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Hey! Nice to have you

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  • πŸ‘‹ I'm Simon
  • πŸ€” I like to think I'm solving problems
  • πŸ€– Dependabot likes to think differently
  • 🀷 My mother thinks I'm special
  • I should write more...

The end of Jo The Fish

Why did we build Jo the Fish, what was it meant to do and why has it been deprecated.
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  • Now: Founder at c/side🌴
  • Previously:
  • Product Lead at Hydra
  • Senior PM at Vercel
  • Solution architect and PM at Cloudflare
  • Various roles at Microsoft
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Where are you?

  • Based in London, on an island πŸ‘‰πŸ‘ˆ
  • Working remotely allowing me to be where the fun stuff is at
  • Frequently in SF, Lisbon, Thailand
  • I like being around people who build and find those 3 places to be exceptional
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πŸ“š Book recommendations
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How Peter R de Vries inspired me

How Peter R de Vries - Dutch crime reporter - left a mark on the next generation
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How I hacked the education system
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What I learnt from Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking didn't live an easy life but that didn't stop him. Here's what I learnt from his journey.
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