My Week in Review

My Week in Review

I've had several bitterly unproductive weeks in a row now. Correlation: the amount of harassment and threats that women in tech are experiencing. I'm writing this from Sweden, feeling absolutely shitty and jetlagged. So let's hope that with a bit more sleep and some coffee and food, I can pull it together and have a better week next week. [...]

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My Week in Review

My Week in Review

This was a difficult week. One of the things I find particularly challenging as a writer is that when I get upset, there's no "flow." And often that means no words make it down onto the page. I have so much work to do before November, and I'm trying not to panic. After this week, I do wonder if I should just unplug from the Internet, not only for the sake of productivity but for the sake of sanity as well. I don't know, I don't know, I don't know. [...]

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My Week in Review

My Week in Review

Getting back into the groove since Kin and I are home here in Hermosa Beach for a couple of weeks. Part of the routine: going to the gym. I'm determined to get in better shape to counteract the feeling that's hit me over the last year or so: I'm getting old. I've got a handful more talks to prepare before the year comes to an end, and I'm planning to compile all of these into an e-book. I started working on all these projects (and more) this week. [...]

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My Week in Review

My Week in Review

Chicago! Kin and I traveled there for his API Strategy & Practice conference. I did not eat any pizza. Being lactose intolerant and mildly gluten intolerant sure sucks. I'm so tired of traveling. I'm really struggling to get writing done these days when I'm on the road. I've tried all week to hammer out a piece about Seymour Papert, Paulo Freire, and the XPRIZE. Hopefully I'll finish it today. Just not in time to be included in this week's round-up of my accomplishments. [...]

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My Week in Review

My Week in Review

I'm getting so tired of traveling. There. I said it. I only took a quick trip up the west coast to visit the kid this week. I mean, I was gone less than 48 hours. But it screwed up my whole work mojo. Something is going to have to change if I'm going to get to the next level with my writing. Ugh. I didn't get a lot of writing done this week, although I did do quite a bit of reading. So there's that, I guess. [...]

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My Week in Review

My Week in Review

A couple days in the UK and then home to Hermosa Beach. Traveling seems to really upset my work schedule, so I haven't written much this week. I have read a lot, and I guess that's a good thing. And I'm typing this frantically as I need to shower and get to the airport once again. Sigh. Big excitement of the week: my ALT-C talk was featured in Alexis Madrigal's "5 Intriguing Things" newsletter. Now, of course, I'm worried how I can ever top that keynote. [...]

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