Trendy, abstract, modernist marketing is great, and you can still use some of that, but be careful what you write: you may need to be boring to be found!
I think it’s easier to switch languages than to switch disciplines. We need job titles that better describe our disciplines.
I don’t know if this is interesting, but maybe it gives some insight into the breadth of my work in a given week.
Some things on the internet are inexplicably hard. e.g. Bloom + MailChimp + Groups + GDPR fields 🤷♂️
I’d rather be right than fast.
I think that the distinction between developers and designers is actually an important one that we should keep, not throw away.
[Old post] Written around the time I left my old job, his is a vagely amusing email exchange with a cyclist colleague of mine that’s worth saving.
I think the key difference between open-source and proprietary (closed-source) software isn’t openness, documentation, flexibility, or cost. It’s that people who write OpenSource software give a damn. They care.
There’s a great discussion going on on Emma Mulqueeny’s blog that’s people giving advice to a young person who’s thinking about going to Uni to study computer science, or something similar. Here’s my take on the matter (slightly edited).
Oikos is having a boom. I’m doing exactly what I want to be doing in exactly the sector I want to be doing it in. I’m loving it!