#IStandWithAhmed for STEM Awareness in America

I’d like to announce that #IStandWithAhmed for STEM Awareness in America. ‘He showed it to his engineering teacher first thing Monday morning and didn’t get quite the reaction he’d hoped for. He was like, “That’s really nice,” Ahmed said. “I would advise you not to show any other teachers.”‘ -Bill Chappell, NPR Article #IStandWithAhmed began trending […]

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Node.js Versions Half-Life

I’ve been returning back to some programming tasks with the Node.js open source framework recently. In my return, I have observed the phenomenon similar to the chemical half-life specifically manifest in Node.js version numbering. I have always used a program called NVM (Node Version Manager) to manage the different Node.js versions which I had simultaneously installed […]

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Where You Got Your Shoes

“Excuse me sirs, do y’all like riddles? I’m a very good riddlist.” My friend and I turn to our right, seeing that our skilled ‘riddlist’ was a middle-aged black male carrying himself vaguely like the character Bubbles from The Wire. “Now I can tell you where you got your shoes, what state you were born in, and how […]

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Why Follow Your Dollar?

Counterfeiting currency is punishable by law in our country. Defacing currency is also a crime*. That didn’t bother me. My 13-year old hand was gripping an orange marker, as my eyes watched the phrase “www.wheresgeorge.com” bleed in the form of florescent ink and embed into the folds of Alexander Hamilton’s portrait. What I was committing to was […]

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Dear Fellow Facebook Guinea Pigs

Dear Fellow Facebook Guinea Pigs, Facebook is experimenting, watching us. In fact, in the past hour alone, I was going to potentially provide them with thousands of data points – all the photos I took the last year. I am writing now in frustration, because if we all stand together, we can deny them what […]

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