A User Experience consultant. Read here about my research, tech adventures and advice for budding developers and UX-ers
My diary thoughts before and after volunteering in Calais.
11 April 2016
What does a flag actually represent? Where can they be helpful, and where are they a hindrance in UX?
8 April 2016
A brief introduction into the humanitarian application, Hababy. An app aimed at connecting pregnant refugees with doctors. Here, discover some of the challenges th project faces and how to get involved!
26 February 2016
The launch of CodingLondon, and my experiences with CodeFirst:Girls, Code Club and more!
8 January 2016
How prototyping with sticky notes can help with A/B testing, personalisation and getting your stakeholders interacting.
30 November 2015
Since a computer has never passed the Turing test, you’d think it was easy to tell if a bot was using your site and not a user. Yet fake Twitter accounts still exist and spam reigns our Tumblr comments. How many loopholes do we have to pass onto legit users before we lose them?
15 August 2015
It seems like security and user experience are always in tension. Logging into my bank seems fraught with nothing but pain points, frustration and curiosity. Why is it one or the other when it comes to security and user experience?
1 August 2015
A lot of accessibility is thought to be just about disability, but the way in which everyone accesses your software and information is a whole spectrum. Here I'm discussing how mobility plays into how people are accessing software and some considerations we should take throughout development and testing.
18 July 2015
Accessibility is more than just disabilities, it's the actual accessing of data. So why when we talk about accessibility do we exclude those with different cultural expectations to our own?
3 May 2015
Alongside my UX workshop I created a cheat sheet explaining just what UX is. As there's no agreed upon definition, this is purely my opinions! But here I explain the who, what, why and how of user experience aspects such as personas, empathy mapping, prototyping and much more.
20 April 2015
CodeFirst:Girls is a new organisation aiming to get women into technology, which is more than just about coding! Here are my thoughts and my journey from running a one-day course with hands-on exercises around User Experience.
19 April 2015
As part of my internship and graduate training with ThoughtWorks, I had the honour of workin with and being invited to lunch with TechVision. They are a school for the blind in Pune, India; offering work experience, training and education. They have the largest library of braille books and have won multiple awards for their amazing work.
11 September 2014
Despite the technology we have today accessibility is still an issue and still a non-functional requirement that you have to sell to your stakeholders and clients. This post is a take on why that shouldn't be the case.
9 April 2014
No one questions those who are "gobby" about what they are passionate about. By putting yourself out there it's a lot easier to refer to 'X', 'Y' and 'Z' in those moments where you feel like you don't know as much as you magically should.
30 January 2014
My journey from a hackathon to an internship with ThoughtWorks.
21 January 2014
The standard first blog entry with a cheeky take on the classic Hello World!
13 January 2014