Media

Nerding Out with News Nerds

A few months ago I went to an awesome event called SNDMakes, hosted by the Society for News Design in Boston. It was so awesome it made being in Boston for Jets-Pats on a Thursday night worth the pain and suffering. Well, almost. SNDMakes is truly unique – it’s part Read more…

By dheerja, ago
Technology

Gadget Geek Fatigue

I was a little girl who loved sports and gadgets. Thanks to a computer scientist dad and a feminist mother, my sister and I went to basketball camp instead of Girl Scouts, and played with Lego Mindstorms instead of Barbies. Our grandfather, also an engineer, contributed to our tomboyish upbringing Read more…

By dheerja, ago
Technology

The Power of Nostalgia

I was in the middle of a much-needed emotional break from yesterday’s Denver-Dallas shootout (my fantasy matchup had five Broncos players between the two of us), when this Samsung Galaxy Gear commercial froze me mid-laundry folding. As it cycled through my childhood via sound bites from the Power Rangers, Inspector Read more…

By dheerja, ago