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Hi. I'm Lorna Timbah.

Mobile Web Developer, Tech Community Builder, Startup Evangelist, Blogger

What do I do? Build communities.
How do I build wealth? Through training, consultation, startups, apps and websites.
I work on what I love.
I'm a certified Microsoft expert, a Google Mobile Site expert, and a WordPress plugin developer and general translator at WordPress.org. Check out my blog and social media pages to see what I've been up to.

Website redesign and content strategy: WebGrrrl.net 3.1

I spent the whole of yesterday to focus on website redesign. It’s just a minor tweak here and there. Two bug fixes in the form of 1) realigning my comments section, and 2) restyling my pagination. I didn’t deal with these two when I worked on WebGrrrl.net 3.0 two years ago. I like using built-in […]

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Moving on from Steem blockchain to Hive

I didn’t realise Steem and Hive blockchains have cause such drama this year. I’m a bigger fan of blogging than I am cryptocurrencies. In particular, there more important things to do in real life, like dealing with the economic implications of COVID-19. As a result I didn’t even realise that Steem has hard-forked as Hive, […]

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Testing Android handwriting keyboard

Two easy and free handwriting-to-text apps for Android

Handwriting keyboard apps for mobile phones are a god-send for me. I find that the act of using pen and paper do wonders to my productivity. The smaller screen estate on smartphones makes it a challenge to type without error. Multilingually, accuracy can also be tricky despite the autocorrect functions. Slide keyboards are getting better, […]

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Easiest Realtek USB FE Family Controller fix

I’m going to post this easy fix here for my personal reference. I own a USB type C Ethernet adapter (aff) that uses the Realtek driver, and I use it quite often. Then today, it suddenly stopped working on my Acer Swift 5 laptop. When I checked my Device Manager, under the Network Adapter, my […]

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My Grassroots Community Projects

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Google Developer Group
Community Manager

GDG is an open and independent group where developers become better developers, by exploring and building services using Google technologies.

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Women Techmakers
Community Lead

WTM aims to increase women's visibility and participation in technical events via tech-based and technical know-how that enhances problem-solving skills.

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Startup Weekend
Lead Organiser

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event where anyone from technical, creative, to business groups gather and learn how to turn their ideas into reality.

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CoderDojo
Lead Organiser

CoderDojo is an open source, volunteer led community orientated around running free non-profit coding clubs for young people ages 7 to 17 years old.