator of fitness clubs in the greater New York City area to a social trip planning […]
During my teaching, one obvious effective tool for learning Ruby is the Interactive Ruby Shell (IRB). It helps students figure out how to play with Ruby’s syntax before they go on to write their first script. I’d heard about Pry before, but it wasn’t until lately that it came up on my radar again. Here […]
I’m in the midst of teaching an introductory 8-weeks course on Ruby and Ruby on Rails over at General Assembly in Manhattan. Per the course material, we have them install RailsInstaller, an “all-in-one” kit that is meant to get a novice developer up and running in a development environment as quickly as possible. Acting as […]