Dear Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie: Black Lives Matter to Us, Too

A came across this incredible crowdsourced letter helping Asian Americans explain to our immigrant families why we stand in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter. This letter was the result of the last 24 hours, translations in at least 13 languages, and contributions from more than 40 people. Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie, Grandfather, Grandmother:        We need to talk. You may not have grown up […]

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April 30 by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize winning author, wrote an insightful post on Facebook today regarding April 30th. I personally have no issue with recognizing April 30 as Black April, but I understand Viet’s point of view. April 30 Today is what many Vietnamese in the diaspora call “Black April.” For them it is the anniversary of […]

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2016 NFL Draft Data Set

Update: I’ve added the 2nd and 3rd rounds into the data set. I’ve been on a mission to learn SQL and decided to create a data set of the 2016 NFL draft. The following are some insights I found by through querying: The average first round draft pick is 6′ 3″ and 243 pounds. 7 players […]

April 29, 2016 sql

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NPR Tour

I’ve been listening to NPR since high school and it’s my go to source for fair and balanced news. I actually queue up and listen to 15 minutes of stories on my NPR app before I go to bed each night. I credit NPR for helping me be more knowledgeable about current events and better […]

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Asurion Team Lunch and Happy Hour

Alok chatting it up on our way to Cheng’s Asian House. Group picture outside of the restaurant. Denise, Nat, and Shanyn pose for a quick one. The crew taking one last photo together. Akiyo listening intently. Blessing and Jasmin. The group showing old school photos of themselves to each other.

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