fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

August 17, 2017

Greater Than Code, the podcast where #PeopleMatter

Earlier this summer I was approached with a very exciting proposal from a friend who I met at AlterConf NYC last winter and asked to become a regular panelist on...

July 1, 2017

Conf Report: MongoDB World 2017

Attending MongoDB World in Chicago last week was a series of firsts for me. It was the first time I was specifically sought out and invited to attend a conference...

June 19, 2017

How to Defect From the Empire (and Other Unethical Jobs)

Since writing about the crisis of morals I had after seeing Rogue One for the first time, I’ve discussed the topics of Star Wars and engineering ethics with many colleagues...

June 8, 2017

Jamey Grows #1 – Hamama Review

Are you interested in livening up your house or workspace with a little extra green? Have you wanted to grow some of your own produce at home but didn’t have...

June 7, 2017

Zine Updates – Fairs, Sales & Libraries

I’m not sure when my life started revolving solely around zines but here we are. And you’ll get no complaints from me! In fact, I have a few exciting announcements...

June 2, 2017

Zine Origami: A Tutorial

I just finished my newest zine, which I’ll be featuring on the site next week, and it’s gotten me pretty hype about sharing the magic of zinemaking with everyone I...

May 19, 2017

Interview with Our Queer Art

I recently did an interview about my zine-making and artistic process with an awesome website called Our Queer Art that does profiles of queer artists! Here is the full text...

May 16, 2017

Conf Report: Railsconf 2017

When I first decided I wanted to try being a conference speaker, Railsconf was my goal conference. When I found out I got accepted to Railsconf my first year as...

May 12, 2017

Out With The Old, In With The New: My Relationship With My Birth Name

I don’t hear my birth name very often anymore. Shedding the burden of carrying my birth name with me seemed unattainable when I was just beginning the journey of changing...

May 9, 2017

Conf Report: IndoorAgCon 2017

I just got home from a long weekend in Las Vegas, attending IndoorAgCon and I’m excited to share a little bit about what I saw there! Though I’ve been doing...

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