Maternal morbidity as a philanthropic cause area

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

In 2022 OpenPhilanthropy launched Cause Exploration Prizes, inviting people to submit ideas for new ways to allocate their funding. Maternal morbidity, defined by the WHO as “any health condition attributed to and/or aggravated by pregnancy and childbirth that has a negative impact on the woman’s wellbeing”, is a leading cause of DALYs worldwide, and although… Full post

How I eat healthily as a disorganised person

Monday, May 9, 2022

Here’s how I manage to eat healthily as someone with executive dysfunction and almost no interest in food: Frozen everything Did you know you can get frozen garlic cubes? Frozen chopped onion? You literally just heat up oil and toss them directly in from frozen. This is the only way I can ever make sauces…. Full post

The Art of Giving and Receiving Code Reviews (Gracefully)

Monday, June 25, 2018

The research on code reviews is pretty clear: they reduce code defects at an incredible rate, typically around 80% to 90%1. Harder to measure, but clearly valuable, are the learning opportunities of reading others’ code and having others read your code, the enforcement of readable code, and the maintenance of code standards and consistent architectural… Full post