of artistic vanity. I came of age in Neopets and Myspace :D
Eventually I wanted to animate things in browser instead waiting to export videos.
Almost everyday I see something that makes our lives easier and think, "I wish I made that".
I am really impressed by the ACLU video app for recording police brutality, Daniel Shiffman's Coding Train.
So I wanted to become an amazing developer so I could make software for social causes.
I got better at dev because I wanted to make a livable wage.
my fear of databases
my fear of deploying
my fear of being a shitty dev forever
how I handle failure and address conflicts.
how I'll try over and over til something works.
Listen to and hang out with people who aren't like you.
Make a wikipedia page for someone you know, and try your hand and maintaining it.
Offer advice only when they ask for it.