The WordPress Community, Mental Wellness, and You (WordCamp CT Talk)

This is something I have rewatched of myself speaking at WordCamp 2016 in Cape Town – mostly because I needed to listen to my own advice and reposting because I feel many should listen to this as well. This is for everyone. Transcript (auto-generated) Goodmorning, everyone. So one of the things about public speaking is…More

Audio: The WordPress Community, Mental Wellness, and You.

Companies assisting small businesses during COVID-19

Small businesses are the lifeblood of many economies around the world. The recent COVID-19 outbreak is having a disproportionate impact on these businesses, who lack the resources of larger organizations to stay open. Here is a list of technology companies that are helping small businesses by enabling remote work throughout this period. Book: The Top…More

Life @ Codeable – You can be happy at work.

Exceptional by exceptions – When Work meets heart. Prologue: Happiness is not the goal. You do not need to always be happy. Have great days all the time. But being content and fulfilled can accompany through light and through the darkness. I have had a decade long career in the WordPress, Web, and Tech world…More

The bright side of imposter syndrome.

In my decade in the tech industry, I have never met a person who has experienced imposter syndrome who was terrible at their vocation. As a side-note confession, I have, many times in my career – especially during times of transition – I, too, have experienced, like most, the pangs of imposter syndrome with one’s…More

On usefulness over accuracy in dev – the broken clock conundrum.

Here is a thought experiment. Imagine two clocks; both analogue. The first clock is broken. But in terms of accuracy its exactly correct twice a day. The second clock is a minute off; technically, it’s the most useful one; but it’s never exactly correct. But it’s the one thats useful. I see coding and the…More