A wider conversation… – July 2017

I’ve been watching Orphan Black (#tatianamaslanyisamazing) and it got me thinking about privilege. All the clones in the series are drastically different, yet have identical genetic makeup. What was interesting was when the orphan Cosima hinted that biology does not predetermine privilege. Of course, this is down to the scientific and technological advances this world…

What is Startup Weekend – November 2016

I didn’t use to understand Startup Weekend. But now, I have an even bigger respect for the participants, the mentors and importantly, the organisers. Let me try and tell you why. How does it work? It’s 54 hours. No talk. All action. You go in on Friday night, not knowing anybody and come out of Sunday having…