How I work

Current gig: Learning Technologist, University of Bristol
Current mobile devices: Galaxy S2
Current computers: Work – some subpar generic box, 2 screens though! Home Decent Laptop

What apps/software/tools can’t you live without? Doesn’t have to be tech.
Google+, google maps, the camera on my phone, my phone

What’s your workspace like?
Big desk 2 screens (I need 3!), small laptop for meetings, some post-its and despite my best efforts bits of paper

What’s your best life hack?
Cycle to work – its fun, its healthy and it the kind of exercise that you cant get out of (I have to go to work or I will get fired)

What’s your favorite to-do list manager?
Spreadsheet (tried and trusted)

Besides your phone and computer, what gadget can’t you live without?

What everyday thing are you better at than anyone else?
Explaining things in simple terms

What do you listen to while you work?
Nothing or TED talks

What are you currently reading?
The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett

What’s your sleep routine like?
Go to bed late, sleep like I dont have a care in the world, wake up early refreshed

Fill in the blank: I’d love to see ______ answer these same questions.
Ken Loach

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? 
For every event there are 3 versions

  • what you think happened
  • what they think happened
  • what actually happened

You would be amazed how often that has helped 🙂

Is there anything else you’d like to add?

Be nicer to people, even the stupid ones, because we all have stupid days.


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