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On Breaking Rules (and Things) Beautifully

alicetragedy
November 15, 2014

On Breaking Rules (and Things) Beautifully

A lightning talk for Rails Girls Vienna 2014 about breaking rules and getting out of your comfort zone.

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November 15, 2014
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  1. on breaking rules (and things)
    beautifully
    how i became a software developer

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  2. Breaking rules
    what does that mean?

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  3. being an overchiever
    you never get out of your
    comfort zone
    you always have the feeling
    you know everything
    + -

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  4. Getting out of your comfort zone

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  5. less than two years ago, I was
    sitting where you are sitting today
    wondering what to do
    with my life

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  6. Now I’m a software engineer
    I write code every day
    (and it’s still difficult)

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  7. vienna.rb
    rails girls summer of code
    pyladies vienna
    and more..

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  8. I love breaking things - and
    i love fixing
    them

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  9. “By all means break the rules, and
    break them beautifully, deliberately
    and well.“
    (thank you, robert bringhurst)

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  10. Give yourself a chance.
    break rules - and break things.
    thank you.

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  11. About me
    Laura gaetano
    twitter: @alicetragedy
    github: @alicetragedy
    email: [email protected]

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