Joseph Sankar's Blog

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I like to write computer programs, especially games. I also like to play video games. I also enjoy playing tennis in what little spare time I have.

Plans for Spring 2014

October 30, 2013

I am both excited about the upcoming Spring 2014 semester. I am excited because I will be beginning taking classes for my Cognitive Science minor as well as continuing learning Hindi-Urdu. Hindi-Urdu has been extremely fun, although challenging, so far. If I choose to travel India to find my ancestral ...

Computing in Third World Countries

November 6, 2012

Reading about how Ethiopian children have learned on their own how to operate and even hack into OLPC-issued tablets surprised me. The fact that children who had never before been exposed to these laptops were able to power them on, use them, and change settings that were not meant to ...

Classes for Spring 2013

October 23, 2012

Perhaps the class that I am most excited about taking is PE 249, which is Tennis I. In addition to it simply being a PE class, I also enjoy playing tennis as a hobby and would like to improve my skills while having fun. I am also excited about my ...

My Keys for Success

September 28, 2012

We all have a desire to be successful, and we accomplish success in different ways. My keys for success have helped me out in difficult situations and are invaluable tools at my disposal. My biggest key to success is being confident. If you don't believe you aren't going ...

New Year's Blog

September 12, 2012

This is my first year in STARS, and I am enjoying it so far. I am doing CSC 116 tutoring and USCRI for STARS, as well as a hobby project of mine. My high level goals would be, of course, to make good grades this semester and generally do well ...