July 30, 2018

On dilettantism, craft and mastery

Hello, world. It’s been a while. There are some words that I’ve been holding on to that I’d like to set free. I’ve also been hiding somewhat and now taking some tentative steps back into the light. This is the first meager step. I have some more to follow. Please be gentle and patient with me. For continuity, I’ve cross-posted my last public appearance here. I’ve always been a generalist. And this has served me well. Read more

December 17, 2017

Four years, infinite gratitude

This is a cross-post of my original Facebook note, announcing my decision to exit TW and tech to take a break. San Antonio, Kampala, Porto Alegre, San Francisco, Nairobi, Johannesburg. These are the cities I have worked in during my time at ThoughtWorks (TW), that quirky (yet “elite”) global IT consultancy that Martin Fowler works for, little known outside of tech circles. Needless to say, I am the most privileged person I know. Read more

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