End of term train-chaos

December 18, 2010 / 0 comments

I was booked on the 3.30 out of Aber yesterday, which was (not entirely coincidentally) the last day of term. Aber gets a train every two hours, and it’s two carriages long (158 seats, a guy at the station was saying). So when I got to the station and found about 500 people waiting, I…

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Hans Rosling dataviz

December 16, 2010 / 0 comments

Hans Rosling is a hero of mine. Just thought you should know that.

Tech job interview experiences

December 14, 2010 / 1 comment

I realised recently that whilst I know quite a bit about job interviews in the academic world (indeed, a little more than I’d like) I am quite in the dark about the situation in industry. So I put a call out on the fabulous BCSWomen list for more information and got a mailbox full of…

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