Catching up with friends in NYC, which is always great! Also got to see some friends – some that I had only interacted with online – in Chicago. Got a hair cut! Walked along the highline a bunch, which was lovely.
Hectic. Working on product definition and research stuff, and I got some new responsibility.
Gave a talk at BrooklynJS (about interviewing), where I was surprised in a cupboard as I was practising and I screamed and fell over – an all time low for my pre-talk game. Also gave my burnout talk at Write Speak Code [storify].
We open sourced Technically Speaking!
Reading What Got You Here Won’t Get You There.
A new edition of Technically Speaking is out.
I sent Where the Hell is Cate letters from LGA and ORD.
On The Internet
@Khanoisseur: Parents against gun violence put these out each month and they are always gobsmacking.
- So feel this from
@natashathenomad – The Importance of being Bored – https://t.co/2SbBR2XHiQ
@IredellLibrary: Just a book and a hedgehog for your reading pleasure @IredellLibrary @OverDriveLibs
- My favourite episode of
@shouldwepodcast yet: so real on ambition & potential for failure http://buff.ly/1tqdGHP (pls back on kickstarter!)
@aliciability: Real gamer girl. #E3 #HedgehogsAreGamersToo
- Yup. “professionals tend to overestimate work hours; we remember our busiest weeks as typical.” http://buff.ly/25RQvY7 /via
- I wish I had a hedgehog. And also a cup for her to sit in.
@biochembelle: Museo de Bellas Artes in Córdoba, AR – Created using Show and Hide #showandhide http://showandhide.com
@reedfrich: The singularly sensitive way that the media treats violent white men is beyond cliché at this point.
@antoniodelotero: the message this video sends to people around the world is so important… don’t ever be afraid to be yourself.
- This is amazing – “Held too tightly, failure shifts from guilt to shame. Guilt is motivational. Shame is corrosive.” https://t.co/7jkrKmG6D0
@EmrgencyKittens: His first time walking in the snow
@skamille: Went there. “‘It’s tough to fire the employees you considered to be family,’” — @arthegall https://medium.com/frog-and-toad-are-cofounders/tear-water-blog-51c815e212d1#—0-126.xp47ifpwa …
- “I want more women… to feel comfortable with ambition & also with failure, as the two things often go hand-in-hand.” https://t.co/GEgoqiALKk
@kecatlin: Visibility helps with career stability, and you better be strategic about the visibility you seek. http://www.cate.blog/2016/06/02/job-vs-career-stability/ … @catehstn