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Cake

Start where your data is

Disability

My Identity Isn't the Nasty Habit Killing Your Dreams

I can't believe this bullshit got 9000 claps on Medium.
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
3 min read
Nonbinary, Career

What's in a Name?

I have officially changed my name on my resume to Cakelin. Resume, job wishlist and suggested questions to ask interviewers inside. Batteries not included.
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
3 min read
Poem

Pinterest Working Class

I am every other person I pass. I am shifting tree fractals. And every question you ask.
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
1 min read
Poem, Privilege

Entitlement Quicksand

The stress of misalignment in the humanity machine is you
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
1 min read
Disability, Buddhism

I've Been Wrong About What's Wrong About Me

Existing where our similarity with each other and our past selves ends.
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
4 min read
ADHD, Code

I'm a Bug, Not a Feature

My brain needs an appropriate loader to handle attention, but even Google can't seem to find me one.
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
4 min read
Disability, Career

The Gift of Grey Spaces in Our Careers

Valuing career advancement above health causes many people to pursue or tolerate harmful work environments. This is certainly the case for many of us working in the hostile and competitive world of tech.
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
4 min read
Talks

We Aren't Friends

Definitely not friends with the projector that locked me out during a talk this past Tuesday. Much bigger fan of the Women in Tech members who came to learn about writing on Medium!
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
2 min read
Cake

Introducing Cake

The solution I keep coming back to is giving people their data and tools to use it. In the past few years, I've managed to use data to vastly improve my health and life. I hope some of what I've learned can be helpful to others.
Kaitlin Marquardt
Kaitlin Marquardt
2 min read