A Week’s Worth: 10/27-11/2

A few things from last week: I attended a Tea and Meditation session at Cloyne last Saturday hosted by my friend Anika Rice and Berkeley Writer and mindfulness practicioner Chris Malcomb. We tasted three different kinds of teas: A silver needle white tea, a Taiwanese oolong, and a puerh tea. We integrated meditation between each … [Read more…]

A Healthy Inspiration

Here’s some food for thought: My best friend Tej’s and my motto; Be happy, healthy and study! (yea I know that last one kinda ruins the flow, sorry!) And on that note: a tall glass of water and an apple for me as a midnight snack! Note: I do not own these images so let … [Read more…]

The Transition to Windows 8

On october 26th Windows will release its tablet the Surface RT along with Windows 8. Three days later, the Windows 8 phones will be released. What’s truly remarkable about Windows 8 is the integration of all Microsoft devices (PCS, tablets, phones) under one OS; you can easily synchronize all your files to all of your … [Read more…]

A purse that charges your phone

Hey this is pretty cool: Everpurse, a purse that seamlessly charges your smartphone is one of the many projects funded on crowd funding site Kickstarter. Everpurse is a project started by couple Liz and Dan Salcedo and has received 215% of its $100,000 goal. Apparently Everpurse can charge your iPhone 4, iPhone 5 and top … [Read more…]

Big Data for Good

I’m sharing this infographic that my Econometrics professor presented in lecture one day that represents the extent of data being generated these days: for example, Google receives over 2,000,000 search queries every minute. The trend towards big data has been increasing in the last decade and we know it’s here to stay. In fact this … [Read more…]

The Levo League

Let me tell you a story about this company called The Levo League: The Levo League’s goal is to provide a career community for like-minded Gen Y women professionals. The company takes social media to the next level by creating a platform that includes lifestyle and career articles, “office hours” with successful women executives, and … [Read more…]

Debrief: Apple vs. Amazon

A couple of reasons why I chose to write on ReadWriteWeb’s article “The Difference Between Apple and Amazon in One Chart”: As an economics major, my ears automatically perk up when I hear the word “profit” so I knew I had to delve deeper into the subject. Also as a heavily invested consumer for both … [Read more…]