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#49: “Creating Safe Communities, the Indie Gamer Way” with Angel Mero | Educative Sessions

#49: “Creating Safe Communities, the Indie Gamer Way” with Angel Mero | Educative Sessions

March 10, 2021

Angel Mero became a community manager back in 2016, jumping into the pool without even dipping her toes in. After she got comfortable in the role, she got involved with the indie game development scene. Angel fit right in as a gamer, but what was it like for her being in the video game industry as a half-Asian female? Angel shares her passion for growing indies community and thoughts on how to do inclusivity and support the right way.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/Nlk4p_5z9GY

 
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Angel Mero (she/her) is one of the community managers of the Seattle Independent Developers and an avid video gamer. 

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 49: "Creating Safe Communities, the Indie Gamer Way" with Angel Mero | Educative Sessions
#48: “Climbing the Rugged Terrain of Tech in America” with Igor Packo of F5 Networks | Educative Sessions

#48: “Climbing the Rugged Terrain of Tech in America” with Igor Packo of F5 Networks | Educative Sessions

March 10, 2021

When Igor Packo decided to move to the U.S. from Europe to start a new life with his wife Dawn Saquin, he thought he would have an easy time as someone pursuing a career in tech. Instead, his journey to finding a job took years of paperwork, interview prep, and adjusting for living standards and culture. Learn about the barriers and added burdens of applying for tech work as an immigrant in this session. 

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/vT_3SKuCZuk

 
ABOUT OUR GUEST
 

Igor Packo is a software engineer with F5 Networks, based in Seattle, Washington. Originally from Slovakia, he is an avid outdoors person, often getting lost somewhere in a nearby mountain but fully confident he will make his way back home. 

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 48: "Climbing the Rugged Terrain of Tech in America" with Igor Packo of F5 Networks | Educative Sessions
#47: “Keep calm, and try it on!” with Soundarya Ramakrishnan of Microsoft | Educative Sessions

#47: “Keep calm, and try it on!” with Soundarya Ramakrishnan of Microsoft | Educative Sessions

March 10, 2021

Soundarya Ramakrishnan is one of many people who live with imposter syndrome in the tech industry. After trying out various roles, pursuing a second master's degree, and changing teams several times, Soundarya realized a healthy dose of the unknown helps to forge confidence. In this session, we talk how the seemingly debilitating mindset can actually liberate people and make them feel less like imposters. 

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/7Bh_7jfv9RA

 
ABOUT OUR GUEST
 

Soundarya Ramakrishnan is a software engineer at Microsoft. She enjoys learning and can usually be caught spinning several plates in the air - apart from work, she is a trained Bharatanatyam (South Indian classical dance form) dancer, bathroom singer and an aspiring novelist. When she grows up, she would like to become Hermione Granger.

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 47: "Keep calm, and try it on!" with Soundarya Ramakrishnan of Microsoft | Educative Sessions
#46: “Rebuilding Myself Through Tech” with Natasha Hedeker | Educative Sessions

#46: “Rebuilding Myself Through Tech” with Natasha Hedeker | Educative Sessions

March 1, 2021

TW: The following session contains a discussion about sexual assault, trauma, and mental health. Viewer and listener discretion is advised. If you are in need of help or support, we recommend visiting RAINN (rainn.org), the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the United States.

Natasha Hedeker went through a major shift in my life, pursuing a career in secondary education to software developer. Her journey took years of recovering from a traumatic experience and finding strength  Natasha would like to show listeners that you really can come from any background and become a successful developer.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/XQs8Dc28zdY

 
ABOUT OUR GUEST
 

Natasha Hedeker is a professional software engineer and literary enthusiast based out of the Chicagoland area. 

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ABOUT EDUCATIVE
 
Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 46: "Rebuilding Myself Through Tech" with Natasha Hedeker | Educative Sessions
#45: “Computer Science for the Greater Good” with Jake Bell of Code.org | Educative Sessions

#45: “Computer Science for the Greater Good” with Jake Bell of Code.org | Educative Sessions

February 25, 2021

Technology can help solve the greatest challenges we face but only the most privileged are given the opportunity to learn to create their own solutions. While working in the nonprofit, government, and academic sectors Jake Bell saw how organizations are limited without access to the latest technologies. As Code.org's partnerships manager for the Asia Pacific region, he tries to help more students learn foundational computer science skills and feel empowered to change their community for the better.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/4RYX7EptfMI

 
ABOUT OUR GUEST
 

Jake Bell supports Code.org's partners throughout the Asia-Pacific region who are working to bring computer science to every student. He previously worked as a web developer and a web development instructor, where he discovered his passion for helping others learn computer science. He started his career in international relations working at Columbia University's East Asian Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. State Department, and the White House.

