21
Apr
2016
23:47 PM

Quality in the Consumer IoT

Emily Gorcenski

This is a companion post for my talk of the same title given on April 22, 2016 at IoT Fuse in Minneapolis, MN. Content warning: this post discusses some issues with illness and death, including mental illness; sexual assault; and contains an image of raw meat.


The Internet of Things represents a mas…

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31
Mar
2016
0:00 AM

It Needs to be Seen

Emily Gorcenski

This post is for Trans Day of Visibility.

Content Warning: This post contains graphic personal descriptions of sexual and physical assault. Professional colleagues, recruiters, family members, and those who might be uncomfortable with those topics are asked to find other resources for learning/suppo…

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15
Mar
2016
22:00 PM

Commodities, Culture, and Code

Emily Gorcenski

There is a general belief that social impact consideration, project/time management, documentation strategies, analysis of ethics, and so forth are non-technical skills. These so-called “soft” skills are not necessarily reviled, per se, but they are often viewed as second-class competencies in compa…

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29
Feb
2016
21:30 PM

A Remarkable Tiny Proof

Emily Gorcenski

There is a proof that I love, one that is very succinct and easy to understand to someone with only middle-school knowledge of mathematics. But it’s remarkable in that inside of it lies a deep-seated idea, one that I find very difficult to wrap my head around sometimes. Let’s have some fun and walk…

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