fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

Category - Articles

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...

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 8, 2017

Fear/Comfort/Fear

I spend a lot of time scared, much more than I’d like to let on. I think a lot of people who know me would be surprised to hear me...

March 22, 2017

My Relationship With My Chest

Let’s get one thing out in the open right away. I hate my chest. I have long looked down at my boobs, which are only an A cup anyway, and...

February 17, 2017

A Guide to Safe Binding – For You or Your Kid!

“My 13-year-old daughter(?) has recently come out to me as genderqueer, more specifically, as a demigirl. She’s told me that she’s still okay with being referred to with she/her and...

January 24, 2017

Inaugural Memories of 2009

I tried to avoid the news last Friday because I believe in self care and removing yourself from harmful situations when necessary. My plans for inauguration day were to write...

January 10, 2017

How Rogue One Taught Me Not To Be A Bad Guy

As both a Star Wars fan and a political advocate, I was very excited about the release of Rogue One in December. How could I not be? Look at this...

December 23, 2016

Eating While Transgender

There’s an odd dichotomy that comes with being transgender. On the one hand, I often feel like a teacher. There’s an assumption that I know more about gender theory than...

September 16, 2016

Gem of the Week: Figaro

So let’s say you’ve already got your app up and running with whatever service you need and a fancy gem to help you integrate it, like Stripe or Twilio. Great!...

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