Yearly Archives: 2013


Open letter to my daughter’s high school programming teacher

Dear Sir, I’m not writing to complain about your choice of programming languages (Visual Basic) or about the A my daughter earned in your class. I’m writing with specific suggestions for how future daughters can have a much better experience in your class than mine did. First, a little background. I’ve worked in tech journalism […]


O My!

Funny story: When I first started working at a certain international publishing company as one of only two employees in North America, I had a raging case of imposter syndrome. I was nervous as hell to be hired to help open the North American office. And I was a single mother of a 9-year-old daughter. […]