Matt West

Matt West

I'm a 21 year old entrepreneur from the UK. Currently working on Kojitsu, a new way to discover content on the web. In 2012 I authored the book HTML5 Foundations.

Thoughts on Writing

Writing gets talked about these days as one of the most important skills a person can have, and I generally agree. Writing teaches you to think deeply. To care about the work you produce. To consider how others will read your words. Being a good writer isn't a trait you're born with. Writing is...

Edit Your To-do Lists

My day revolves around what’s on my to-do list. It helps to keep me productive. But to-do lists have a problem. They get bloated. You end up with all sorts of stuff on there that isn’t that important. It’s important to edit your to-do lists. Remove the things that aren’t important. Focus on the...

Greatest Hits (so far) From The Treehouse Blog

After finishing HTML5 Foundations I was asked if I’d like to start writing for the Treehouse blog. Naturally I jumped at the opportunity and started formulating ideas for blog posts. That was November 2012. Over the past year (and a bit) I’ve written more than fifty posts for the Treehouse blog...

Review of the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard

I've been looking for an ergonomic keyboard for a while but have always been put off by the design of most of the keyboards on the market. They usually look more like a medical instrument than something I want to have on my desk. So when I came across the Microsoft Sculpt ergonomic keyboard I...

Thoughts on Freelancing

This week I wrote an article for the Treehouse blog that aims to pass on some of the lessons I’ve learned over my freelancing career. If you’re a freelancer, or are thinking about going freelance, I hope it might be some use to you. Going Freelance: How to Thrive When Working For Yourself Peace...