Tag: always learning

  • Give blogging another go

    Back in October last year, I set myself the target of getting back into blogging. Nothing unrealistic or too ambitious like other times, just one article a month. To be fair, I think I’m not doing too bad so far 😁 So why blog? Different people will have different reasons to write and put their…

  • UXGlasgow meetup on Planet-centered design

    Last Wednesday, 6th December 2023, I attended the UX Glasgow meetup online, for the first time since way before the pandemic. And, oh boy, am I happy I went! The title of the December event was “Planet-centered design” and, since the new W3C Sustainability draft Guidelines had recently been announced, I could not resist the…

  • Ladies of Code meetup in Glasgow

    Last Tuesday evening, I attended the Ladies Of Code November meetup. I hadn’t had a chance to go since before the pandemic so it was long overdue! Apart from catching up with friends and meeting new people, what attracted me was the intriging event description where we were told we would learn how to make…

  • Radical Inclusion panel discussion

    Last Tuesday I attended the Radical Inclusion panel discussion, hosted online by Women Who Code. The panelists were Jessica Rafuse from Microsoft, Caterina Paun from Portland State University, and Amy Carney, a Digital Accessibility Specialist. The conversation evolved around disability inclusion in the workplace, allyship, and the accessibility of the digital tools and platforms that…

  • Data Science meetup in Glasgow

    Glasgow’s Data Science meetup, hosted by MBN, was on last Thrusday. Vlad Fojtik from Aggreko talked about AI fairness. He told us about how society values shape the datasets which are then used to train the models, about the 9 protected characteristics as set in the 2010 Equality Act, and the 4/5 rule stemming from…

  • How to keep up with change in tech

    How to keep up with change in tech

    Change and innovation are core in the world of tech and engineering. We’ve all heard the sound-bites, such as disruption, one of my favourites 😀 They are everywhere! We can safely say, however, that behind every push for change there is a genuine desire to either improve what is already there, solve an existing problem…