Journal

Find better problems

Last Wednesday night I attended Find Better Problems. Hopefully the first event of many, and a collaboration with Good for Nothing, SheSays & Hacker News London. It was hosted at Sidekick Studios, and was the direct result of a rant down the pub. I like Sidekick, I like what they do, and what stood out to me when I first heard about them from a tweet linking to this brief article by Johanna Kollman, was that what they do is meaningful. It was great to have received an invite. It was even better because the invite was password-protected and deliciously elusive. And so I snapped my laptop shut at...

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Interniviews

Over the years it’s always been great to be able to extend the opportunity for an intern to come and join the team. The first time I went through this process was a real eye opener into how graduates dive into the world and led to some experiences which help me when giving advice to others wanting to get into the industry. Various UX/UI and Product Designy intern roles were advertised for and some very technically skilled designers appeared amid hordes of CVs, emails, portfolio links, tweets and ridiculously over-sized pdf attachments—which as part of my initial screening methods, due...

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lafrock

lafrock

It was great to see everyone that came down, it was hard work, surreal but fun, special thanks to the support guys: Fun Alf Deux Ex Machina Springtime Radio Also a special thanks to awesome Annepom Leroy for her photography.

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100 Club

100 Club

Thanks to all that came to the 100 Club show tonight. It was completely sold out as well as very hot and clammy. Sticky pictures on fb.com/mynamesben Glad to hear the venue has been saved, more info can be found here.

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