January 2015

Computer Science is Magic

I've often used the metaphor "computers are magical" to convey the idea that the average user has no idea how the most important tool in their daily lives...

Google Told Me No (But Secretly Told Me Yes)

So, many of you know that I recently applied to Google's Engineering Practicum Internship. And I got an interview. Cool. And they sent my interview feedback to the hiring committee. Even cooler....

Computer Science Isn't

Let me tell you what computer science is not. It is not a spider in the shower. Or jumping out of an airplane. It's not the monster under...