General Dynamics’Elizabeth Bocchino and Beth Mitchell hosted an info session during the SWE 2017 conference that was very relevant to the times: How do you document and transfer knowledge between the generations of employees? With 10 to 25% to the STEM workforce retiring in the next five years there is a need to save all the […]
A few years ago I met a guy that works at JPL. We all treated him like a rock star and with reason: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is every engineering nerds dream job, right up there with Skunk Works and Disney’s Imagineers. My pal has pictures with every actor and director involved in space movies, […]
Voices (A Poem)
They tell me what to do and I listen, Taking turns to impart their wisdom. Calculating, methodical, completely anachronical, Pushing me to color outside the lines, To embrace anarchy and rebel. Walking the halls of memory, I can hear them all clearly, The voices of those whom I lost, Jimminy Crickets, In my head, Pulling […]
I’m Here for The Groom (A Poem)
I’m here for the man who helped me with my thermodynamic’s homework, For the dude that told my ex to back off when I left him for my now husband, For the Starcraft nerd that let me create a Space Marine fleet when the guys in the room doubted my “strategery”. I’m here for the dude […]
I’m not watching this upcoming season of GoT. HBO can take my money subscription wise but that will not sway me. (There are many shows in their lineup that deserve more of my time anyway, like Westworld.) For the first couple of seasons, clutching the books and waiting to see my unsuspecting friends’ reactions kept […]
I am Groot!
If anything, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) experiment has taught us that Disney know how to tug at the heart strings. Their latest gambit, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 caters to such a broad audience it is understandable why it may have felt a bit flat for some hardcore movie buffs, even when landing […]
Japanese Anime is riddled with stereotypes and tropes, especially when it comes to women. From the way they are designed, clothed and inserted into the story, female characters are prone to bring ditzy, big busted and one-dimensional, and even the ones that are luckier and get a good personality ir quest still fall prey of […]
“WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE?”
If you ever want to give an introvert a panic attack, ask them this question. Go ahead, try it! It is by far the most horrible question you can ask the likes of me, even worse than the dreaded “Do you have kids?” question. Why, you ask? Because there is no way for us to […]
The Mouth of Sauron
With this new wave of hatred and discrimination against women, minorities and the LGBTQIA community, I’m turning into a very vocal dissenter and advocate of human and civil rights. It is a quest I don’t take lightly because it affects me and my liberties as a citizen but it results in heated arguments and pointless […]
With prices ranging from $1 to $4 based on the type of book or media selected you cannot go wrong visiting the Exhibition Hall at the Seattle Center to secure rare finds. They have graphic novels, movies in DVD, audiobooks, old and rare collections, and even never used or lightly used books! Thanks to social […]
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