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


Published by Cat Burton

Cat Burton is a photographer inspired by the wild nature of Scotland. Passionate about animals, conservation and the environment, she's happiest when exploring the wilderness with her camera. From her studio in Perthshire, Scotland, she shares a daily photograph of adventures around the Scottish countryside. From landscapes and wildlife, to farm animals and lone trees. You can follow her adventures around Scotland here. From time to time she creates fine art photography which has been exhibited across the UK and is available as fine art prints here.

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