fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

Tag - events

March 12, 2020

Life Lessons For A COVID-19 World I Learned From Open Spaces

I recently attended (and presented at) DevOpsDays NYC. It was my third DevOpsDays event and it was a fantastic conference, as the other two had been! What I didn’t realize...

February 28, 2020

‘The Night in Question’ Raises Questions About People and Predators

Humans are herd animals. Herds meander, move in an uncoordinated way. But vampires are pack animals. Predators. And packs move with strategy and intention. That’s what makes vampires so scary....

July 18, 2019

Jackalope’s “Cyberpunk: Night City” Made Me Cry Real (In Character) Tears

The date was May 25th, 2036. The place was Night City, an urban shithole located in Northern California. I was there to celebrate Night’s Wake—an annual raucous block party commemorating...

December 24, 2018

Where Were You During The LARP In Question?

I was a little nervous as I walked up the gravel path to the event site for The Night in Question. I had come to Austin, TX, all the way...

May 17, 2018

Conf Report: Railsconf 2018

I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak at Railsconf again this year, which was held in sunny Pittsburgh, PA! (Just kidding, it snowed the whole time even though...

August 21, 2017

Conf Report: PolyConf

Of all the conferences I was scheduled for this spring, I think Polyconf was the one I was most excited about! First of all, this year it was held in...

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...

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 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...

May 1, 2017

Conf Report: Women Techmakers Montreal 2017

In early April, I was really thrilled to drive up to Montreal, Quebec to speak at the Women Techmakers conference there. WTM is a program that was set up by...

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