While I love seasonal reading lists to keep me accountable to my bookworm goals, I decided not to make one this past winter. Publishing a book is exhausting, and I didn’t want to overwhelm myself with content. I still read a lot, but now that it’s almost spring, it’s time to get back at it.… Continue reading 8 Books on Mary K’s Spring 2018 Reading List
In the future, we'll be doing jobs we couldn't dream of. So, let's dream up our dream jobs.
Now that it's fall, it's officially the time for pumpkin spice everything, and with that comes an abundance of misused stereotypes. The term "basic white girl" annoys me year round, but the seasonal resurgence of privilege grinds my gears, and I gotta let it out. Urban Dictionary of a Basic White Girl: A female who… Continue reading PSL Season: A Time to Check Yo Privilege and Stereotypes
With the multitude of recent hurricanes and wildfires, it’s becoming clear that resources aren’t always efficiently allocated to those in need. With saturated news feeds, so much of technology’s potential is left untapped for emergency aid. I'm proud to work with Accenture, combining technology and brainpower to support disaster relief. On Tuesday, September 12, Accenture… Continue reading Disaster Relief Design Thinking Workshop: Hosted by Accenture & 1871
Working in buzzword-heavy environments, the word clouds of my life are crammed with jargon. When talking with friends and family in industries other than tech, fitness, marketing, or social media, sometimes buzzwords are considered witty or creative. As a wordsmith, I get a good chuckle when these loaded, overused words are used in my everyday… Continue reading 28 of my Favorite Buzzwords