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 45: "Computer Science for the Greater Good" with Jake Bell of Code.org | Educative Sessions
#44: “The Care and Monitoring of You” with Mary Thengvall of Camunda | Educative Sessions

#44: “The Care and Monitoring of You” with Mary Thengvall of Camunda | Educative Sessions

February 25, 2021

We all know monitoring the health, well-being, and happiness of our community is an incredibly important part of being a community professional, but it’s arguably even more important to monitor those qualities in ourselves — those who take care of the community. Our guest Mary Thengvall is one of the foremost vanguards of this movement.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/QLHICsxwDjY

 
ABOUT OUR GUEST

 

Mary Thengvall is a connector of people at heart, personally and professionally. She loves digging into the strategy of how to build and foster developer communities and has been doing so for over 10 years. Mary is the Director of Developer Relations at Camunda, an open source process automation platform. She's the author of the first book on Developer Relations: The Business Value of Developer Relations (© 2018, Apress).

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 44: "The Care and Monitoring of You" with Mary Thengvall of Camunda | Educative Sessions
#43: “Is Utah like the rest of America? A Chinese Scientist’s First Impressions” with Harry Zhang of SAP | Educative Sessions

#43: “Is Utah like the rest of America? A Chinese Scientist’s First Impressions” with Harry Zhang of SAP | Educative Sessions

February 19, 2021

Harry Zhang has been a scientist for more than 15 years across multiple fields: chemistry, cancer research, and business data science. He began his journey as a resident across two different cultures (China and the US), with his first experiences in the latter beginning in ... Utah? His early years studying at BYU formed his unique perspective to visualize and understand the world around him.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/byUuOorsjt8

 
ABOUT OUR GUEST

 

Harry Zhang is currently working as a Senior Data Scientist at SAP, and his routine responsibility consists of business data analytics and prediction model development. He also has special interest in natural language processing, time series forecasting, and image classification technology. Before becoming a industry data scientist, Harry has worked in chemistry and cancer research for many years.  You can learn more about him at linkedin.com/in/harryzhangdata.

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 43: "Is Utah like the rest of America? A Chinese Scientist's First Impressions" with Harry Zhang of SAP | Educative Sessions
#42: “My Calligraphy Sucks: How Failure Shapes Style in My Hobbies” with Sam Wilson of HEB Digital | Educative Sessions

#42: “My Calligraphy Sucks: How Failure Shapes Style in My Hobbies” with Sam Wilson of HEB Digital | Educative Sessions

February 19, 2021

Sam Wilson was born in a rural town in Kentucky, raised by a mom and granny who renamed him after an orphan from a TV movie of the week. The waves of just six channels survived the long journey to a remote rustic home betwixt fields of corn and tobacco. There wasn't much to do other than doodle, play with wooly worms, and pretend all branches were divining rods. With calligraphy, Sam found a style where his aspirations push against limitations.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/D-UnLyTg_5o

 

ABOUT OUR GUEST

 

You can read all about Sam Wilson at iamnotsam.com

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ABOUT EDUCATIVE
 
Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 42: "My Calligraphy Sucks: How Failure Shapes Style in My Hobbies" with Sam Wilson of HEB Digital | Educative Sessions
#41: “That Time I Did a Launch Demo with Mark Wahlberg” with Patrick Perini | Educative Sessions

#41: “That Time I Did a Launch Demo with Mark Wahlberg” with Patrick Perini | Educative Sessions

February 14, 2021

A series of well-placed half-truths and landed us in a last-minute improvised launch event for Mark Wahlberg's Wahlburgers West Hollywood location — an event filled with celebrities and destined for second-rate reality TV. Patrick Perini describes the experience in full and the lessons learned about decision-making in a crisis.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/v_WYUalt368

 

ABOUT OUR GUEST

Patrick Perini is a storyteller, technologist, and frequent entrepreneur. During this story, he was VP of Product and co-founder of Raydiant, a screen signage company trying to build a distributed TV operating system. These days, his head is down working on a number of projects to be named later. You can find him at https://pcperini.com or @pcperini on Twitter.

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ABOUT EDUCATIVE
 
Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 41: "That Time I Did a Launch Demo with Mark Wahlberg" with Patrick Perini | Educative Sessions
#40: “Why Developers Should Blog: The Importance of Side Projects” with Tapas Adhikary of Microfocus | Educative Sessions

#40: “Why Developers Should Blog: The Importance of Side Projects” with Tapas Adhikary of Microfocus | Educative Sessions

February 12, 2021

From Tapas Adhikary's experience, most of the developers got the 'main job' for earning and supporting their families. They are often so involved in their work that they stop living their passion, and in turn, learning gets stagnant. To Tapas, sharing knowledge through blogging and other side projects is an integral part of the personal development process.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/QY0JXAMwF-Q

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Tapas Adhikary is a technology blogger and public speaker. His interests lie in web application development, sharing knowledge about it and, mentoring software developers. He has 16+ years of experience in software development and building productive teams. He regularly contributes to his blog blog.greenroots.info and dev.to. Tapas is a passionate mentor who shares software engineering, career & web app development tips on Twitter and 1-1.

