How much CO2 can you save when you remove ad-tracking from news sites?

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?

My talk about a planet friendly web at DataNatives in Berlin last night

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

I’m hosting the Mozilla Global Sprints in Berlin in May – come along!

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!

ResearchOps in Berlin

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