Being an outsider has been part of my life for quite a while now. A woman with a long and varied career in tech. Middle aged in a profession where youth dominates. An immigrant who settled in the country 25 years ago.
As a shy person, I long to blend in and not stand out. And most of the time, immersed in life and the job, all consciousness of otherness disappears. I am a fish in the water. This is the world I know and this is what I do. Continue reading
Le tableau de bord m’annonce que quelqu’un du Canada, où je ne suis jamais allée, à visité mon site. Quelques jours avant, c’étaient trois clics dès États Unis.
Voilà la trajectoire au hasard d’une poignée d’électrons perdus. Continue reading
This winter I have a new collection of books by my bedside:
- “Brit(ish)”, by Afu Hirsch
- “What’s the Future and Why it’s up to Us”, by Tim O’Reilly
- “El Porvenir de mi Pasado”, by Mario Benedetti
- “The Prime of Miss Jane Brodie”, by Muriel Spark
- “Memento Mori”, also by Muriel Spark
I love reading, especially proper books that you can touch and smell.
I read to relax, to forget, to travel, to learn.
Normally, the book I pick up depends on my mood that day or at that moment or how tired I am, so I tend to trail several of them at once and thus take ages finishing them.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this last couple of months:
- “What’s the Future and Why it’s Up to Us“, by Tim O’Reilly
- “Roahl Dahl’s marvellous medicine“, by Tom Solomon
- “Les dones del 36“, by Isabel Olesti
- “Le livre des Baltimore“, by Joel Dicker
Ma peau, mon histoire
ma por, mon coratge
mi voz, mi silencio
my void, my fill Continue reading