Make code, not math (I know, I know…)

Oct 04, 2015 | Posted in code

Statistics for Hackers

My favorite slide: “If you can write a for-loop, you can do statistics.” This is exactly what I’ve been thinking all year: why can’t I run a simulation instead of computing the statistics mathematically? Thanks, Jake VanderPlas!

Why there aren’t more women (and men) in tech

Nov 11, 2014 | Posted in code, geekcraft, smart girls

I just published my first story on Medium! (Click the image below if you want to read it.)

Why There Aren’t More Women (and Men) in Tech

Web dev and specialization: Being a unicorn

Nov 04, 2014 | Posted in code, user experience

Poor dead unicorn

When is a unicorn not a unicorn?

This fall I attended a UX (user experience) meetup in Seattle. When people asked me what I did for work, I told them I was a full-stack developer with a specialty in UX. (In other words, I do both UX/UI — front-end design — and back-end programming.)

“Oh,” one of the UX designers told me, “you’re a unicorn.”