Through being involved in a democracy themed hackday last year, I ended up working at Factory Berlin, and using it as a coworking space. At a sustainability focussed event, I met another member Cherie Birkner of Sustainable Fashion Matterz, and we’re testing out a a lean coffee next week. Read on to find out the … Continue reading Trying out a sustainability focussed lean coffee in Berlin
o, I’ve just come back home from the most recent UX Book Blub Berlin, where we discussed Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries” by Steve Portigal. I got a lot out of the evening, and agreed to share a few links to thing we discussed, but meetup.com doesn’t let you share comments over a certain length, … Continue reading Quick notes from the UX Book Club Berlin
Now that GPDR has landed, we’re seeing companies serving EU specific versions of their site to EU users, which in some cases, serve a user experience which is cleaner, simpler and faster loading. Some are much smaller over the wire too. So, because moving data uses servers,and those servers use electricity, and that electricity usually … Continue reading How much CO2 can you save when you remove ad-tracking from news sites?
So, last night, I did a talk at Big Data Berlin, with the shockingly linkbaity title of Green Clouds in a world of Blockchains and AI. Rather impressively the video is online already – and you can see it start at 37:01 in the video linked below: https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FDataNativesCon%2Fvideos%2F2032555460290623%2F&show_text=0&width=560 The talk The talk is online on … Continue reading My talk about a planet friendly web at DataNatives in Berlin last night
As part of the work I’m doing on the Planet Friendly Web, I’m trying to get access to data that I can base the guide on. In some cases this involves creating datasets from existing data. Here I share some findings from a dataset I generated along the way. For example, to get a figure … Continue reading How much of the web runs on renewables today?
I’m helping host the Berlin Mozilla Global Sprint next week – it’s a two day event, set aside to create the space to make it easy to volunteer on existing open source projects, aligned with the key Mozilla’s key Internet Health issues, outlined in their recently published Internet Health Report. More specifically, these issues, taken … Continue reading I’m hosting the Mozilla Global Sprints in Berlin in May – come along!
As a part of my continued strategy for working through my professional angst, about whether I’m a product person, a UX person, a developer, or whether it’s all about competencies rather than roles in cross functional teams, I’ve got into the ResearchOps/ReOps community in the last few weeks. If you’re thinking “What is this ResearchOps … Continue reading ResearchOps in Berlin