September 18, 2015
1: From Developer to Engineer
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"I suspect more people joined the military in the late 90s because they were asked to program web pages and they were like 'nope, I would rather be shot'."
"I bet you there are more suicides in the world prorated to people having to decompile coffee script, than there are to almost anything else programming related."
"My job as an engineer, is not to engineer, it is to create a product."
- About the guest:
- James Wanga was born in Kenya.
- He has been a software engineer for over 10 years.
- He is the founder of Gotham Labratories.
- He is a Senior Software Engineer at Morgan Stanley
- He was a Front End Web Development Instructor at General Assembly.
- Other experiences include working with NASA, HBO, DOOR3, DOW JONES, NPR, Mosaic Learning and more...
- 'I believe deeply in well tested, responsive, software that disappears and lets the user get on with the business of creating.'
- James Wanga @ LinkedIn