Yes You Should Have Business Cards

Copying this verbatim from dear friend Sumana’s blog, because it bares repeating…. Yes You Should Have Business Cards: Left-justify your name and web address and email address — no title necessary — in a legible font. Get the perforated cardstock and do it on a home printer, or get a local copy shop to make themContinue reading “Yes You Should Have Business Cards”

What I Talked About at Write/Speak/Code 2013

Here are some links to things I discussed in my talk at the Write/Speak/Code conference this morning. The Atlantic pictorial on bathroom lines at tech conferences XKCD comic Impostor Syndrome The Cathedral and The Bazaar by Eric Raymond Open Source is Eating The World Ada Initiative Conference Anti-Harassment Policy GNOME Foundation Outreach Program for Women Jessamyn’sContinue reading “What I Talked About at Write/Speak/Code 2013”

How To Get Involved In Free and Open Source Software and Stuff Today! Yes, TODAY!

Image credits: Roy Lathwell Download a Linux Distro today and join the corresponding forum (Downloads: Ubuntu Debian Fedora ) (Forums: Ubuntu Debian Fedora)   Go to Wikipedia, click on your chosen language group, go to the top right corner and click on “create an account”, read the tutorial on how to edit, and then navigate toContinue reading “How To Get Involved In Free and Open Source Software and Stuff Today! Yes, TODAY!”

Status of Women in (FLOSS) Technology in Africa

Just came across this great conversation between Dorothy Gordon, Director-General, AITI-KACE (Advances Information Technology Institute) Kofi Annan Centre of Excellent in ICT and Council Member of the Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) and Seun Ojedeji, Council member and CTO of FOSSFA and Federal University Oye-Ekiti (Ghana). It’s long but humorous andContinue reading “Status of Women in (FLOSS) Technology in Africa”

Resources for Girls Who Want to Code

I’m on the Park Slope Parents Tech list, which is a listserve for Brooklyn parents who work in tech. Recently a mom sent this question to the list: I am not in the techfield and hope you don’t mind the intrusion of this message … My daughter is studying Video Game Design in college and havingContinue reading “Resources for Girls Who Want to Code”

Sha Clack Clack: Revolutionary Temporality In the Work of Saul Stacey Williams

A Nigga In The Storm ” A Klee painting named “Angelus Novus shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away from something he is fixedly contemplating. His eyes are staring, his mouth is open, his wings are spread. This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face turned towardsContinue reading “Sha Clack Clack: Revolutionary Temporality In the Work of Saul Stacey Williams”