Monthly Archives: June 2012

First Impression of Shanghai

Greetings from Shanghai! After a 12 plus hour journey from Hawaii and a pit stop in Korea, I can officially say I have arrived!  It is surreal to think I will be spending the next two months here in the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Center for the Book

The last two weeks of research have been fairly relaxed: no press visits or library excursions for a while. But yesterday I had the opportunity to take an introductory letterpress printing class at the San Francisco Center for the Book, … Continue reading

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Computer Science Internship: Part 1

I thought that I would take a minute to post about my summer plans since I begin my summer job tomorrow at the Oregon Health Sciences University. I will be working in the same lab in which I spent the … Continue reading

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Cranking out the videos

I’ve already posted a thousand times in the last day, but I have to share the latest video I made for the American Friends of UNRWA.  Everybody needs an inspirational video to get them going on Tuesdays.

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My first big project with AFU

I finished my first big project for the American Friends of UNRWA last week.  We hosted a 5K run/walk as a fundraiser for summer children’s programs in Gaza on June 9th, and I was assigned to be the photographer for … Continue reading

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Quick thoughts about DC

In a lot of ways, Washington DC is just like Washington state. Here are just a few examples: 1. There is a Takoma here in DC.  My aunt and uncle live there, as well as Patrick and Emily Schneider’s aunt … Continue reading

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Washington to Washington – the start of a summer in DC

Welcome to my blog everybody!  My summer adventure has been underway for a few weeks now, so I have a lot to get caught up on. (The official theme song for this post can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYutrvZZ7IY ) A … Continue reading

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Books with Legs

Another week of research done, this one incorporating visits to three presses and one library. The presses: Iota Press, in Sebastopol; Peter Koch, Printers, in Berkeley; and Flying Fish Press, also in Berkeley. The library: The Bancroft Library at UC … Continue reading

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Greetings from Arizona!

Hello again!  I’m sorry for the long delay of this post; I’ve been in Arizona for two and half weeks now and haven’t updated!  This is because a) I’ve been keeping extremely busy, almost entirely outdoors, and b) the internet … Continue reading

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Eschewing e-books

My mom likes to tell me that I’m a minimalist, except when it comes to one thing: books. So fittingly, my 2012 summer research project is about the physical book, specifically the intersection between digital publishing (read: e-books) and fine press … Continue reading

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