Brexit, dropping HR IT in it.

#Dropbox tells me that “data transfers from the UK to the US will continue to be covered by our Privacy Shield certification if the UK leaves the EU.” But this still refers to the DP Dir: Data transfers between Europe and the United States – Dropbox Help....

It is done.

This morning, at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, I successfully defended my PhD.  I completed the written work last year, and getting the oral defence done today is the final step in what has been a long road.  There is a bit of admin to do before I...

Monkigras and accessibility

Over the years I have been to many software conference and events. And just before it was übercool to throw out things that don’t provide joy, I disposed of a massive pile of conference badges from Gartner symposiums, Sapphires, Risings and Openworlds and...

Using worktech and science for good.

Workplace harassment is evil.  It can make lives a misery.  Victims often feel unable to speak out. If they do, they face an inquisition, often by the very HR department they turn to help from. In many cases they risk their careers and livelihoods and face ridicule if...