about nerdy.nel

nerdy.nel, a bilingual native of The Bronx, is a computer engineer, professional tutor, and advocate for safer streets and better transportation in The Bronx. This website, nerdynel.me, is what I’d like to call my “concourse of research.”

[…bilingual?]

Inglés e español – soy parte dominicano y parte puertorriqueño. ¡Además, inglés es mi segunda idioma!

[…computer engineer?]

My day job – mostly on the business side of the fence. Engineering is my life; I have both a Master of Engineering degree and a Bachelor of Technology degree in the field, and an active membership in the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (a.k.a. the IEEE).

[…professional tutor?]

Yes – I tutor mathematics and statistics (learn more here); I have over 13 years of tutoring experience. In addition, I’m actively working on independent certification through my membership in the National Tutoring Association.

[…advocate?]

Yes! The Bronx is in desperate need of bus, subway, bike, and infrastructural improvements – which is why I recently rejoined Transportation Alternatives and take part in their Complete the Concourse campaign. In addition to these improvements, my goal is to agitate for #deckthehighways and see this movement come to fruition.

[…a concourse of research?]

Yes indeed:

con·course \ˈkän-ˌkrs, ˈkäŋ-\

1:  an act or process of coming together and merging

So what “comes together” here? I’m glad you asked:

  • the tutoring. Learn about the nerdy.nel Tutoring Service, my brand of professional tutoring in mathematics, statistics, and more!
  • the blog. My personal blog.
    • the lessons. Blog posts chronicling my tutoring escapades. Coming July 1st!
    • the concourse. Blog posts about The Bronx’s historic Grand Concourse and the subways and buses that serve it.
    • the hub. My layman’s research on topics I find interesting.
    • the nook. Site updates, nerdy.nel Tutoring Service updates, and other miscellany.
  • the grand concourse. An abbreviated history of the Grand Concourse and its transportation, featuring photos* and the latest subway and bus ridership statistics.

(*I removed the old photo galleries after deleting my Flickr account; I will upload all new photos over the course of the year!)

[…and the sidebar?]

You’ll find it within the slide-in menu on the upper right corner. It includes:

  • A link to my Twitter page.
  • Links to the site sections described above.
  • the latest. Links to the three most recent blog posts.
  • follow nerdy.nel. A link to follow my blog.
  • the count. A tally of the site’s readership.
  • the legalese. Copyright and disclaimer.
  • My blogroll (top to bottom):
    • the transfer station. Sites, and people, that I find interesting.
    • the boogie down. See the beauty of The Bronx through these sites.
    • the science. Links to select science and engineering sites.

[Last updated: 2017.04.21]

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