Vivian Tsai

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Vivian Tsai studies computer science by day and solves puzzles, sends snail mail, and struggles with writer's block by night. Read what she's been up to below.

Official Notes

Quick News

Machine Translation working on a word alignment model with my extremely brilliant (and sometimes funny?) friends, BP and BW (initial proposal here)

Women in Computer Science hosting Ada Lovelace's birthday party (aka, end-of-semester celebration for WiCS); also, quoted in this article on gender barriers in CS

Piano on hiatus from Chad Bowles's studio (The Peabody Conversatory); last heard working on Chopin's g min ballade

Journalism finalist for Wogrammer's Fall 2018 Journalism Fellowship

Creative Writing most recently published in Up the Staircase Quarterly

Book Collecting quoted in this article regarding the Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize

Reading List

Recently finished Birds of America (Lorrie Moore), Bridge of Clay (Markus Zusak), The Illicit Happiness of Other People (Manu Joseph), A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)

Up next The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories (Ken Liu), Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Yuval Noah Harari), The Last Equation of Isaac Severy (Nova Jacobs), Tenth of December: Stories (George Saunders)

2018 Timeline