At the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing Conference, I was fortunate enough to be both a blogger and a panelist at this birds of a feather session, so my perspectives are a reflection of the discussions we had, from a panelist’s perspective. In summary, we talked about differentContinue Reading

Yesterday between traveling, sightseeing at the inner harbor, and eating delicious crab cakes, I have been asking GHC attendees on what they wanted to get out of this conference. Here’s a quick summary of what I got: No expectations so far, from newcomers Full-time job, quite a few people areContinue Reading

I just got word last week that I am officially a blogger & note taker for the prestigous Grace Hopper’s Women in Computing 2012 conference. So not only am I a panelist there (Stop by our panel on the last session on Friday in “Juggling Different Worlds”) but I amContinue Reading

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 my youtube service to my gmail account. Months ago, IContinue Reading

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 my notes for the workshop: It is time to proactivelyContinue Reading

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, right? But, these experiences have given me invaluable lessons thatContinue Reading

I’m reflecting on draft posts and writings that were left unpublished, and improving them to the quality to post and share with you all. This post along with another one were notes I took at CHI 2011, one of the premiere HCI conferences. These notes came from Terry Winograd’s ownContinue Reading