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You probably know me as Kewbish. I'm a student and software developer, especially passionate about the web, personal knowledge management, and human-computer interaction. I focus on Web-based technologies, extending them to accelerate development and integrating them to serve unique needs. My goal is to make software more customizable, effective for collaboration, and seamless.
May - Aug. 2022
Intern on Replit’s Workspace team. I worked alongside another intern to own an end-to-end migration of the GitHub import flow to Nix. Our work sped the flow up 2x and made Replit’s import tool twice as fast than even Microsoft’s GitHub Codespaces product. I also worked on a visual configuration editor for .replit files.
🔬 Summer Research School
Jul. - Aug. 2021
Attended the prestigious Summer Research School in Bulgaria. There, a group of forty Bulgarian and international students pursue a research topic of their choice for three weeks, ultimately developing a formal paper and defending their findings with a presentation. Under the guidance of Ms. Pressiana Marinova, I worked on an inquiry project on probablistic primality testing and the analysis of a probablistic AKS variant. Read the paper or view source code.
🏆 Google Code-in
In 2019, I was a Google Code-in winner, under Liquid Galaxy. For two months, I completed many open source tasks, and eventually won the competition. I’m one of Canada’s ten winners to date and the youngest Canadian winner. As well: I was the youngest winner in 2019. Pretty cool.
🌎 Liquid Galaxy
Since Feb. 2020
Intern at Liquid Galaxy, a Google-backed open source organization focused on interactive, immersive geographical displays. There, I develop documentation, webinar screencasts, and various other media, such as blog posts and installation tutorials. During summer 2020, I acted as a trainee mentor in several GSoC projects, as well as testing them.
💸 Grant For The Web Hackathon Winner
May - Jun. 2020
Won the Grant For The Web Hackathon under the category Creative Catalysts, hosted by Dev.to, Mozilla, Coil, and Creative Commons. Created a revenue-sharing library from vanilla JS.
Sep. 2020 - May 2021
Team member at vhHacks, the Vancouver High School Hackathon Association. I’m currently working on several Learn Day workshops and developing fun tooling for our 2021 hackathon.
🍁 Canada Learning Code
Oct. 2019 - Jun. 2021
Teen Ambassador at Canada Learning Code, a national organization reaching out to bring tech to women, girls, LGBTQ+ members, and focusing on making tech inclusive to all. There, I participate in team-building leadership activities, and learned effective mentorship skills.
📚 Vancouver Public Library
Sep. 2018 - Jun. 2021
Teen Advisory Member at the Vancouver Public Library, the local library serving Vancouver community members. There, I work to organize youth events, purchase youth books, provide feedback on programs, and attend biweekly youth meetings.
The University of British Columbia is one of the world's leading science universities. There, I'm a second-year planning to pursue an Honours Degree in Computer Science from the Faculty of Science, with perhaps the Software Engineering designation.