Or, networking for misanthropic nerds. I’m shy, awkward around people I don’t know well, and honestly kind of a dork. So how is that I got three of the four jobs I’ve had since college by knowing people? I show up. That’s seriously it. Physically show up to events, make a minimal effort to be friendly, and you will get to know people who will either introduce you to someone.. Read More
Google docs tip of the day
If you need to get an image out of a google doc, download it as a webpage (file -> download as -> webpage). When you open the zip there will be an images directory you can just pull the file out of. Thank you stack overflow.
Margaret Hamilton is more badass than you will ever be
Like I said in the title: Margaret Hamilton is more badass than you will ever be. Now what were you over tired toddlers saying about how women aren’t meant to be programmers? Protip: if you were a) a grownup or b) good at your job, you wouldn’t be so scared of the possibility of a female programmer being better than you.
The most important word a project manager can ever learn
There is an amazing, near magical word that can save projects, hit deadlines, prevent burnout, and gain the respect of your team. Sadly, few project managers seem to know it. What’s this magical word? “No.” Really, it’s that simple. Just saying no (respectfully, in the right situation) can do all of the amazing stuff I listed. It’s not a guarantee of success, but it will give you a fighting chance… Read More