Rented out a practice room today, recorded for my audition, and spent the rest of the two hours playing and improvising piano from memory.#kale saw it first 👀… I got some hardware in the mail today, but I am still waiting on some parts.
KWK Day 10: Today was the last day of the KWK mobile app dev camp! I was able to demo Ripple, and @tetraoxygen (huge shoutout again btw) fixed the bug that I was working on for the past day in 10 minutes tops. I had an amazing time over the past two weeks and here's to the Swifties! To top off the day, I also got a student scholarship to vGHC21!
KWK Day 9: I fixed a huge bug in our final project code, and the app is a little bit above the MVP right now. I have some time between now and the actual demo, so I am hoping to work on it a little bit more. Other than that, I was able to finish my mini-project 2, using segues, and I am starting to miss the MacBook Air loaner! I added some timelapses because I was basically churning out Swift the entire night (and in one of them you can kind of see the sunset too).KWK Day 8: I finished my part of the final project and got it all working, and this evening I am working on an old overdue project with some easter eggs included before I return my MacBook Air this Friday.KWK Day 7: Learned how to access the camera and photo library in Swift, worked with my group so that everyone could pull and push to the GitHub repo, and I spent a lot of time working on our final app!KWK Day 6: My group and I pitched our final app idea during Pitch Party today (with my hand-drawn wireframe!), and during office hours we actually were able to go over recursion, but with an earthquake scare in the middle. I was not too productive this evening, so I am waking up early tomorrow morning to finish my night hack!KWK Day 5: It is the end of my first week of the mobile app development camp! Learned more about segues and view controllers, and I am still working on my Project 2. We also started getting into teams for our final project, due next week. I also successfully rickrolled my class — screenshots of chat below — so I think it is safe to say that today was a very good day. I did not have the chance to work on anything Swift related tonight, so here is the timelapse from yesterday night.KWK Day 4: I finished Project 1 to create a static app about myself, and we started learning about segues — I have yet to complete my Project 2, but I am getting there!KWK Day 3: We started coding in XCode and made my first app (sorta). I also got screen recording to work!KWK Day 2: Learned the hard way that spaces matter in Swift, played around with loops and arrays, and connected my repl to a GitHub repository.KWK Day 1: Met a lot of new people and started learning Swift (which is a lot more like Python than I expected) — my friends told me to vlog the entire thing so here’s a timelapse from tonight!I ethos pathos logoed my way into the mobile app dev camp at KWK — seems like I've turned to the darkside
🎫 → :ticket_punched:
Girls Garage photo spam! We built some cool benches today. 🛠️
I went to Girls Garage today and built cool stuff! — and yes, that whole box is mine! :pleading_face:
Orpheus Leap! :arduinoorpheus: go brrr.
I’m still quite in shock but nonetheless happy!Received my NCWIT swag today!
Candide Overture, Leonard Bernstein. Dug up the piece from a long time ago today and replayed my favorite parts, first chair solo included.Back on the ExitZine grind! I hope I'll be a good editor 🤞
Aaaand that's a wrap of my run as section leader! — with 12/27 of the flute section
Senior superlative season! I actually had a lot of fun making this since I got to reflect on everything I’ve done, so far.
Some MLH swag came in the mail today.
I didn't know where I was going with this but hacky new year!
I finished my IED portfolio, my first time using:notion:! I am really happy with how everything turned out.
I worked this today. :ultrafastparrot:
Currently rewriting the readme for my OASES repository with a new Markdown editor. For the past couple of months, I have been updating readmes and licenses for my repositories and I'm happy with how they are turning out.
Playing around with (my first!!) bot; I haven't had so much fun in a long time.
Rewrote an old Readme today; went a bit overboard (GIFs AND Photos?!) but pretty happy with how it turned out. Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃
USPS came through! Opened the Hacktoberfest package today AND finished the rest of my apps due this week.
I was able to sneak in at the end — looking forward to the recording!
🎹 Haven't played the piano in awhile, so decided to randomly sightread a piece; could have gone a lot better.Happy Halloween! (It's also been over a year since I decided to do something on github every single day so I'm super proud of that)
My highlights from the Next.js conference: Cassidy's unicorn onesie and Guillermo Rauch's cup of Philz Coffee
:hacktoberfest:Here comes the hardest part — what color tee should I get?
Tweeted by melody and then retweeted by Orpheus? I think I'm famous now 🥵.
It's my first hacktober! Thanks for the inspo 😉 @msw
:flute: Played around with audacity today.one last thing before I leave again — @e-lee-za DREW ME!! LOOK AT THIS!
It's been a really tough week, but here's some happy things :). 1. I was accepted into the UCD SWE mentorship 2. Starting to understand calculus more andddd 3. I APPLIED FOR OFFICIAL SWE MEMBERSHIP!
