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Shaving my head made me a better programmer - StuyHacks 2017

Alex Qin
December 03, 2017

Shaving my head made me a better programmer - StuyHacks 2017

Alex Qin

December 03, 2017
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  1. shaving my head made me a better programmer @alexqin #shavedmyhead

  2. #shavedmyhead @alexqin

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  7. #shavedmyhead @alexqin you had me at “hello, world” #shavedmyhead @alexqin

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  10. #shavedmyhead @alexqin it felt like I was hyper visible and

    invisible at the same time #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  11. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “Prove it… do you know what a terminal

    is?” #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  12. #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  13. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “Oh, you’re a programmer?” “Well not really… I’m

    trying to become one…” #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  14. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “Oh, you’re a programmer?” “Well not really… I’m

    trying to become one…” #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  15. #shavedmyhead @alexqin the act of programming makes you a programmer

    #shavedmyhead @alexqin
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  23. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “Oh, you’re a programmer?” #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  24. #shavedmyhead @alexqin why do I love code if code doesn’t

    love me back #shavedmyhead @alexqin
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  29. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “When I cut my hair short, I stopped

    getting harassed at tech events.” #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  30. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “Become a BAD ASS programmer” #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  31. #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin

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  33. #shavedmyhead @alexqin BAD ASS #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  34. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “How do I talk to women at bars?”

    #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  35. #shavedmyhead @alexqin BAD ASS #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  36. #shavedmyhead @alexqin NOPE #shavedmyhead @alexqin

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  40. #shavedmyhead @alexqin HACKER #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  41. #shavedmyhead @alexqin I was no longer hyper feminine and under

    skilled #shavedmyhead @alexqin
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  48. #shavedmyhead @alexqin HACKER #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  49. #shavedmyhead @alexqin my environment doesn’t allow capable, passionate people to

    succeed #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  50. #shavedmyhead @alexqin “cut your hair” “become a bad ass” “be

    more of a b*tch” “learn to ignore it” #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  51. #shavedmyhead @alexqin I shouldn’t have to change the culture has

    to change #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  52. #shavedmyhead @alexqin TEACHER

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  57. greatness in programming can come from anywhere #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead

    @alexqin
  58. #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  59. code for social good #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin

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  63. GroGreen #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin

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  65. GroGreen #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin

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  70. bettering their skills & themselves + bettering the world =

    #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin
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  72. #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  73. students & teachers from diverse backgrounds #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin

  74. learn to code as means to create social change #shavedmyhead

    @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin
  75. #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin radical technologists

  76. @alexqin gakkoproject.com/newyork #shavedmyhead @alexqin #shavedmyhead @alexqin