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  • Hawk Hill

    Hawk Hill is a small hill found immediately north of the Golden Gate Bridge. At its peak, it’s 281m above sea level. I’m not much of a bird watcher but according to Wikipedia, the hill is a great lookout point for the “largest known flight of diurnal raptors (bird of...

  • CS488 Project: Extended Ray Tracer

    I’m currently taking the course, CS488: Introduction to Computer Graphics, at the University of Waterloo. The course’s final project is open-ended and you’re expected to create a set of objectives, within reasonable constraints, and implement them into one cohesive graphics program. This post provides a brief overview of the ray...

  • San Francisco Fleet Week 2016

    Fleet Week is an annual United States Navy, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard tradition. For one week of the year, active military ships, usually deployed overseas, return home and dock in various major cities. It serves as both a vacation for the sailors and a celebration of the three branches...

  • Mount Diablo

    Mount Diablo is situated deep in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area (or East Bay), North of Pleasanton and East of Walnut Creek. The mountain is part of the Diablo Range, a mountain range that stretches from East Bay all the way down to the Salinas Valley. Much of the...

  • Bike touring around Livermore

    This was the last long distance bike trip that I went on during my internship in San Francisco earlier this year. Up till then, my bike trips have mostly involved biking directly from my Financial District apartment and this meant that I wasn’t able to venture too far from the...

  • Thoughts on writing a resume

    Yesterday I attended a resume critique session for lower year Software Engineers. I was able to critique four or five resumes and noticed a few common mistakes people tended to make. I wish I could’ve gone through more but my time is limited and I hope that through writing this...

  • On growing up with anxiety...

    To be honest I’m not completely comfortable with writing this post. I guess it’s probably because I’m sharing something about myself that I’m not entirely proud of… sort of like a secret, personal weakness that I’m exposing to the reader. I’ve long been able to cope and even overcome, if...

  • Notes on the Mercator projection

    A while back I was investigating on how I would build a Twitter mapping application similar to the One Million Tweet Map project. One of the first topics I looked into was how I would plot and display each tweet on a map. I was hesitant on using the Google...