Recently, I've been involved in a new initiative called Project Ginsberg, which is about creating new services around common mental health issues such anxiety, mild to moderate depression and stress. To let the tech community know a bit more about the target audience, and what we've been upto, I gave a talk at a recent … Continue reading Depression and Tech – a Techmeetup Talk
Author: Kate Ho
Scalable businesses more desirable than Lindsey Lohan reports Forbes!
This article made me laugh:A scalable business or activity refers to one that requires little additional effort or cost for each unit of output it generates. Example: Making software is a scalable business (building it requires lots of effort up front; distributing a million copies over the Web is relatively painless). Venture capitalists crave scalable … Continue reading Scalable businesses more desirable than Lindsey Lohan reports Forbes!
Speaking at London Hopper Colloquium 2013
On 23rd May, I'm really excited to be speaking at the 2013 London Hopper Colloquium: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/events/events_listing/london_hopper_2013/ I'll be talking about 'Being Passionate and Working on Things that Matter'. In addition, I was recently featured as part of an EU project called 100 Mirrors, highlighting some of the top 100 'enterprising' women in Europe: http://www.100mirrors.eu/portal/en/100-women/by-country/uk/item/31-kate-ho.html
Popularity of Shakespeare in Numbers (Infographic)
For one of my hacks for the EDINA ran Will's World Hack day/week, I've decided to compile an infographic/visualisation using the search results from a number of search engines. The data was compiled in a few ways: The demographic data came from Yahoo Clues using the search term 'shakespeare' The film adaptations number came … Continue reading Popularity of Shakespeare in Numbers (Infographic)
Things I am thankful for
working on something which I care aboutworking with people that I trusthaving great friends and family that are incredibly supportiveachieving my childhood ambitionget to play games and call it 'research'Interface3 has just crossed another milestone. Through these last few years, we've worked hard and kept going. I aim to have the same commitment and standards … Continue reading Things I am thankful for
3 lines that describe what a startup is
From 90 things I've learned from Founding 4 Technology Companies: Find your company’s One Thing. Your One Thing falls at the intersection of 3 truths: The one thing you and your team are most passionate about. The one thing you and your team have a realistic shot at being the best in the world at. … Continue reading 3 lines that describe what a startup is
Save the date – 27th June for Women in Computing Event
Well, it's been a while but it's been worth the wait. Sharon Moore and I are organising a BCS Women dinner/event on 27th June, starting at 6pm at the IBM offices in Edinburgh. Save the date!
Congrats to Phil+Hilary, Ianthe+Mark
The last 6 months has seen two of my best friends get engaged - Phil and Hilary and Ianthe and Mark.Ianthe and Mark's wedding won't be until Summer 2013 (it seems so long away!) and it since it's going to my first wedding as a bridesmaid! Congratulations to them both!
Rockin’ the US of A
A few weeks ago, I was in the U.S. for a mammoth 2.5 week trip encompassing 4 different conferences: Cross Creative San Francisco Trip Digital Media and Learning (DML) Games Developers Conference (GDC) South by South West (SxSW) It was probably one of most memorable trips of my entire life. There are some great photos … Continue reading Rockin’ the US of A
#24 Saying no for the week … [#30before30]
Spurred on by a conversation this afternoon, I'm going to try and tick another thing off my list by saying no to things this week. This 'thing' was created because I would say 'yes' too much - to a fixing something, or to buying something or to organising some event. I'm just really bad for … Continue reading #24 Saying no for the week … [#30before30]