Last week while on holiday in San Francisco I was invited to Idibon to give an inspirational talk on my life as a digital nomad. Idibon are a super cool startup specialising in NLP (natural language processing). This was one of my favourite topics when studying Computer Science at university, so I leapt at the chance to visit them!

My talk focussed on a bit of my back story and how I became a nomad. I then talked about some of the fun and crazy things to happen during the past year. Finally I wrapped up with some of my lessons learned and useful tips. I also tried to set straight some of the wrong impressions people have about digital nomads (e.g. we don’t all code from hammocks)! I showed quite a few of my photographs from my travel too.

Clarifying some digital nomad myths
Clarifying some digital nomad myths


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Cat Burton is a self-taught photographer and artist based in Perthshire, Scotland. Her fine art photography is atmospheric and enchanting, inspired by nature, fantasy, folklore and videogames. Cat's work is exhibited at various events throughout Scotland and she offers photography workshops and online mentoring to clients worldwide. If you'd like to know more, simply get in touch via the Contact page.

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