Technovation Semifinalists Announced!!

Technovation Semifinalists Announced!!

I know that I’ve been doing a horrible job of keeping up my new year’s resolution of blogging regularly, but the past few months have been some of the most hectic (and fun) months of my time at CJM so far. I was part of CJM’s annual play where I played the role of the lead character’s grumpy old aunt. I was also involved in several other extracurricular activities that kept me super busy. However, what kept me busy the…

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SpaceX & Suparco – a Depressing Comparison

SpaceX & Suparco – a Depressing Comparison

Today was one of those days when I couldn’t wait to get home from school. The difference in time zones between Pakistan and the United States meant that I was unable to watch Falcon Heavy’s launch yesterday. Apparently, a rocket launching into space isn’t enough to get you permission to stay up late on a school night. Anyways, I logged onto YouTube as soon as I got home and watched the live video of Falcon Heavy’s launch. I was at…

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Developing a Mobile Application: Ideation and Sketching

Developing a Mobile Application: Ideation and Sketching

Recently, I started working on my first mobile application. The idea for this app came to me when my coordinator jokingly said, “Now that you’ve completed your certification, make something for the school that makes our lives easier.” When I got home that day, I asked myself, what is it that I could create that would help my school. After brainstorming for a few days, I decided to develop a mobile app that would allow the school administration to send…

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Adios, 2017

Adios, 2017

2018 has been off to a very hectic start. Anyone familiar with Pakistani weddings can attest to the fact that our weddings, which can last anywhere from 3 to 10 days, are nothing short of a marathon. My school reopened a day after my cousin’s wedding ended, and I found myself caught between fatigue, juggling school work, and the annual struggle of identifying and planning my personal milestones for the coming year. While I did this, I couldn’t help but…

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