Some mundane thoughts from my India trip

I have nothing amazing going on in my life. Just the mundane stuff that makes up a day, a night. Posting pretty and not-always-pretty pictures of my stay in India is fun and I like the likes on social media. But we know this by now that what is pretty to me is not soContinue reading “Some mundane thoughts from my India trip”

A Micro History in Hyderabad

Hema Malini Waghray or Malini is the principal investigator for the archival research project on the Brahma Kshatriya Community (BKC) of Hyderabad. It is one of the thriving communities, with a syncretic identity, thriving for centuries in the diverse religious and ethnic landscape of Charminar, the Old City and new Hyderabad and is a progressiveContinue reading “A Micro History in Hyderabad”

Choosing Wellness

The business stakeholders at Choosing Wellness gave a proposal to set up the site from scratch and I started with detailed immersive research into health and wellbeing. The initial site set up was with the program managers and engineers at WordPress, followed by my work to bring in writers. This involved 1:1 meetings, to talkContinue reading “Choosing Wellness”

Research on employment in Princeton area

This research was for a job-search-app conducted by Code for Princeton, a brigade for Code for America. There was a blackbox that needed to be unearthed before the job search app began. It came out of the user need to fill the gap for the low-wage work force in Princeton. Combining disparate elements of theContinue reading “Research on employment in Princeton area”

Landing page- bike view

The location for this prototype was the bike view front page showcasing how the first page. This signifies the most critical aspects of what the users would like to look at based on their feedback after usability testing was done. The application is able to use real time data from the NJ DOT dashboard andContinue reading “Landing page- bike view”

Full stack developer projects

Hema’s skill profile also includes  HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Materialize, FireBase, GitHub, Terminal/Bash, Heroku. She is currently working with a healthcare startup preparing website launch on AWS, front end work, API pulls for a user base concerned with healthy living. A sample of her projects is listed below with links to GitHub for code andContinue reading “Full stack developer projects”

Mary jacobs library: a note

The Mary Jacobs Library Foundation works to find financial and community support for the Mary Jacobs Library, situated in Montgomery Township, New Jersey. “The Foundation’s mission is to provide a library building for the community. We strive to maintain an innovative, safe and welcoming environment that inspires learning, advancing technology and cultural engagement in the community.”Continue reading “Mary jacobs library: a note”

I am a dot connector, someone who loves to dig deep into pain points, find errant layers of details and connect them. I love working with people, understanding their contexts and listening to their stories (demographics and the sociologically significant data). Giving this sociological perspective to the stories has been the process I followed.  InContinue reading “–”