So a wee while ago I saw a post about a guy from Norwich, UK who insisted that the ‘tampon tax’ proposed bill in the UK was ridiculous, because women should ‘hold their bladders’. He drew the analogy that if he didn’t insist on tax free diapers, because he could wait to go to the toilet. Understandably, this… Read More The Tampon Tax and other things
This is a bit of a musing. Been at NZ Data Forum today. It’s been great, as someone who works in a NFP, listening to corporates always gives me insights that I can’t get in my tiny bubble. One speaker in particular caused this musing, but it is something that has been in my mind… Read More The internet of people
I am currently in the land of the Free. We’ve flown 14 hours to have a holiday in Washington DC and New York City with the family. It is amazing… I’ve never been in this part of the US before and it is everything popular media promised us it would be. Washington DC has amazing… Read More Pokémon Go and Reality
I know it is just Monday but it has already been one of those weeks. Yesterday, after 11 years of cuddles and love, we had to say goodbye to our baby girl Mirinda. She was a loving beautiful creature, and would always be there when you needed her most. I remember one day being distressed… Read More #sadpanda kinda week
You know when you do research on something and you suddenly take a personal interest in it. That happened to me with Atena’s case. I’ve worked at Amnesty for 8 years now, and been involved as an activist for a few more than that… so I’ve seen a lot of cases come and go.
So this happened (image above obviously) I went to what seemed like a fairly exciting, if fairly normal She# event yesterday… and then three lightning talks later Rocky Heckman the business development manager from the Hololens team came up. The excitement was actually palpable! This was the super secret hush hush first ever demo of the… Read More Microsoft #hololens – a non-review