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 40: "Why Developers Should Blog: The Importance of Side Projects" with Tapas Adhikary of Microfocus | Educative Sessions
#39: “How Bartering In Morocco Helped Me Find My Passion for Coding” with Kelly Revenaugh of Galvanize | Educative Sessions

#39: “How Bartering In Morocco Helped Me Find My Passion for Coding” with Kelly Revenaugh of Galvanize | Educative Sessions

February 12, 2021

After suffering from burnout and struggling to learn to code for years, Kelly Revenaugh spent a gap year traveling through Europe and North Africa. While in Morocco, she bartered with a Moroccan Surf Camp to provide web development services in exchange for surf lessons. That project led Kelly to realize that her passion lies in the communication that exists between humans and code.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/V1J8HAYtjPw

ABOUT OUR GUEST

 

Kelly Revenaugh serve as Galvanize’s Evangelist (aka 'brand ambassador') and help to form and promote new relationships with learning communities, technology companies, and people in order to facilitate integration between various members in tech and Galvanize.

Kelly manages Galvanize's tech Slack group. To join: https://www.galvanize.com/join-our-tech-slack-community

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 39: "How Bartering In Morocco Helped Me Find My Passion for Coding" with Kelly Revenaugh of Galvanize | Educative Sessions
#38: “Fighting Impostor Syndrome as a Technical Co-Founder” with Carter Lathrop of Paperstreet | Educative Sessions

#38: “Fighting Impostor Syndrome as a Technical Co-Founder” with Carter Lathrop of Paperstreet | Educative Sessions

February 7, 2021

Carter Lathrop left a terrific position at Salesforce to start his own company. He became a phenomenal engineer and technical lead in his day job, but he had constant doubts about whether he could build a product from scratch, let alone something that users would love. Carter's 3-year journey from then to now will shed some light on what that path looks like for a nervous engineer that wonders about taking the leap into building something from nothing.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/Tl1L35hK0Mo

ABOUT OUR GUEST


Carter Lathrop is the CTO and Co-Founder of Paperstreet (paperstreet.vc), an investor updates and portfolio management platform for startups and investors. He was thrown into the startup world in 2018 and has since dabbled in almost every position a company might have. He's most passionate about fostering innovation and bringing out the best in people.

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 38: "Fighting Impostor Syndrome as a Technical Co-Founder" with Carter Lathrop of Paperstreet | Educative Sessions
#37: “From Job-Seeking to Coaching Job Seekers” with Jolie Brown of Placement | Educative Sessions

#37: “From Job-Seeking to Coaching Job Seekers” with Jolie Brown of Placement | Educative Sessions

February 4, 2021

Early in her career, Jolie Brown listened to her parents, who were all about racking up degrees. After earning a degree in psychology and an MBA, she worked in marketing and owned her own business for 17 years. After successfully exiting, Jolie took a pause to truly ask myself: what do I actually want to do in life? This question led her to take the leap into life and career coaching with people in the tech world, and she is loving it.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/dz9PGoYR7N8

ABOUT OUR GUEST


Jolie Brown is a Career Coach currently with Placement (placement.com), which takes the vague unwieldy process of job seeking and streamline it efficiently and ultimately for each individual success. She works with a multitude of individuals to help them land a career. Placement gives her the space to coach individuals and support them every step of the way. They use content, workshops, job seeking software, and the human touch of working with a talent agent.

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 37: "From Job-Seeking to Coaching Job Seekers" with Jolie Brown of Placement | Educative Sessions
#36: “From Ballet to Data Science” with Catherine Rekhert of DataBoom | Educative Sessions

#36: “From Ballet to Data Science” with Catherine Rekhert of DataBoom | Educative Sessions

January 29, 2021

One life changing event helped a girl from Kazakhstan discover that she might be great at data analytics. Despite her past background in Choreography and Economics, she took a chance and ended up working for Microsoft ! Now she is a founder of a company and a data science community, and she recently came back to the U.S. to make a lot of noise.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/VscmU-2rz94

ABOUT OUR GUEST

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ABOUT EDUCATIVE
 
Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 36: "From Ballet to Data Science" with Catherine Rekhert of DataBoom | Educative Sessions
#35: “… But Does it Work?” Putting Value Over Design with Lillian Taylor of N3 | Educative Sessions

#35: “… But Does it Work?” Putting Value Over Design with Lillian Taylor of N3 | Educative Sessions

