How many games must a geek girl pwn before you can call her a gamer?
Every day for the past week I have come to a point where I’ve had to accept that I would not be able to do any more programming that day. Either because it was getting late or because my brain was fried. Every day I have, with great regret, closed down Visual Studio and Unity3D and tried my best to put my current task out of my head. Every day it has been nearly impossible. I have never been so in love with a job – and I’m not even getting paid for this one.
A rose is a rose is a rose. And a partner is a partner, a [gender]friend, a paramour, a fiancé/e, a spouse, a lover – but what do these terms even entail? If you repeat a word enough times it starts to lose its meaning. Then you’ll have to find other words to describe it.
Madeline Ashby, a strategic foresight consultant and novelist, suggests that “one of the reasons women are socialized to choose ‘sustainable’ jobs (like teaching, nursing, even programming … computing, or project management, etc.) is because we don’t teach girls risk.” Because women are taught from birth to be risk-averse, they approach work with a different mindset — one which…
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will…
There are a few rare souls who are never plagued by jealous feelings. The rest of us have to find ways to eliminate, mitigate or simply live with them.
You know what time it is? That’s right, it’s business time. And by that, I mean the business of talking about relationships.
Sometimes, life just hits you with a brick.
Being organized used to be a bit of a holy grail of personal development for me. For a long time, that was exactly what it was: A mythical treasure, by its very definition impossible to find. These days? I’m an organization junkie.
Several people appreciated my post about how not to kill your houseplants, and I got a few questions I thought I should answer. I also thought of a few things that should have been in my post that I forgot to bring up. So here’s a quick follow-up!