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Lady Conference Speaker: Home Studio Edition

This is the post about setting up a home studio that I wish I had been able to read before setting up my home studio.

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Semantic meaning is everywhere

Semantic labeling could make our world better, if we valued it. Even our conference slides.

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Your DevRel pipeline

You may already have the DevRel resources you need — check out your support team.

Extremely Online People

Extremely Online People

I’m writing this the night of January 6, 2021. It won’t be posted tonight, because it’s not what anyone should be paying attention to. It’s useful to me to write something else, think about something other than a coup, a putsch. I am Extremely Online. If you follow me on Twitter, you are already aware…

Speaking at Women Tech Makers Montreal

Lady Conference Speaker: Now More Than Ever

Learn about being an MC, running a panel, and engaging in banter

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Lady Conference Speaker: What to Wear to a Webinar

Well, folks, it looks like it’s going to be a while before we need to think about packing strategies, standing on physical stages, or managing afterparty politics. That doesn’t mean that we don’t have some things to consider! I’m currently attending an online conference, and I have several more scheduled, and this is just how…

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Tea, Not Coffee: DevRel During a Pandemic

I go to conferences on both sides of the Atlantic, and there’s a slightly hilarious thing that happens at morning caffeine break. Someone from the UK will walk up to the hot drink station and register bafflement, because there’s not hot water to make tea. Also our tea bags are pretty substandard, and there might…

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A Day in the Life of DevRel

This picture was taken on April 11, 2019, in Linz, Austria, at DevOne. I had left the first LaunchDarkly Trajectory conference in the last hour and flown to Austria overnight to speak here. That was The Before Times. This is a capture of my events calendar for last September. There’s a lattice of different-colored event…

Work from home, the Heidi Way

Work from home, the Heidi Way

Your broadband is the wfh problem you don’t see coming

Conference Organizing: It’s your party

Conference Organizing: It’s your party

I have a couple blog posts on conferences, including one on hosting a booth, one on diversity and inclusion, and one on Think Globally, Sponsor Locally I haven’t put together one about what I hope for from conference organizers, though. Disclaimers Every conference, even the massively well-funded ones, is the result of a lot of meetings…

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