My First Experience with Google’s Firebase


I am in my final semester of college and the seminar course I am taking requires small teams of students to create a web application based on a given set of business and software requirements. As a group of computer information systems majors the task seemed daunting to most, because most of us hadn’t built […]

My Life with Type 1 Diabetes

They are the questions that I get asked the most. “What is that thing on your arm?” “Is that a medic alert bracelet?” “How do you do that? I would DIE (more on this soon).” While I try to remain discreet, it is inevitable that someone will notice in a group of people that I […]

Learning for the Sake of It


I recently recalled a short story that I had read back in grade school. It was my freshman year of high school and we had been covering fables. These short stories were meant to impart wisdom, but the first time I read “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov, I missed the point. I highly encourage you to […]

Video Games: Winning Vs. Having Fun

Video Games

With the advent of online multiplayer gaming at the turn of the century came a surge of new young gamers willing to prove themselves on the virtual battleground. I was one of them. I remember when I was a kid and gaming was different. There was no Xbox live or Playstation network or Steam. There […]

Swallowing my pride: Why I Created my Website using WordPress

It’s blasphemy! Or at least, that’s what my young, prideful mind thought when I first encountered WordPress. WordPress, for those who may not know, is a content management system that was traditionally built around blogging, but is now used for blogs and websites alike. In fact, twenty-four percent of the web was created using this […]