Siobhan McKeown is a writer and remote worker based in Whitley Bay in the North-East of England. Since 2010 she has worked online in the tech industry, as a freelancer, a contractor, and as an employee. Through her years working online, she has developed wide-ranging knowledge of the practices of online work, free software and web development. She has travelled extensively, in countries as diverse as Belize, the USA, Portugal, and Thailand, both for work and as a digital nomad. She studied Philosophy at Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Warwick, and Non-Fiction Writing at City University.