Binge writing

My new job means that I’ve gone from just spending all day blogging, social media-ing, and replying to emails/messages, to actually having a more rounded marketing role again, circa my job four years ago. Read more →

Why I hate the ‘get more women in tech’ thing

Not long ago I saw an advert for an event the National Videogame Arcade was hosting.

I love that place. It’s practically a second home to me, and I have a lot of great memories of events there. It’s a place my local friends love to go to, and my friends from other cities love to visit. So imagine my surprise when I realised that 90% of my gaming friends couldn’t come to this event with me, because they don’t have vaginas.

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Mental adjustments, work edition

After largely working in the same niche for five years,1 adjusting to new stuff has been interesting.

In fact, I didn’t really think it was going to be that different. After all, developers are developers, right? B2B (business to business) is B2B, right? The web industry is the web industry, right?

Wrong.

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  1. Freelance clients excepted

How to host a barbecue like Jenni and Joe

1. Realise that a couple of your friends are coming to visit for the weekend. Google the weather. Decide to host BBQ.
2. Get distracted with a tangential discussion about whether isitrainingnow.com is a useful addition to humanity or not.

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