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Start-up life is glamorised by most. Here are the real stories.

I graduated around 18 months ago with a master’s degree in electrical engineering. Since then I have been the only electrical engineer at a tech start up making electrical sensors. The only electrical engineer. 18 months out of university. At a company making electrical sensors. My experience has been… interesting.

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The Feral Pen Thief – The Hunt Begins

My last post outlined the heinous crime to which I now dedicate my waking hours to solving. This post is to outline the beginnings of my hunt, and how the fiend may be much slier than I had thought. I’ve watched enough crime thrillers to know what the detective must do first; outline the tools…

The Feral Pen Thief – I WILL FIND YOU.

I wouldn’t consider myself an extremely object-oriented person. Rarely do I develop attachments to my possessions, and rarer still do I feel any real level of protection over them. I make an exception, of course, for a good pen. I could write for hours on the sensation of a good pen. The way it glides…

Trying to be Organised in a Start-Up – Why I Don’t Bother

There are three days left until hand in and, naturally, it is going to be tight. Doable, but tight. Then I go and make what I now know to be an extremely foolish mistake. During some of my earlier and more desperate times I would find myself searching for what their authors and presenters like…

The First Client Meeting (Part 1)

I sat down at my desk, turned on the ageing computer I had inherited from the guy before, pulled in my chair, and prepared myself for the customary five minutes of morning pleasantries. In that respect it was a morning like any other. Yet thanks to the ‘quick chat’ I had just had, that was…


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