I started writing this in a IRC channel earlier today, but I figured it might be useful share the question and the answer here, to capture it for others. Yes it is a bit lazyweb, but I can’t be the only one doing this, and I’ll share the answer here: I’m working on a django … Continue reading A question about using docker to make contributing to OSS projects easier
Earlier this week, I went to an event run at Factory Berlin, about the use of data journalism in policy changes for social impact. I got talking about Climate Action tech with some people there, and as we don’t have a formal regular newsletter we’d manage with something like Mailchimp, I wrote this email, then … Continue reading A mail I sent to other climate curious tech folks at an event in Factory Berlin
I’ve been thinking about the steps you can take to green the tech sector, and the more I think about it, the more I think the biggest step for most web/SaaS companies, is likely to be how they power their infrastructure, if it isn’t related to employee transport. This is confirmed somewhat by the CSR … Continue reading Powering small to medium size tech companies on renewable power
I’m trying to use this blog more, and really on twitter less as an outboard brain. So over the next week or so, I’ll experiment with blogging stuff I’d typically tweet, then link to it. I came across a nice mapping between two people I find interested and the mental models they present for thinking … Continue reading The pleasing mapping between Sam Landers three states and Myddletons’ three types of research
I use twitter, and I have done since something like 2006. I’m a white guy, with a follower count in the mid two thousands, so as a result, the biggest problem I get from the site is keeping up with all the tabs I end up opening from it, rather than abuse like other folks … Continue reading How much would you need to pay per year to have an ad-free twitter?
Generally speaking, it’s a small, but growing group of folk who seem to interested in the intersection between climate change and tech. Earlier in May, I came across Nabil Hussein‘s talk, Computing, Climate Change and All Your Relationships, and boy is it a breath of fresh air – climate change for me is a very … Continue reading Computing, Climate change and all your relationships
I’ve just finished reading this gargantuan piece from the NY Times, Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change, which tells the story in the late 80’s of how we almost ended up with meaningful, binding agreements globally to reduce CO2 emissions, when doing so would have drastically reduced the cost of dealing with … Continue reading Losing earth and capitalism and the NY times