[3D4N] Visiting the Origin of Renaissance: Florence

After Paris and Rome, the next biggest cultural hot spot of the EU is definitely… Florence. This city that saw the ultimate Italian trio’s (Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael) beginnings and how they inspired the whole Europe with their innovation and strike for perfection is obviously a must see. With the influence of the Medici family, Florence was the cultural center of the world during one of the most exciting period of humanity: Renaissance. They all say that as soon as you arrive in Florence, you will fall in love with it. Continue reading “[3D4N] Visiting the Origin of Renaissance: Florence”

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[4D5N] Rome the Origin of the Classicism Movement

If you want to see some of the most famous art pieces in the world, if you want to see THE most impressive marble statue collection, then you have to visit Rome! We planned four days in this glorious city and it didn’t feel like enough. Here is our itinerary in list format. Continue reading “[4D5N] Rome the Origin of the Classicism Movement”

[Blog Reads] Today I Learned #1

The old monthly [Blog Reads] is going to be replaced by TIL! Basically, these posts will have a list of interesting stories, blog posts and research that I found and want to talk about. Hence, I will not be limiting myself to one post per month. Furthermore, I will try to balance these TIL lists to be longer and more informative. Enjoy! Continue reading “[Blog Reads] Today I Learned #1”

[6D5N] Paris, the Capital of Europe (and France)

If you have plans for an intellectual, beautiful and inspiring experience, you must consider visiting Paris. As my family and I wanted a fun destination that fitted our love of cultural attractions, we decided to hit some of the most famous cities in Europe. Here comes a five part series of our trip to France and Italy. Enjoy! Continue reading “[6D5N] Paris, the Capital of Europe (and France)”

Creating Your Personal Website Using Jekyll and Github

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Although creating your personal website is not painfully hard as nearly everyone now has one, it is also not the easiest feat to do. For me, it was a bit of searching around and a lot of code tweaking. Here are the 5 Steps I followed. Hopeful this tutorial can become useful to someone. Continue reading “Creating Your Personal Website Using Jekyll and Github”

[Book Recommendations] July 2017

This month, I took the time to read 3 books. As they were all books I wanted to read for a long time now and waited patiently for them to be available at the library, each of these books ended up being meaningful and an enjoyable experience. Continue reading “[Book Recommendations] July 2017”

Using VRML to do Computer Graphics

As part of my semester abroad in Singapore at NTU, I took the Computer Graphics class or CZ2003. The last two projects, as part of assignments, gave the student a bit more freedom and the opportunity to create 1) a 3D form and 2) an animated 3D form. Continue reading “Using VRML to do Computer Graphics”

Creating a Facebook Messenger Chatbot using Wit.AI and Node.js

In June, I participated in the McGill Innovation Lab’s AI for Social Good Hackathon in Montreal. With my team, we came together to create a Chatbot that can interact with the user, understand an inquiry (about a common language word) and send back a link to the Handspeak website. On that web page, the user will be able to watch a video that illustrates the word in ASL (American Sign Language). In this post, I will go over our thinking process and how we were able to make the application. Continue reading “Creating a Facebook Messenger Chatbot using Wit.AI and Node.js”