Over the past couple of years, some wonderful people have asked me to contribute to their podcasts and websites. I talk about technology, the games industry, my love of learning, and how I try and achieve a postive work-life balance. Have a read or take a listen below to hear my thoughts and stories.
Genepool Software Interview - January 2020Permalink to "Genepool Software Interview - January 2020"
Back in the early 2000s, I worked on a game called Wolverine's Revenge. I was approached by the fantastic games journalist Jack Yarwood to learn more about Genepool Software, the company that I worked for at the time. While Genepool had a very short tenure, it was a fun but challenging place to work.
Read Jack's story about how we worked on the Wolverine's Revenge title and the demo we made for the Iron Man franchise for Marvel.
Dev To Manager - October 2020Permalink to "Dev To Manager - October 2020"
Siddhant Goel emailed me to see if I'd be interested in sharing my experience of transitioning from a software engineering role to a managerial position. His DevToManager website is a platform dedicated to interviewing engineering leaders on how to make the jump from software development to management. I was keen to share my views and to help other engineers who were interested in team leadership to consider management as their next step. You can read about my story on the Dev To Manager website.
Make Life Work Podcast - March 2020Permalink to "Make Life Work Podcast - March 2020"
Earlier in 2020, I caught up with my long time internet friend, Si Jobling, to chat on his Make Life Work Podcast. Si is an experienced developer and now a Tech Delivery Lead at WorldFirst. In this episode I share the story of my journey into the world of technology, my career making video games, my DJing and house music podcasts, how sepsis nearly killed me, and much, much more.
Yakker Bot Podcast - February 2018Permalink to "Yakker Bot Podcast - February 2018"
In this podcast I chatted with chatbot expert Thomas Hybki about Messenger Marketing and chatbots. I delve deep into my software development past and share my thoughts on the future of conversational marketing.
Surviving Sepsis Interview - January 2018Permalink to "Surviving Sepsis Interview - January 2018"
Back in 2014, I contracted sepsis and almost died. In 2017, I was contacte by a student, Georgia Woolf, who was making an audio documentary on sepsis survivors. It was wonderful to be invited to share my story and to help others who struggled with life after contracting such a terrible disease. Here's the full interview.