I realize now that it’s my responsibility to present my authentic self to others

MyMy name is Shruti; it’s pronounced [shru-thī], not [shroo-tee]. As a Sanskrit word, “Shruti” originates from the Vedas found in Hinduism meaning “lyrics” or “that which…

Investigating differences in privacy and security attitudes amongst iOS, Android, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa users in the United States.

By Desiree Abrokwa, Shruti Das, Omer Akgul, Michelle Mazurek

Mobile security and privacy concerns have rapidly risen to prominence within the human-centered computer security field as consumer technology continues to expand. The variance between existing technology platforms creates potential discrepancies in privacy and security attitudes with respect to their user…

Despite all my homework piling up, I wanted to reflect on my experiences after AnitaB.org’s Grace Hopper Celebration — so, here are 3 of my takeaways.

* To acknowledge and recognize women of all walks of life including cis and trans women, as well as non-binary, agender and intersex people.

1. Never underestimate the power of a supportive group of kickass women*.

Around this time last year, I was a freshman never more unsure about what I wanted to do. …

As someone who’s recently come to terms with the ups and downs of this lifestyle, I thought I’d share a few things I’ve learned along the way about what it means to embrace veganism wholeheartedly.

Now, I’d say most ethical vegans transition immediately into their plant-based diets following their “ethical…

Shruti Das

at the crossroads between tech x digital media x social impact @UofMaryland

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