fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

March 3, 2017

Available Now: Meep Morp #1!

“Meep Morp #1” is the first zine I have published completely independently and I think it’s more of a labor of love than anything else I have ever worked on,...

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 19, 2017

Conf Report: CodeMash 2017

I was lucky enough to spend most of last week at CodeMash, a huge conference that takes place at a giant African themed waterpark in sunny Sandusky, OH. And you...

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...

December 22, 2016

Conf Report: Alterconf NYC

A couple weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be able to attend and speak at Alterconf in NYC. For those not in the know, Alterconf is a series of...

November 27, 2016

Alterconf NYC – 12/10

I am so excited to have been invited to give a full length talk at next month’s Alterconf in New York City! The lineup of speakers is truly phenomenal and I am so honored...

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!...

September 9, 2016

Gem of the Week: twilio-ruby

Ever had an app that needs to communicate with people in more ways than just shooting them an email? How about an app that can send text alerts or even...

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