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This week I learned: 5 things 18.6.18

Working is supposed to be boost self-esteem, and it basically does, but spending your days reading and writing about the astonishing things being done by really young, really smart people all on the verge of changing the world is maybe not that helpful. Basically every startup there is is doing something with blockchain, or quantum. Nano… Continue reading This week I learned: 5 things 18.6.18

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Working hard or hardly working: 5 things 11.6.18

Getting past the overwhelmed stage of new job. Now in the stage where I alternate between anxiety that I'm not feeling panicky, because what have I missed, and brief interludes of confidence, quickly interrupted by jolts of panic as I realise what I did indeed miss. All semi-smooth on the logistical front. Traffic isn't normally quite… Continue reading Working hard or hardly working: 5 things 11.6.18

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Weebles wibble but they don’t fall down: 5 things 21.5.2018

Although the new job officially starts in June, I've sort of started already – with half a day of handover behind me, and my first task (conducting a short interview for the website) lined up for this Thursday evening. What I haven't yet done is had a proper discussion about my hours. It's a full-time job… Continue reading Weebles wibble but they don’t fall down: 5 things 21.5.2018