January 29, 2021

Back in the 1990s, Lillian Taylor saved CitiCorp over $2M a year by teaching herself how to code and building an application which, she admits, was pretty ugly. That didn't matter to the CEO. In this talk, we'll explore the importance of business impact, coding elegance, and talking to stakeholders before writing that first line of code.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/e2LX4Qtw_ME

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ABOUT EDUCATIVE
 
Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 35: "... But Does it Work?" Putting Value Over Design with Lillian Taylor of N3 | Educative Sessions
#34: “Staying Fit in the Developer World” with John Lyon-Smith of Amazon | Educative Sessions

#34: “Staying Fit in the Developer World” with John Lyon-Smith of Amazon | Educative Sessions

January 24, 2021

As a software developer manager, John Lyon-Smith wants to share an important concern with his team and the developer community at large: are you exercising enough? Passionate about fitness himself, John believes that developer work often leads to bad habits down the line, and even just a simple daily walk will do wonders for one's physical and mental health. This session explores John's own personal fitness hacks and his suggestions for adopting a health-first mindset. 

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/ySk-lDSJhJw

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ABOUT EDUCATIVE
 
Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.
 
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Episode 34: "Staying Fit in the Developer World" with John Lyon-Smith of Amazon | Educative Sessions
#33: “Going Silent (and Being OK with it)” with Cameron Buckingham of Deloitte | Educative Sessions

#33: “Going Silent (and Being OK with it)” with Cameron Buckingham of Deloitte | Educative Sessions

January 24, 2021

It's been more than two years since Cam put any effort into personal branding, conference-attending, public speaking, or community engagement. He went silent: a a conscientious effort of avoiding the noise. This highly personal talk for both host and guest reviews the lessons learned and even offers a critique on life as a developer.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/GpMWqRyq70g

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.

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Episode #33: "Going Silent (and Being OK with it)" with Cameron Buckingham of Deloitte | Educative Sessions

#32: “What’s the weird looking stuff on the screen?” with Robert Murray of TaskRabbit | Educative Sessions

#32: “What’s the weird looking stuff on the screen?” with Robert Murray of TaskRabbit | Educative Sessions

January 15, 2021

Coding in public has always been Robert's preference. An earlier adopter to coffee shop life, for a while people didn't understand what he was doing there with his laptop, and why he wasn't talking to anyone else, or reading a book. It's much more common now, and there is a much larger, global community of nomads.

Watch the YouTube HERE: https://youtu.be/r4Ul2jKIHqU 

ABOUT OUR GUEST

Robert Murray s a software engineer currently working at TaskRabbit. He also has a pension for sourcing the best coffee in any city he visits, is an amateur competitive latte artist, a lover of live music, a MINI enthusiast and occasional mechanic.

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.

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Episode #32: "What's the weird looking stuff on the screen?" with Robert Murray of TaskRabbit | Educative Sessions

#31: “Daring to Create My Own Future in Tech” with Kenlyn Terai of Slalom Build | Educative Sessions

#31: “Daring to Create My Own Future in Tech” with Kenlyn Terai of Slalom Build | Educative Sessions

December 18, 2020

A lover of quotes, Kenlyn Terai's story is somewhere between Abraham Lincoln's "The best way to predict the future is to create it" and Helen Keller's "Life is a daring adventure or nothing." She spent a lot of time discovering the right career/life fit and decided Tech was the way to go. Join in and hear how she overcame setbacks to find a fulfilling career path.

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Episode 31: "Daring to Create My Own Future in Tech" with Kenlyn Terai of Slalom Build | Educative Sessions

#30: “Finding My Community: Immigration and Tech” with Taimur Khan of Adsata | Educative Sessions

#30: “Finding My Community: Immigration and Tech” with Taimur Khan of Adsata | Educative Sessions

December 16, 2020

Immigrants: they get the job done, right? It is no secret the world today is increasingly polarized on immigration. However, world economies believed for years that tech innovation was propelled by newcomers, from Nikola Tesla to Sergey Brin of Google. However, Tesla or Brin might have found it difficult to integrate in today's communities based purely on their tech skill and knowledge. Hear Taimur Khan talk about his own journey why the issue of community integration for tech immigrants needs to be revisited.

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Eight year ago, Taimur Khan left Pakistan to better himself. First, a college-scholarship took him to upstate New York, and then a tech startup idea brought him to east Germany. Since moving to Germany, Taimur has not only been able to successfully establish his startup, but also to teach web development to "newcomers."

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Educative (educative.io) provides interactive and adaptive courses for software developers. Whether it’s beginning to learn to code, grokking the next interview, or brushing up on frontend coding, data science, or cybersecurity, Educative is changing how developers continue their education. Stay relevant through our pre-configured learning environments that adapt to match a developer’s skill level. Educative provides the best author platform for instructors to create interactive and adaptive content in only a few clicks.

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Episode 30: "Finding My Community: Immigration and Tech" with Taimur Khan of Adsata | Educative Sessions

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