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...

Nomenclature

nomenclature/nə(ʊ)ˈmɛŋklətʃə,ˈnəʊmənˌkleɪtʃə/ “the devising or choosing of names for things, especially in a science or other discipline.” My long time friend Jason Corsello, formerly of Cornerstone, and now building a VC fund recently wrote about his...