Do you feel like you have struggled to find your place in the tech industry? Do you feel like coding is a slog? Perhaps you feel dumb or like an imposter? I know exactly how you feel, because I have and currently have all of those feelings bubbling up inside me, and that’s okay! It took me a long time to feel comfortable in this industry, and in this talk, I will tell you about my journey to find a place in tech through my art and a dash of humor. This talk is for anyone looking to feel inspired to find their joy in the technical industrial complex.
Joe is the co-creator of open source software, including bechdel.io, a web app that tells you if a movie script passes the Bechdel Test or not. In his free time, he is usually drinking Gin and Tonics, eating at a new restaurant, or tinkering on a new art project or open source project.