Your hostess on this site is Deirdré Straughan (that’s pronounced DEAR-druh STRAWN).
Deirdré Straughan helps technologies grow and thrive through marketing and community. Her product experience spans consumer apps and devices, cloud services and technologies, and kernel features. Her toolkit includes words, websites, blogs, communities, events, video, social, marketing, and more. She has written and edited technical books and blog posts, filmed and produced videos, and organized meetups, conferences, and conference talks. You can learn more about her on beginningwithi.com. She is currently the Content Lead for Open Source at Amazon Web Services.
If you feel an overpowering urge to thank me for this site, you’re welcome to get me a gift from my Amazon wish list.