Tip-toeing into conference talks

Speaking at a tech conference has been a goal of mine since before I became a web developer. I always enjoy the people I meet and experiences I gain from conferences, and I’m glad to say that I finally feel like I’m in a position to contribute to others and give back.

I never envisioned any of this

When folks traditionally think of people in successful positions, they often consider traditional “successful” employment models/titles — doctor, lawyer, engineer, to name just a few. I always assumed that to be successful you had to have some sort of strategy laid out for your life, starting in middle school, and you hit these milestones along […]

A bit on diversity in tech: 1 of 2

I have wanted to write about diversity in the tech space for quite some time. A few things have stopped me, I suppose. The first block that comes to mind is the fact that I am not personally representative of the concept. No one needs to tell me that we don’t need another white straight […]