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Lego, Fistfight, GraphQL, & Observable – React in Silicon Valley

April 26, 2017
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Real World React had its first Silicon Valley meetup. As a React newbie who enjoys the Silicon Valley cities, naturally I attended! Held at Atlassian, this is the Meetup “GraphQL with REST APIs | RxJS & Redux-Observable“. We started off with the Lightning Talks, and the first one up is Joshua Nelson from Atlassian. His … Continue reading “Lego, Fistfight, GraphQL, & Observable – React in Silicon Valley”


D3, Data Visualization, & Bubble Wrap: Winning at the 2017 PDA Hackathon

April 5, 2017
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Another hackathon? Do I really want to do two hackathon in a month? On the other hand, my last hackathon was as fun as it was intense. I really enjoyed it. Plus, this hackathon is hosted by Stanford library with digital archiving as the theme. Archiving. Library. My inner bookworm is dancing. (Or wiggling?) The … Continue reading “D3, Data Visualization, & Bubble Wrap: Winning at the 2017 PDA Hackathon”


Safety on the Street: The 2017 All-Women Hackathon

March 22, 2017
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Have you ever been harassed on the street? That was the question of the day for my team and I last Saturday, when  I attended the 2017 All-Women Hackathon hosted by Expat Woman at Pivotal Lab. The Hackathon have 7 challenges, as listed in their Eventbrite: Engage more Girls in STEM End the Gender Gap … Continue reading “Safety on the Street: The 2017 All-Women Hackathon”


On Helping Others – Volunteering at Techtonica’s Workshop

February 16, 2017
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Last Saturday, I volunteered to help students with coding tutorials in the first application workshop of Techtonica, a new San Francisco non-profit that offers free tech training for low-income women and non-binary adults. Interestingly, I myself was studying coding tutorials for React the night before. My React studies has been going for a while. ES6, … Continue reading “On Helping Others – Volunteering at Techtonica’s Workshop”


Installing the Linux Distro GalliumOS in My Acer Chrombook

February 2, 2017
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I love customization. Which is also why ever since I won a Chromebook during a HTML5 Meetup (Hooray!!!), I have been thinking about installing Linux on it. Finally, I got around to it! Firstly, I debated on which Linux OS to get. The most popular one seems to be Crouton. However, I eventually decided on … Continue reading “Installing the Linux Distro GalliumOS in My Acer Chrombook”