I'll be posting periodically to #scrapbook when I have some cool stuff I want to remember. Here's my day so far — Codespaces is amazing!
This is probably going to be my last scrapbook post in a while — with school in full swing, I probably won't have as much time to spend on the Hack Club slack anymore 😔 (a bit overdue, but thanks for the amazing summer!).
Didn’t really do anything today that I can share here so here’s my octocat!
It's CS homework time!
Continuing to learn about limits!
The first CSF meeting of the year was a success. Here's a photo of my lovely officer team!
:flute: Had some fun today exploring different music — please enjoy (a somewhat out of tune) Mia and Sebastian’s theme with (could be improved) vibratos.I'm making progress, woohoo!
I don’t know if it’s audible, but here are some crickets chirping — it’s my favorite part about summer. I got a lot done today, and I learned a lot of new things too! @yuto taught me how to use Visual Studio during hack night today! Thank you! 🍠
Why do I need to make a slide and talk about myself tomorrow (I hate talking about myself lol).
TechTogether has the cutest stickers!
Watched the ship showcase today!
Had zoom school again today, and I really love my C++ class so far!
I broke my github streak yesterday — 152 days isn't too bad.
:twitter: One very last update about GWC SIP! I'm not great at using twitter (ironic much?), so I actually just found out about this a couple minutes ago! Feels amazing to not only be featured, but also have my project featured on Twitter Women Eng.
#hack-night is dead
Just one last thing before summer ends. I have my basic HTML up, no formatting yet, but it's going to be something I'll continue to work on (give me suggestions and frameworks to use pls!). Until further notice, I'll be hosting it here (failure resume currently here). Last #scrapbook post before I go back to school! Thanks for making my summer amazing, you guys, I love you all ❤️ .
I signed up definitely not because of how pretty the gradient of the ticket was, or how it moved when you hovered over it, but because I want to learn more about next.js
Kayley's website update, I realized that I mainly want three pages on my website: homepage, project, and failure resume. I spent yesterday night compiling my "failures" on a google document. It felt really nice looking back at my failures, and seeing more and more over the past couple of years, because I actually started stepping out of my comfort zone more and more. Well, here's a screenshot, enjoy!
Okay, this one is a memory from a loongggg time ago — CodeDay Bay Area Winter 2019. My first hackathon ever, and I made my first website, which Zach helped me on (look at the horrid jojo siwa on the screen). Also, my first time hearing about Hack Club. After the workshop, Zach and I stayed behind talked for a good 20 minutes about coding and he told me his entire story (Yo was used to warn other people about bombings) and showed me his apps. My best hackathon memory, by far.
One of my goals this summer was to have a personal website up and running. I'm severely behind on that, but I'll be quite proud if I have a homepage and my failure resume up by Tuesday afternoon. I'm starting to miss my summer already, but I'm really looking forward to school.
LOOK AT THIS, AGAIN! I didn't do much today — I finished watching Lucifer, did some calculus and tried to continue to learn C++.
On the post ama chill zoom call with Nicky Case! I had a great time on the AMA today, and I learned so much about journalism, games, and Aristotle's beliefs.
I spent a good 4 hours working on the MSJ CSF website today, per my duties as webmaster. My HTML knowledge came in pretty handy, as I added in a lot of anchor links to different parts of the website, updated the pages, added more resources, and included so many more descriptions and text. I will continue to work on this tomorrow.
I just got off of my last meeting with my WAVE advisor this cycle. We actually had a really amazing talk today (tl;dr debugging is painful, but you'll learn a lot), and we even went through my projects on GitHub as well. I've been able to learn so much from him over the past couple of months — I'm seriously going to miss our hour-long conversations. Also, say hello to Cooper, Looker's (unofficial) mascot and the bestest dog!
Last day of band camp! Ended strong, alas my computer died with a couple of minutes to spare. Anyways, look! It’s my small flute!
The aftermath... Anyways, thank you for having me! It was so much fun :partyparrot:@elisemoe
I went to school to pick up some books, had band camp day 6, and continued learning C++. Here's a screenshot of my notes from a two days ago.
I was woken up at 5 by really loud thunder, and I haven’t been able to sleep since, so I’m just enjoying the sunrise and the lightning. Just a hunch, but I think I’m gonna have a great day today :). Enjoy my photos of lightning and the sunrise!
Band camp day 5 went great! The freshmen are improving a lot on their marching. Also please enjoy photos of my nice freshly polished flute.
Band camp day 4 complete! Here is a nicely polished flute headjoint and my C++ book!
I WROTE HELLOWORLD!!!! IN C++!!!! I'M VERY VERY HAPPY :))
My flute’s learning C++ with me! I’m so proud 🥺. Band camp day 3 was quite fun — nothing beats teaching the freshmen how to march and learning a new programming language from a 30 year old book at the same time.
