• Designing Social Robots

    Last week, I briefly introduced the idea of human-robot interaction and its motivations. I mentioned a few different examples — i.e. Sophia, the iDog, Sonny — of what robot designers termed socially interactive robots. This week, let’s discuss more about the challenges in designing social robots. By definition, social...

    January 31, 2018 - 3 minute read -
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  • Human Robot Interaction

    This semester, I’m taking a course on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) with Dr. Andrew Williams. HRI is a relatively young multidisciplinary field that draws from various aspects of cognitive science, robotics, psychology, and more. The ultimate goal, regardless, is to understand how robots can interact with...

    January 23, 2018 - 2 minute read -
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  • React ND - Redux, Pt. 4

    Day #8 Worked from 1:30pm - 2:30pm Made it through Lesson 5 Lesson 5: Redux Middleware When I was learning React-Redux, one concept that I could never wrap my head around was the concept of a middleware. What is a middleware? Middleware is code that...

    November 27, 2017 - 3 minute read -
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  • React ND - Redux, Pt. 3

    Day #7 Worked from 11pm - 1am Made it through Lesson 4 Lesson 3: React & Redux The creators of Redux wrote a really helpful package react-redux that provides us with a better abstraction for Redux. With the connect() method from react-redux, we won’t have...

    November 23, 2017 - 5 minute read -
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  • React ND - Redux, Pt. 2

    Day #6 Worked from 10:15am - 1:10pm Made it through Lesson 2 Lesson 2: Redux At Its Core The concept of Redux, as we learned last time, was pretty simple to understand. However, learning how to implement Redux may be a little bit trickier. There...

    November 21, 2017 - 4 minute read -
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  • React ND - Redux, Pt. 1

    Day #5? Worked from 8:30pm - 9:50pm Made it through Lesson 1 It’s been awhile, fam. Since school started, I haven’t had very much time to work on these lessons. Though, it’s Thanksgiving break this week and I plan on grinding. Hopefully, I can finish...

    November 20, 2017 - 3 minute read -
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  • React ND - MyReads - Book Tracking App

    Day #4 Worked from 1:15am - 4am Completed Project #1 MyReads - Book Tracking App Quick recap before I get to the project: I finished up lesson 5 on React Router yesterday night. I learned about single-page applications (I always hear this term get thrown...

    August 12, 2017 - 3 minute read -
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  • React ND - Day #3

    Day #3 Worked from 3:43am - 4am Made it through Lesson 4 Lesson 4: Rendering UI with External Data Nothing special in this lesson. It took about 40 minutes to complete. It introduced React’s Lifecycle Events. Lifecycle Events These are special methods each React component...

    August 5, 2017 - 1 minute read -
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