Ashley Nelson-Hornstein


Thanks Mom!

I started thinking about the history of my first PC recently while reading Fire in the Valley, a book on the history of the PC revolution.

On Christmas in 1995, I unwrapped a shiny new IBM Aptiva. Much to my delight, my mom had gifted

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Fixing AVPlayer Playback Transparency

I fixed a bug in a client's iOS app that I want to share, particularly because I couldn't find a write-up or solution during my research into the root cause of the problem.

The bug occurred during video playback. Each time the user tapped play,

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Hidden Figures

The movie Hidden Figures hits select theaters on Christmas Day. It tells the story of African-American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, who worked at NASA in the 1960s. Their work helped John Glenn become the first American astronaut to make a complete

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Strange Loop 2016

Today I'm flying to St. Louis for Strange Loop to deliver one of the keynote talks.

For my keynote, I've expanded my talk on the intersection of humanities and technology, doubling its length to include more examples. I've also refined my pitch to value the

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360iDev 2016

In two weeks, I'm giving the keynote talk at this year's 360iDev, held in Denver, Colorado.

For my keynote, I've expanded my talk on the intersection of humanities and technology, nearly doubling its length. This expansion accommodates more examples, and refines my pitch for valuing

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