#PersonasSuck: a presentation for UX Camp Brighton

I mentioned in my previous blog post that I was making a conscious effort to get out there and do things. Well, I did it. My first ever conference talk! [cue ribbons and balloons] This weekend I gave a talk at UX Camp Brighton called, "Personas Suck" or, if we're being professional about this: "Personas: [...]

2019-03-12T12:51:56+00:00March 12th, 2019|0 Comments

UX for U12s

I am currently making a conscious effort to get out a bit more. That's a depressing thing to say, isn't it? But there's two parts to this. The first is that I am a remote worker - which I absolutely adore - but I am currently required to stay in one place because I'm [...]

2019-02-16T17:03:23+00:00February 16th, 2019|2 Comments

An interview with… me!

I recently did an interview with digital recruitment agency Futureheads as part of their Futureheads Five Stories (or FFS for short!), where they "speak to people who have interesting stories to tell, to find out more about their career in the digital world, and the lessons they've learnt along the way". So here I am: talking [...]

2018-05-31T09:55:09+01:00May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Excluding men isn’t doing us any favours

I saw a news story the other day about President Trump signing two congressional bills to get more women into STEM subjects, by forcing NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to boost recruitment efforts and encourage young women to get into these careers. Considering previous evidence we've seen of Trump’s attitude towards both women and [...]

2017-07-03T06:46:11+01:00March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Are freelancers people too?

I always thought I was a person. A normal(ish), human person who thought and felt much in the same way as other human people. But sometimes, as a freelancer, you start to wonder if actually that's true. A while back I worked at a company I really loved. They'd made such a good impression on [...]

2017-02-21T13:42:52+00:00February 21st, 2017|5 Comments