Band camp day 2 and flutes!
first day of band camp ✅
🎹I played piano today (probably the first time I’ve touched it in close to a year). Not bad, I guess, I played City of Stars and another piece 😉 . It was just really really fun playing piano again.Practicing for band camp! My flute isn’t as shiny anymore but yay I have some runs down
🔥not too bad, for someone who joined summer of making two weeks in.
On the AMA with Alex Stamos! I had such a great time!
new profile pic! #picrews
SUPER late, but I finished my game theory course! I followed a lot of people on github today too!
Today was quite interesting, I got to see a lot of thoughtful discussions. Anyways, here’s the highlight of my day! I’m finally in the HackClub github org!! :))
:twitter:I've been super unproductive today, so here's this throwback...
I don’t have anything really special to share today, so here’s this short video! It was my small ardunio project from my mentorship last year. Essentially, the arduino has a microphone and after the sound reaches a certain level the lights are going to blink. A really simple project, but not too bad for a first one. Today was a really busy day, I woke up at 6:30 and I was on 6 different zoom/webex meetings. I don't really have anything memorable to share, so here's a photo of my friend's dog.
I had a pretty unproductive day today, I literally just did game theory the entire day. Funny story, our entire team's repo with our submission to the hackathon literally disappeared into thin air for a couple of hours and its back now but the github pages doesn't work... yet...
Anyways, I send my dad coding memes sometimes — here's my favorite meme I've ever sent to him.
Back on my econ grind! Didn't really do much again today. I feel like I kinda lost my motivation and momentum lmao. My extra long summer break is coming to and end, and part of me doesn't want it to end — there's still so many things I need to complete.
After a weeklong break, I'm back to my unhealthy obsession with economics😬. Didn't really do much today. I followed a lot of people on github. I'll probably be going through my github and adding tags/editing descriptions for my repos, and maybe editing some old readme's.
@swarnya246 , ana, natalie, and I submitted our project to our hackathon! Our project literally did a total 180 from where we started, but we still got it done! I'm so proud of our team. Here's some gifs from our project. Also, I broke my own personal record for the most contributions on GitHub in one day! (41 contributions 😳)
Another update to the GitHub readme, but this time with (too many?) icons! I just need to find a black hackclub one now...
Woohoo! Another great HackClub AMA, this time with Tommy DeVoss. I got to see not one, not two, BUT THREE DOGS!
🚀Here's how our hackathon website is going right now. I might need to start learning PHP and MySQLi soon though... 😬
:react:it's kayley learns react time! I started on the react tic tac toe tutorial yesterday night, and I'm starting to get the hang of it, although I'm still confused with all of the brackets and where all the semicolons go. Side note: react has amazing documentation. Anyways, I told my BBG WAVE advisor that I was learning react and he commented all over my code with suggestions and remarks on how to improve the code. I have the best mentor ever. Here's a screenshot of his code and a demo of my program.
I updated my github profile with the readme! I sure hope the code works 🤷♀️
I know a lot of people have this badge, but it feels special knowing that in 1000 years, if civilization gets wiped out, at least my descendants will be able to recreate my arduino project. 🥺 Also, as @blucashbaugh mentioned, my code is physically buried under a bunch of permafrost at the North Pole. Pretty fucking cool, imo.
Today was the last day of SIP, and I've made so many memories and met so many amazing people over the past two weeks. Me and Kiana made a website for our final project (kayleyseow.github.io/SHEQUALITY), and presented it to Twitter partners today (I even had an amazing convo with Ms. Brand about bro culture in the workplace). Alas, virtual SIP isn't the same thing as a real one at Twitter, but I wouldn't give it up for the world.:twitter:
spent two hours figuring out why the parallax on my website wasn't working today.
Yay! A bit more game theory!
I've been super nervous the entire day, but today was pretty great! I started reading the JDBC documentation (ew), attended a mentorship panel with Twitter, and I started my Game Theory course! I've always wanted to go in depth on this topic, and I'm starting to see how this economic theory relates to other fields like computer science and even politics as well.
I found these c/c++ books lying around my house—turns out they’re 30+ years old! Super excited to start reading these. :c:
woohoo I finally finished my SQL course! I’ll be combining java and SQL in a project now, let's see how that turns out.
I made this to understand SQL inner joins 🙂
SQL joins are so annoying ahhhh
:figma:Dylan in the middle of this rap lol... anyways, +1 to the tabs team
:twitter:I was just on a call with Jack Dorsey! He's literally the chillest guy I've ever met. I got to ask him about his biggest regret, and I learned so much! I'm literally on cloud 9 right now.