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Started from the Bottom

Started from the Bottom

A story about starting a nodeschool event in Baltimore, and about improving our communities in general. Links, etc: https://gist.github.com/jasonrhodes/a7f79a51c6202dee8f84

Jason Rhodes

August 01, 2014
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  1. STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM. @rhodesjason

  2. Photo: xkcd.com/802

  3. commu inity and

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  5. START MORE THINGS

  6. OUR BOTTOMS MATTER

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  8. #55 nodeup.com/fiftyfive

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  10. a little bit of a spin on the traditional meet-up

    format “ — @maxogden
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  17. learners mentors

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  19. Driver Navigator Pair Programming

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  21. Photo: flickr.com/photos/rossap/7597719198

  22. —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Ships that pass in the night and

    speak each other in passing Photo: flickr.com/photos/thevlue/5478170230
  23. Photo: flickr.com/photos/tilley441/6436440693

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  25. DIFFERENT BOTTOMS [IMAGE REDACTED]

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  29. Photo: flickr.com/photos/61423903@N06/8772045680

  30. } PRIVILEGE

  31. HUH?

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  33. Credit: Chris Piascik (society6.com/chrispiascik/edgar-allan-bro)

  34. #privilegeisnotbillyzabka

  35. } PRIVILEGE

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  37. function makeThingsBetter() { this.listen++; this.think++; ! this.argue—; ! } !

    makeThingsBetter.bind(me);
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  39. It was a shock. Someone had thought about it. I

    didn’t have to ask for it, it was just there. ! What a beautiful surprise. “ http://bookmaniac.org/thank-you-allies/ —Liz Henry
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  41. CODES ! CONDUCT of

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  47. @rhodesjason Thanks! Questions, thoughts, etc.—get in touch! Notes & Slides

    TBD
  48. Links! • http://nodeschool.io • http://nodeup.com/fiftyfive • http://baltimorenodeschool.github.io/ • Learning about

    privilege 
 bit.ly/checkmywhat • Julie Pagano, So You Want to be an Ally? 
 bit.ly/allyguide • Sumana Harihareswara’s WikiCon 2014 keynote about education: https:// commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sumana-Harihareswara-wikicon-2014- keynote.webm