July 11th, 2014
Miss Geeky Elsewhere:
- Interview at FutureBook Hack: I was a judge and mentor at FutureBook Hack and got interviewed about hackdays!
- Running the British 10K: This Sunday I’ll be running the British 10K! I’m kind of dreading it by now. I’m running better than I did last year, but I still haven’t managed to hit 10k yet (I did 5k last weekend… just). We’re raising money for Computer Aid, a great charity that refurbishes old computers for non-profits and schools.
- Why run an internal hackday: I wrote my first post on the FutureLearn blog about how and why we ran our first internal hackday.
- My slides from Ladies Who Code: A couple weeks back I gave a talk at Ladies Who Code about my win at #AgileHack. Here are the slides:
- Programming Sucks: read this.
- The Loneliness of the Female Coder: What’s it really like to be the lone woman in a software team? Two women chart their secret emotional lives in tech.
- How a password changed my life: The following events occurred between ☹ and ☺.
- Stich and Toothless: I still haven’t seen How To Train Your Dragon 2, but Stich and Toothless are adorable together:
- Why Your Startup’s Culture Is Secretly Awful: Interesting interview with Shanley Kane about startup culture.
- Artist’s Notebook – Ramsey Nasser: how would an Arabic programming language look like?
- Responsive Icons: This is such a cute idea.
- A Maintainable Style Guide: Good post explaining some of the issues with style guides