Olly Headey

March 9, 2022

Why do we bother with social media?

Concern and despair about the perils of social media come in waves, and there have been some stormy waters in the circles I inhabit this week. Why do we do this to ourselves? I’ve had a love/hate relationship with social media since it’s incarnation. In fact, I’ve had a love/hate relationship with the social aspect of the internet sinc...
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March 4, 2022

Getting Real with a new job

It’s been six weeks since I officially left FreeAgent and rather longer since my mind started wandering off into the dense forest of 'what next'. After a modest break of trying to do very little (I am very bad at this!) I find myself rolling up my sleeves, ready for something new. But what? Over the years I’ve come to know a lot of fou...
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March 9, 2021

Boosting the signal

I had a day "out of the office" yesterday (not to be confused with the previous 360 consecutive days out of the physical office since March 13, 2020). I just had a day off, which shouldn't be a particularly big deal. If anything urgent happened I would have received a phone call, otherwise I should easily be able to catch up with thing...
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March 4, 2021

Hello new blog that is likely doomed to live an unfulfilled existence

I built a minimal blogging app for fun last year, primarily as a way of applying WD-40 to my long-dormant Rails dev skills. I like it, but I still don’t blog enough. Unless you count unpublished drafts, of which I am a total ninja 🥷. HEY have now launched an even more minimal approach to blogging (with the same ethos, which is nice – v...
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