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  • Vegan-ish in Bali

    With a quick glance at the recipes in my post about cooking in Bali, one might think my culinary adventures in Bali were predominately chicken-based. However, outside of the wedding and cooking class...

  • Balinese Kitchen

    When it comes to traveling, experiencing a new culture through its food is a given. During my search for things to do (i.e. eat) in Bali, I latched on to the description for a traditional cuisine...

  • Goatlandia

    I believe humans’ age-old association with farm animals provide important intangible benefits to humanity. We are better for living alongside them. Those of us who have the pleasure of being around...

  • Cooking with Cocco

    It’s not every day I take cooking classes on a whim, and definitely not when the cost is more than what I would ever pay for a dinner, but cooking with Cocco at Izakaya Rintaro felt very special and I...

  • Notes from Chrome Dev Summit Day 2

    Notes from Day 2 of Google’s Chrome Dev Summit in November of 2016. My goal is to annotate points with interesting links to topics I would like to explore later on. Each primary heading is dedicated...

  • Notes from Chrome Dev Summit Day 1

    Notes from a jam-packed first day of Google’s Chrome Dev Summit in November of 2016. I’ll be adding more links to the points I noted. Each primary heading is dedicated to one of the talks on the...

  • Progressive Web Apps Roadshow

    Notes from Google’s Progressive Web App Roadshow in November of 2016. The full day workshop was split between lectures and afternoon code lab. Code Lab Links and Additional Resources: Workshop Agenda...

  • More Than Just This with IFTTT.

    Life in Santiago involves me being stingy with my mobile data and wandering around the city is great with some tunes that I can have offline with my Spotify Premium subscription. When it comes to...

  • ¿Dónde Está la Leche?

    I love dairy. Ice cream, ALL the cheese, eggs, Greek yogurt – all of it. Living in Chile has made me realize how accustomed I’ve gotten to having access to pasteurized milk, and a variety of options...

  • Desarrollando en Chile

    My latest ThoughtWorks adventure has taken me to Santiago, Chile. ¡Yay! ¡Soy desarrolladora! 💃 I’ve always wanted to be working in my native tongue and I’m having an interesting time finding my way...

  • Automated SnapCI Deploys with Github Pages

    I’m currently contributing to Fun Retrospectives on the “Front-End Ops” front. One thing that was bugging me before was that we were committing our dist/ directory or build artifacts on both the...

  • Finding Comfort When Traveling Alone

    A recent post on about solo travel Blue Bottle’s blog shares some similarities in what I feel when traveling alone. The post helped me realize that when it comes down to it, I have a good sense of my...

  • Melbourne Eggsposure

    I’d like to preface this with a thanks to the series of circumstances that have given me the opportunity to make friends around the world. It’s a comfort to be welcomed with open arms when I decide to...

  • Top Shelf Spice Night

    The San Francisco ThoughtWorks office has a lot of foodies and food fans that like to get together for “ThoughtForker” gatherings. We took a break from our screens this week to learn about the basics...

  • Street Photography in the Mission

    Street photography has always been an activity that I approach with hesitation. I live in a city where the minutiae to some delights me. Basically, there is a lot of people watching one can do. I call...

  • Don Sergio is looking out for me

    Don Sergio is a Porteño from Valparaiso that makes a little money from his home’s door by selling alfajores and empanadas artesanales. My first experience with Don Sergio was during a graffiti tour...

  • The Look of Confusion

    That look of confusion on your face is what tells me I’ve failed. I got a lot of confused looks this week from several of my grads and I am crushed. 😭 It’s a revealing experience to feel how an...

  • Hello from Pune

    Hola! I’m at ThoughtWorks University in Pune, India as a trainer preparing for our graduates’ sessions beginning tomorrow. I am writing this to have an artifact to go back to and reflect on how I...

  • Multi-dimensional Racial Issues

    Last night, I experienced a sensational solo-performance for the first time at The Marsh theater in the Mission. I had walked by the entrance the week before and was intrigued by a poster for Black...

  • Feelin' like a local

    Sunday, July 12th, marked the two years I’ve lived in San Francisco since I completed ThoughtWorks University and flew directly here from Bangalore, India. Every day spent in this beautiful city has...

  • Gotta be flexible

    It’s been a month since I sat in the ThoughtWorks San Francisco office in middle of the Financial District of San Francisco knowing little that, the following week I would be in Thinking Cup, a coffee...

  • Amused by Jest Unit Testing

    About a month ago, Pete (@ph1) and I had a conversation about Javascript testing frameworks and we agreed that there’s not one right answer. You don’t have to commit yourself to a magical tool for...

  • Cafe Fronts: my pet photo project

    I write this post as I’m sitting in front of one of my favorite cafes in San Francisco: Front. One of my methods of exploring London was to pick a cafe that had a reputation for good espresso or pour...

  • Digesting Strange Loop

    Wow. Wow. It’s been a week since Strange Loop and I’m still in awe of the great speakers and talks from this year’s conference. ¶ Party! Party On top of all the great talks, I also had the opportunity...

  • Powered by Java!..script.

    Java -- The Future The Manning Powered by Javascript workshop was a mini conference of the current state of Javascript. By the end of the day, it was clear: Javascript can live everywhere today. Dan...

  • Strange Loop 2014

    I’m attending the my first Strange Loop conference this year in St. Louis, MO. The opportunity is kind of a big deal and I owe it all to the conference organizers and sponsors for allowing me to...