If You Can’t Do Them All…Do One Well

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Remember that ambitious girl three weeks ago that thought she could make a cohesive research paper formed on these four ideas? [Read more…]

More on Stress & Depression: Next Steps for the Mentoring Study

Hi everyone!!

It’s hard to believe that the summer is coming to a close. For those of you who have been reading since the very beginning, thank you!! In this last blog post I want to return to the findings I covered two posts ago (Stress and Depression Matter: Analysis of Preliminary Results).

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Israeli Social Travel and Software Development: Update 3

Today marks the final day of my second-to-last week working at GoWith. In the two weeks since my last update, it feels like a lot has happened, but not a lot of progress has been made. Development has hit a ton of snags in all aspects of the project. Integrating all of our app’s different features that were developed independently without a ton of communication between teams. Because no one on our team had ever developed an iOS app before, each one of us was independently learning throughout the development process. As such, we made a lot of mistakes early on that made it very difficult to stitch together the different features we’d been developing. As an example, there was no centralized Xcode project for the app– each of us (working on our own respective features in teams of 2) had our own project for our own feature. In addition, version control was only used by some of the teams, and those that did used their own private repositories instead of a central codebase to branch from. It’s been a learning experience for everyone, but I do very much wish that I could’ve had a bit more advice or guidance.

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