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I’ve been a New York-based reporter since I graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2004. I later worked in Asia, but only for a few months at a time. New York City not only offered close proximity to my family in Connecticut, it also had Central Park, awesome events and cheap yet tasty Korean food, […]

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Ever wondered why your smartphone is a specific size/shape/color? Or thought about who designed your phone or came up with its name? We spend so much time with our smartphones that it’s natural to speculate how these devices came to be. And many of the stories behind these gadgets are truly fascinating. However, the super-competitive […]

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For the past five months, I’ve spent at least two days a week learning how to code. My curriculum consisted primarily of front-end Web technologies with a little back-end coding. I also took classes that I knew would be helpful for online content/strategy/management work, e.g., Photoshop and WordPress.org. Here’s what I studied, specifically: HTML, including HTML5 CSS, […]

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Hi, all. Today was my last day at Forbes. While I figure out my next moves, I’ll be writing here and, yes, redesigning this blog. I hope you’ll join me.

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