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Life Last year was rough, and even though things are a lot better now, I feel like I’m still experiencing… emotional aftershocks. I felt that this week. I’m not in The Dark Place anymore, but sometimes I’m reminded of it, and I see it again, and it scares me. But I went to the gym (I […]

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Life Really emotionally draining week. But caught up with a friend, hung out with a new friend which was nice, met up with someone who found me on Twitter as a result of one of my recent blog posts (so cool), went to the brunch portion of a friend’s hen do, and spent an Afternoon with […]

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LIFE Such a hectic week. Caught up with a friend visiting from Sydney (theatre!), spent a relaxed Saturday afternoon with another friend (more theatre!). I gave a talk at iOSCon, which went well. And I had two conference proposals accepted, so that is cool. Something I wrote was pretty popular too, which is always nice. […]

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LIFE I’m not sleeping well and it’s making me exhausted and grumpy, but yay for four day weekends, been able to get some good workouts in, including swimming (I haven’t swam in weeks!) and feel so much better as a result. My first draft of The Thing is done. I’m so happy, now all that […]

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LIFE Hectic week with lots of social commitments, out with a friend one night, at a women in tech meet-up another night, had a chat with someone about their challenges recruiting women (followed by a solo-mini-Cate-time, sushi, a book, and a long walk), met up with someone about potentially speaking at their conference, caught up […]

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LIFE Mostly exhausted from travel and working a lot because of Looming Deadline, and in desperate need of a haircut – which I should before everyone unfollows me on twitter me for tweeting too frequently that my hair is making me despondent. Managed to get in a couple of workouts, submit a conference proposal, and […]

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LIFE Not so much time for life this past week! Went to Programming Languages I’ve Been Meaning To Try But Haven’t Got Around To Yet, not that I got any actual programming done! Too zonked from jetlag and a long week. Too busy running around meeting up with people to do much else, although it […]

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LIFE Not much going on, I had dinner with a friend’s girlfriend, which was nice as I finally got to meet her and we had a lot in common! Also had lunch with a friend, and caught up with another on video chat but spent a lot of time in front of my computer this […]

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This Week

LIFE Last week with my friend, I am so sad to say goodbye. We went on an adventure on one night, all the way to zone 6! We were supposed to see a TV recording but the timings are really tight and there are no cabs in zone 6 – I am never going to […]

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inspiration Presentation WISE women in computer science

Megan Smith on Moonshoots at GHC 2013

Note: I had a hard time taking notes on this talk because Megan speaks really fast, and jumps around a lot. Her joy and excitement for technology was so apparent – there is no way I can capture that. You can watch the video here. Megan starts with a video – we are a species […]