Tags: advice



Friday, May 5th, 2017

Codebar Coach Guide

It’s a short list, but this brief guide for coaches at Codebar is packed with excellent advice for anybody getting into teaching or training:

  • Do not take over the keyboard! This can be off-putting and scary.
  • Encourage the students to type and not copy paste.
  • Assume that anyone you’re teaching has no knowledge but infinite intelligence.

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Legal Advice Forum for EU/EEA Nationals Tickets, Thu, 16 Mar 2017 at 18:30 | Eventbrite

Are you an EU/EEA national living in the UK? Worried about your rights and options post-Brexit?

Alex has an organised an event at 68 Middle Street for March 16th with an immigration advisor, The £5 ticket fee is refundable after the event or you can donate it to charity.

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Indivisible Guide

A resource for American citizens put together by former congressional staffers. If you’re a US citizen wondering how you can resist Trump’s agenda, this should provide solid advice on what action you can take.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Your Voice - TimKadlec.com

The most important rule to follow when giving a talk or writing is to be yourself. I can learn just about any topic out there from a million different posts or talks. The reason I’m listening to you is because I want to hear your take. I want to know what you think about it, what you’ve experienced. More than anything, I want your authenticity. I want you to be you.

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Ignacio Villanueva

Ignacio asked me some questions. I was happy to answer them.

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Tips for speakers — Cennydd Bowles

As a speaker and a conference organiser, I heartily concur with just about every item in this list.

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Codebar Brighton came to Clearleft.

Charlotte’s opening remarks at the most recent Codebar were, by all accounts, inspiring.

I was asked to give a short talk about my journey into coding and what advice I would give to people starting out.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

UX Career Advice – User Experience

Speakers from this year’s UX Week conference provide career advice. I think my advice is clearly the best:

To be successful in today’s industry, UX professionals should have really killer paisley shirts. Some people will tell you that it’s more important to have good hair and straight teeth, but in my experience, a really good paisley shirt will really take you places.

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Butterick’s Practical Typography

There’s a lot of very opinionated advice here, and I don’t agree with all of it, but this is still a very handy resource that’s been lovingly crafted.

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

“Authenticity,” an article by Dan Mall

Cute. I gave Dan some advice. He made it look all pretty.

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

How To Steal Like An Artist (And 9 Other Things Nobody Told Me) - Austin Kleon

Present day Austin Kleon gives ten pieces of advices to past Austin Kleon.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Good Fucking Design Advice

This will be a useful resource to peruse after you've figured out what to have for fucking dinner.

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Allergic to "grilled cheese" - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more

And the award for Best Euphemism In An Online Column goes to...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2005

Writing, Briefly

Some great advice by Paul Graham on how to write well.