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Saturday 27th of February 2021
Winter Storm Shirly February 2021

A Letter to Texans in Response to Winter Storm Shirly February 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute The failure felt like a direct betrayal by our politicians who we’ve entrusted to keep us and our families safe. I was angry. Angry at the mismanagement of resources, angry at the fact that this could’ve been avoided – I was burning angry.

This writing thing.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Each stroke of the pen seems to define a buried treasure – a characteristic within me only visible when I engage in this writing thing. And so I chip away – often just exploring – my aim is not to arrive at a certain destination but rather to tour the landscape of my current mind – to gently observe as it ebbs and flows like a tide.

A Very Brief History of GreenSock Animation

Reading Time: < 1 minute GreenSock Animation (GSAP) is a JavaScript based tool-set that allows developers to create beautiful and complicated web animations. GSAP is the descendant child of a flash-based framework that was converted into Javascript to allow for maximum compatibility between desktop and mobile devices. One of the distinguishing features that sets GSAP apart from it’s competitors is […]

Assisting the blind

Reading Time: 4 minutes “I know I’m in the right place,” says Velma Martin, head coordinator of the Accessible Instructional Materials Center (AIM). “I have rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia which really limit my ability to move. I’m getting surgery on both knees soon, but when I see what some of these [blind] students are doing, I can’t complain.” The […]

Out Of My Mind: Review

Reading Time: < 1 minute Life is at once beautiful and brutal. Sometimes it’s easy to want to call it quits, turn away and never look back. For those moments in life, when all seems to be falling apart, I turn to Sharon Draper’s lovely young adult book, Out Of My Mind. (Linked to Los Angeles public library.) Draper’s book tells the […]

Sexuality As Art: Differentiating The Obscene From The Artistic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Obscenity is defined as relating to sex in extremely shocking or offensive way. Clearly, obscenity is, at best, a nuanced termed that will vary from individual to individual. A major problem that publications face is navigating the legal challenges between obscene and artistic. A Clear Divide? How to bridge the divide between individual artistic expression […]

7 Reasons WordPress Is Great

Reading Time: 2 minutes A closer look at WordPress WordPress is an incredibly powerful CMS (content management system) that powers over 70 million websites around the world. The most notable sites are the New York Times, CNN and the Rolling Stones. But what makes WordPress the to-go-to platform? Aren’t all sites created equally? First, no – WordPress is created by […]