WTF is Tech Culture Anyway?

WTF is Tech Culture Anyway?

There’s a big misconception that culture in the tech/startup scene is all about foosball and in-office kegs. With some of the biggest names in technology flaunting on-campus spas, insane perks, and on-site entertainment, it’s easy to see why it was easy...
An Austin Virtual Workers Update

An Austin Virtual Workers Update

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about the Austin Virtual Workers project, a community of co-workers who want a casual coffee shop co-working setting. There’s been a few reasons behind this, but as I’ve let my leadership of the AVW project...
Why Work for Exposure Jobs are Not That Bad

Why Work for Exposure Jobs are Not That Bad

Working for exposure gets a lot of hate in the online and creative space. And for good reason. Some should-be employers use work for exposure tactics to get free work from fresh creatives. The kind of people who can easily be exploited.  But there’s another side...
How to Set Secure Passwords

How to Set Secure Passwords

Password security is a huge issue, and it always has been. Unfortunately not too many people set secure passwords, and with different sites having completely different rules it can be difficult to create and keep track of the passwords you use. This leads to a lot of...
An Austin Virtual Workers Update

A Year After Starting a Community Online

Just over a year ago I created a community on MeetUp.com called Austin Virtual Workers. Since then it has accrued over 500 members (*edit* now over 700 members!), three awesome community manager volunteers, and has regular meetups several times a week. Austin Virtual...

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