We've got a bunch of stuff in the works for The Recompiler! In two weeks we'll be launching a Kickstarter for The Recompiler Year 3 (issues 9-12). Please support us so we can continue to bring you awesome content. We also want to do a second printing of The Responsible Communication Style Guide, but we … Continue reading Sharing your stuff on the Internet, “Yeah, man, that’s mine,” and acceleration via automation
We are still looking for sponsors to put Issue 7 online in its' entirety. For $100/per article you can help make this happen. The next article to be released will be on building a secure chat system with Jabber/XMPP. I had the privilege of attending D.C. Web Women’s Code(Her) Conference this year (2017). They set … Continue reading D.C. Web Women’s Code(Her) Conference 2017 highlights and our regular weekly wrap up
The world is experiencing some scary weather right now. Floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, earthquakes ... we've got it all going on. I hope that wherever you are, you are safe. Though I can't physically volunteer in any of the disaster areas, I, along with my Greater Than Code panelists wanted to do something of meaning. … Continue reading Disaster response, women in stock photos, and like, stop being sexist already, ok?
We are excited to announce that The Responsible Communication Style Guide will be partnering with the Greater Than Code podcast on October 18th to bring you our first "Book Club" episode! The panelists have all received copies of the book and will be discussing it on air with Audrey and Thursday. Read along with us … Continue reading Reclaiming yourself, making development fun, and project management biases
Happy Friday, everyone! First, a little bit of news from The Recompiler: The first article from the security issue is online and it's called "Privacy is Hard Work". (Sponsors are still needed. Interested parties should contact email@example.com.) Also, The Responsible Communication Style Guide ebooks are shipping, and the print book is coming out in two … Continue reading Back-to-school, gentle reminders, and identity
One week left until AlterConf NYC! Did I mention I'm bringing surprises with me? If you're there, please meet up with me!! I'd love to say hi and connect! (One of my surprises would too!) So far, I will be at the following conferences this year: AlterConf NYC Code(Her) Conference: Washington, DC Catskills Conf: The … Continue reading Solving diversity problems, building authentic connections, and keeping it real
It's been a hectic few weeks for us at The Recompiler. Between attending conferences on a whim, family emergencies, and for me, getting through the last few weeks of summer vacation with my 8-year-old, this has left us all drained (to put it mildly). The good news is that we're back, all is well, and … Continue reading Its all about the conferences
I scored a last minute invitation to DevOpsDays DC which takes place Monday and Tuesday! I'm really excited to see my DevOps friends, and I'll be taking a portable microphone with me to hopefully conduct some on-site interviews! Tweet me if you're going? Also, due to a family emergency, there's still time to pre-order hard … Continue reading Picking brains, foregoing severance in order to speak out, and hiring for diversity takes work
The Responsible Communication Style Guide is one last review away from the printer’s inbox. That means that you have just three days left to preorder a copy of the print book. While we are printing more copies than we need to fulfill our Kickstarter rewards, we can’t guarantee when we’ll be able to do another … Continue reading Last chance to pre-order your copy of The Responsible Communication Style Guide!
We still have copies for Issue 7: Security for sale! We are also looking for sponsors to put those articles online. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you or someone you know may be interested. Shoutouts: DevOpsDays: Portland is offering 10% off registration for Recompiler supporters, readers and listeners! Use the code RECOMPILERSUPPORTER. Platform.sh is PolyConf's platinum sponsor and … Continue reading Making conferences inclusive for women, parents, and people with dietary restrictions, and an armor-plated cat feeder (for fun!)