May 2020 Lead Dev AMA

In case you missed it, here is everything I said in my Lead Dev AMA the other day I had a few questions that would be great to get your thoughts on. You mentioned that ‘Some hands support’ can work well at big and small organisations. Are there any specific use cases where you’ve seenContinue reading “May 2020 Lead Dev AMA”

Making Them Pay: Tales from the Immutable Stack

This is pretty much the entire text from the talk I delivered at Paymentsfn 2018 on May 24, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina. In his story The Mystery of Marie Rogêt, Edgar Allan Poe wrote “Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger, portion of truth arisesContinue reading “Making Them Pay: Tales from the Immutable Stack”

Gratitude: September 2017

A few things I was grateful for this month: 1) Sydette Harry’s AffectConf Talk Finally! A talk at a tech conference by a black woman about *us* and how *we* survive and what *we* need. 2) Orphan Black I realized I was a season behind so I raced through season 4 and am just roundingContinue reading “Gratitude: September 2017”

Reportback from the 2017 ISE Annual Gathering

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of going up to beautiful Vermont to take part in the annual gathering of the Institute for Social Ecology. As I’ve mentioned before, I have been delving into the work of activist-scholar Murray Bookchin, and the Institute for Social Ecology is an institution that he helped toContinue reading “Reportback from the 2017 ISE Annual Gathering”

My SupConf NYC Experience – Part II

You can read Part I of my SupConf NYC experience here …………. So after months of preparation and practice, SupConf arrived!  The day before the conference, we had a speakers and organizers dinner at the venue so we could familiarize ourselves with the space and also get to know each other. Aside from getting toContinue reading “My SupConf NYC Experience – Part II”