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Jambo! – Kenya Days 0-2

Jambo my friend! This is what Kenyans say as a greeting, especially if they are trying to sell you something at the market for tourists. 😛 This probably sounds stereotypical, and it totally is, but it’s been one of my few interactions with Kenyans so far. I will say that they are excellent salespeople. Here we are in Nairobi. It was a long trip to get here. We are here to install some prototypes as the final step in the Harvey Mudd College Global Clinic project. For background, we’ve been working with a non-profit called RainCatcher which raises funds and…

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Days 41-45 – In Which I Actually Do Work

This week was the first week in which I actually had a lot of stuff due. The environment here is sooooo different from what I am used to at Mudd. First of all, I actually have time to study as much as I want to. I can put in a good effort on assignments and still have time to revise. I also have had actually no work due until this week (see chart below) I did have three assignments due this week for the first time this semester! I finished my Human-Computer Interaction Assignment which was a critique of two…

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Day 26 – Taronga Zoo

On Sunday Emily and I got up early and caught the ferry over to Taronga Zoo. We got an early start since both of us wanted to get back to campus by the afternoon. Finally we have some real schoolwork to do! This no-homework thing is really starting to be weird. But first a digression… Warning graphic content ahead (not too graphic, just kind of gross): On Thursday I ate something really hot and scalded the roof of my mouth. I didn’t think much of it since I’ve burnt my mouth before and had no significant issues. This time though I think…

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