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Kristine Howard
Works at Mi9
Attended University of Notre Dame
Lives in Sydney, Australia
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I made a basket inspired by the Eye of Jupiter from Battlestar Galactica.

(I might be a Cylon.)
So for more than a year now, I've been talking about doing a basket weaving class at Sew Make Create. (Hey, when the Zombie Apocalypse comes, my useful basket weaving skills will ensure I am a valued ...
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The video of my recent talk at Ignite Sydney is now available! That was a really fun night.
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I attended this new-ish meetup group last night and it was fantastic. Highly recommended if you're a local tech leader and want to meet and share ideas with your peers.
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Did you see that news story everywhere the last few days about Roald Dahl's daughter dying of measles? Yeah. Neil Gaiman tweeted a link to my damn website. Ten times normal traffic. That was fun.
I woke up this morning and had a look at Twitter (as you do). To my surprise, I saw this:@web_goddess bahh! @neilhimself posted a link to your Dahl site (measles piece)! lol! :)— miftik (@miftik) Febr...
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I like #11: "Give back. Stowell has a goal of doing one charity-related deed every week. Once you’ve achieved some success, don’t forget to contribute back into the system if you can."
Photo via GeekWire Whether it's football, startups, or even life, you really need to nail the fundamentals before you can succeed. GeekWire Startup Day fea
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My latest two knitting projects are written up on the blog!
Yesterday I picked up my entries from the Sydney Royal Easter Show Arts & Crafts Competition. I entered two projects: a cardigan for me that had been hibernating 90% done for over a year, and a hipste...
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Rather disappointed there were no #womentechmakers  events in all of Australia. I wish I'd known earlier; I would've tried to organise something.

https://www.womentechmakers.com/
Google is partnering with Women Techmakers to launch a series of global events geared towards increasing visibility, community, and resources for technical women in our industry.
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Tickets for the next Ignite Sydney are now available. I'm going to be talking about knitting as computer code!
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This.
Men are not held to that standard. It’s enough.
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The sprint is a 5-day process for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing with customers. Learn to run your own sprints, and read about our upcoming book on sprints.
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Thank you Google (and Steve Jobs).
Will anyone miss Flash when it’s gone? Maybe, if these internet hits spark some nostalgia
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Education
  • University of Notre Dame
    Communications & Theater, 1995 - 1999
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Relationship
Married
Other names
Kris, Kristy
Story
Tagline
American-Australian geek, blogger, business analyst, cat-lover, marathoner, and knitter
Introduction
You may know me as:
web-goddess.org from my blog
web_goddess on Twitter
web-goddess on MetaFilter
webgoddess on Health Month
webgoddess on Ravelry
geekgirlrunner from dailymile and my running podcast

Note to self: Next time pick an online handle without punctuation.
Bragging rights
Ran my first marathon in 2011. Possessor of many skills that will come in handy after the collapse of society, such as knitting, cheese-making, and ukulele-playing. Definitely a self-hating hipster.
Work
Occupation
Business Analyst and Project Coordinator
Employment
  • Mi9
    Iteration Manager, 7 - present
    I head up an agile team building the Future of TV in Australia!
  • Sitback
    Business Analyst, 2012 - present
  • Mobile Embrace
    Business Analyst & Project Coordinator, 2009 - 2012
  • Netdecisions
    Web Developer, 1999 - 2001
  • Epson Australia
    Web Developer, 2002 - 2004
  • Morris & Sons
    Webmaster & Assistant Manager, 2004 - 2008
  • Mobile Messenger
    PHP Developer, 2008 - 2008
  • Commonwealth Bank
    Technical Business Analyst, 4 - 6
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Currently
Sydney, Australia
Previously
Northeast Indiana, USA - South Bend, Indiana, USA - London, England - Sydney, Australia