Technical.ly is featuring technologists of color this month (don't forget to nominate people!) I used this as an opportunity to do some research on gender and racial equity in the tech industry (spoiler alert - there's not much reputable data out there, sadface). Plus, some resources to help you learn about historic and contemporary AWESOME, accomplished Technologists of Color!
5 concrete ways to unravel Impostor Syndrome (praise the planning crew for the Salesforce.Org Open Source Community Sprints!), plus some cute cartoons.
My job is to be a database administrator... and so much more! When users get frustrated and angry with me, I rely on lessons I've learned from my activism. Read on for stories, suggestions, questions, answers, and more questions!
*cue soundtrack from a pharmaceutical commercial* Has this ever happened to you? Devices blinking and buzzing. Email inundation. Hard drive sounding alarm bells. *Groan* *Sigh* It doesn't have to be this way! Try our silver pill. Side effects will be extreme, but at least you will achieve digital serenity. Call today! This post features tried and true tips to help you move from information overload to digital serenity. Plus, original art by @shebanimal!
Today, I want to focus on the relationship between you and your hardware. Another way to say that is I'm going to write about your body and your devices, and what impact your screens might have on your posture, your eyes, your joints, your mood, etc. In later posts, we'll talk about browser extensions, email etiquette and strategy, and more!
Join me in calling on Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff to cut the contract with US Customs and Border Protection! In this post... justice initiatives that revolve around Salesforce. Hence, #salesfierce - my take on justice and equity in the Salesforce landscape.
Challenging the self care anti-technology rhetoric. Proposing tried and true techniques for changing your interactions with your devices. Not drinking anyone's Kool Aid. Plus, RuPaul makes her TDAA debut!
How do airlines work? Why are flight prices always changing? Are airlines actually "profitable?" and why all of this should matter to changemakers. Finally, 5 tips for more affordable air fares.
Uh-oh! A last minute data problem before a big presentation leads to attacking a problem from two directions, like Lady and the Tramp sharing a noodle. Also, three cheers for data changemakers who take risks by creating solutions, even if things could go terribly wrong!
Uncensored & unsolicited advice about why changemakers should take data seriously ASAP - so that we can reach the right people at the right time, save money and frustration, and WIN!