I’ve been using Atom as my text editor for longer than any other text editor now, after using Textmate, Sublime Text, and Vim for a couple of years each. In this post, I show a little tip I’ve discovered to help make searching more powerful. Using Atom? I like using Atom as an editor. It’s free, open … Continue reading How to search better with Atom
After spending a frankly depressing amount of time trying out various options, I’ve recently set up this blog, and a recent project blog, the Amateur Wardley Mapping User Group, to run on WordPress.com. For my future self to check as much as anyone else, I’ll explain my reasons for doing. I have a fair few friends who don’t have … Continue reading Reviewing the options for setting up a small website, and ending up with WordPress
I maintain a huge workflowy file of snippets and tricks and, I suspect some of them will be handy for others to use too. I’m going to sharing them regularly, when I’m not sure what to write, mainly to keep the habit of blogging, until it comes naturally. Part of my professional life, involves me … Continue reading Handy snippets – Python without the .pyc cruft
Through my company Product Science, for the last three years I’ve been working with Growing Communities a non-profit organisation set up in the 90s to get good, fairly traded, organic food to people in a neighbourhood, in an environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable way. In the summer of 2015, during a strategy planning workshop together we used Simon Wardley’s Value Mapping technique (often referred to as Wardley mapping) to help work out a strategy for a key part of the organisation’s activity: their weekly veg scheme. With their permission, I’m sharing this write-up to help share examples of using Wardley maps in the wild, as a handy reference point for others. Continue reading “Value Chain Mapping by example with Growing Communities”
I’ve been a subscriber of Ganzeer’s newsletter Restricted Frequency, and a fan of the Solar Grid for a good few months, and as I try to get into the habit of writing more, it seemed worth sharing why in a quick post.
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