How To Do Sketchnoting Even If You Can’t Draw – a lesson with Emily of the Sketchnote Academy

Rediscovered this video on my hard drive, realised I’ve never watched it. It’s been 10 months since I last played with sketchnoting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evLCAYlx4Kw&ab_channel=TheHappyEverCrafter The part that interests me the most is about layouts (20 minutes in). Deciding where to start sketching and not knowing how large it will end up is the part where I…

13 years in Tech as a woman: Part 4

Hey my friend! As you know, I am currently sharing my thoughts, observations, and experience as a woman who chose to have career in the Tech industry. Here’s part four, the last part! I have a dream The most common question you get asked being a woman in tech is “what’s your vision for this…

13 years in Tech as a woman: Part 3

Hey my friend! As you know, I am currently sharing my thoughts, observations, and experience as a woman who chose to have career in the Tech industry. Here’s part three. So what do I need to do? One career tips I’m learning to get better at as a woman (applicable not only in Tech): learn…

13 years in Tech as a woman: Part 2

Hey my friend! As you know, I am currently sharing my thoughts, observations, and experience as a woman who chose to have career in the Tech industry. Here’s part two. Mindset My favorite thing to say whenever I am asked about how to encourage more women to go into Tech is “Don’t be a woman…

13 years in Tech as a woman: Part 1

Being in Tech, and being a woman, I’ve been asked a lot to share about my experience… as woman in Tech. I have to admit it is a slight nuisance because I consider my gender to be the least interesting aspect of my career. It’s not even that much interesting when paired with being in…

Sketchnoting: Visual Notetaking for More Effective Learning

Saw this tweet earlier https://twitter.com/helenbevan/status/1333005570056523781 (Source: Impact Wales) They say the best way to learn is to teach. That is because (good) teaching forces you to digest and express what you know. You engage more parts of yourself, compared to passively (and often mindlessly) consuming the information. The act of drawing means you are actively…

Be a better human, not a better computer.

I think AI being so good they can do the production-line type of work for us is a GOOD thing. It frees us up to be human instead of training ourselves to be better at things that computers are good at: storage, retrieval, sequencing, logic, rule-based inference. What makes human, human? How can we be…

Screenshots

Let’s talk about screenshots. Screenshots are Zapier for the masses. The most reliable and versatile tool to capture and share. Works across all apps, platforms, and devices. Want to share something from WhatsApp to Telegram? Facebook to Twitter? Instagram to WhatsApp? Screenshot Want to remember to continue watching that video later? Screenshot with the timestamp…