[Photo: ViewApart/iStock] I was recently interviewed by Michael Grothaus of Fast Company for my perspective as a senior hiring manager in engineering on how we hire engineers at Twitter. I’m incredibly proud of the work we’ve invested both in a great candidate experience as well as in managing bias. More details in my interview here: Fast... Continue Reading →
I had the privilege of giving this talk at the North Bay Python conference this weekend. What a great, supportive crowd! On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcO-U1leTho&sns=em Slide Deck: http://bit.ly/2iEqc6O Here's the interactive word cloud the audience contributed to during the talk: https://twitter.com/kathleencodes/status/937403090231107584
Don't confuse drama with happiness. - RON SWANSON, PARKS AND REC
Here's a talk I gave at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Orlando, Florida this month. http://goo.gl/8zaEyn
When we managers build teams, we tend to focus on processes for improving efficiency, retention, and performance. But when it comes to change, what you especially need are systems that will build in resilience. Some of the suggestions below are common management techniques, but I’ll point out how they contribute to building resilience.
Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand. - MARTIN FOWLER
Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know. - PEMA CHÖDRÖN