How To Be Inclusive: The LadyCoders Guest Post

How To Be Inclusive: The LadyCoders Guest Post

Communities are better when they encourage learning, when they uplift everyone rather than judging and tearing down. That was my takeaway in the guest post the LadyCoders asked me to write for their blog. Take a look: http://ladycoders.com/2013/01/28/how-to-be-inclusive/   Photo…

The LadyCoders Controversy

The LadyCoders Controversy

LadyCoders is a project that wants to help women learn the interviewing skills needed to get hired into tech jobs. Changing the ratio of men to women in the tech community is something I’m very passionate about, particularly since the…

Don't Stop Believin': Karaoke and the Entrepreneur

Don’t Stop Believin': Karaoke and the Entrepreneur

[Note: This was originally posted on Seattle 2.0. Since that site's move to GeekWire it has gone missing, so I decided to repost it here.] [Update: It's back on GeekWire!] It’s a quarter past 11. The bar is full. You…

What happened?

What happened?

I guess it has been summer in Seattle, I had a new job, and in my spare time I’ve been more focused on writing code than blog entries. But has it really been nearly two months since I’ve written anything…

Becoming "quietly brilliant"

Becoming “quietly brilliant”

I’ve been rather lax in creating content here. I was down in New Orleans during Google I/O, and other than that I’ve been heads-down coding a new project of mine. There’s been plenty to write about, and hopefully I’ll be…