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Vanessa Hurst @DBNess New York, NY

coder, girl scout, teacher. ceo @codemontage. ♥ continuous learning, open tech, data, & gratitude. founder @devsforgood @girldevelopit & @writespeakcode.

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This: "Remember the wonderful social imperative of open source: a culture of sharing, b/c we got so much from others" - @timoreilly #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCheck out some of the @GDIphilly Summer of Open Source Fellowship Program projects here: http://t.co/JFw9BoeKUZ #OSCON
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7/25
2014
Heading offline for a bit. Catch y'all next week from Wellington, NZ for @WDCNZ!If you care about the future of humanity and our planet, focus on the education & empowerment of women. - paraphrasing @pjf #OSCON
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLocal ownership is key to affecting social change. Shout out to @openmrs from @pjf #OSCON
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstRecruit top tech talent! RSVP for @CODE2040's #CareerFestival on 8/8 http://t.co/yUcNEACc2a
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhat's it called do when you obviously just ate the pastry that was in front of you but don't remember doing it? Asking for a friend
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstthe original satirical def of meritocracy: men who succeeded through education dismantling the safety net behind them http://t.co/IPXvrbdmhO
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@SEASUpdates awwwww, thanks!The Tech Company With The Radical Idea That Having A Baby Shouldn't Derail Your Career http://t.co/W2WX3sOMGU via @NCWITOur buddy Alan Kay stopped by the hopscotch office to talk about programming, democracy and complex systems. http://t.co/2bCJfkxurf
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7/24
2014
@SMRushford yeah! And really maxing out my free food opportunities at conferences :D@MacDiva I am apparently a sloppy eater and only just now had the right receptacle to capture evidence@MacDiva I suppose it's good that it looks better/less obvious in photos -- so many wrinkles + food stains on the ribbons! LolReally proud of how well-worn and actually kind of gross my #OSCON badge got this year. #savingthatbiteforlater http://t.co/ZxeynWEX8X@rachelmagario @girldevelopit wow also that was today, not yesterday. So. Tired. yet happy :)@rachelmagario so great to meet you at @girldevelopit office hours yesterday! #osconWe've met so many great people at #OSCON! Want to support our work, help us make a bigger impact? Donate http://t.co/TmKucuL83F or email us!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCongrats on TEN years of #GSoC @fossygrl & team - such an awesome program! #OSCON #HFOSS #impact
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstA @gdiphilly student & open source fellow went from being an admin assistant to frontend developer in a year and a half - @corinnepw #OSCONImportance of mentorship in tech community to tackle diversity @cfarm @girldevelopit #oscon http://t.co/DFFEbQnjGb
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOutreach is critical to reach women. Check out local media on @GDIphilly Summer of Open Source http://t.co/KRNj2W4lPp @technicallyphl #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTalking #safespaces with @corinnepw + @cfarm from @girldevelopit #oscon -- great tips http://t.co/SiCdOONizP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHere's a link to @The_Hacktory's "Hacking the Gender Gap" post mentioned in the @girldevelopit talk #oscon: http://t.co/gDbTNvaLmf
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhat does GDI do? In short, we teach women (18+) to code. We're building strong communities across the country #oscon http://t.co/lVfktym7Pe
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstExplicitly established safe spaces are essential to engaging underrepresented groups at events - @corinnepw #OSCON http://t.co/Znk4m2h2bGProps to @adainitiative for their work on promoting Code of Conduct adoption at tech events! -- @cfarm #OSCON lessons from @girldevelopitThanks to @DBNess for getting me to think more deeply about the culture of open source projects.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLove "Lessons from Girl Develop It: Getting More Women Involved in Open Source" -@cfarm @corinnepw @gdiphilly #OSCON http://t.co/u3iH4d9tS3In my latest project, I asked women about their favorite position: http://t.co/d648d7hTCO #MyFavoritePositionIs http://t.co/eJT7w1VOAY
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst#oscon keynotes streamed live at http://t.co/WjKEJjI25e, starting at 9 am Pacific. I'm on at 10.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@patriciagorla SO SO GOOD to meet you at last!! cc @rduplain @girldevelopitLearn to build your first app! Intro to #Android Development/#Java is coming up 8/4 & 8/6! http://t.co/gqV6GGAUMW
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7/23
2014
Thanks for the @girldevelopit shades @CorrinaJo! Helped me out indoors at #oscon http://t.co/XlUrAsrjsZ ht @corinnepwYay! @DBNess pulling out the Beginners Mind from #buddhism and how it applies to #continuouslearning #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMultiple animated GIFs in a presentation from @DBNess! #continuousLearning #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJust learned about the dunning-kruger effect from @DBNess @oscon super interesting -- http://t.co/U9pHkRa9YM
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt's necessary to create a culture of continuous learning, not just rely on individual approaches @DBNess #OSCON2014
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOH: "`Culture` (attitudes and behaviors of social groups) - How we treat each other affects our ability to learn." #oscon /cc @DBNess
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstContinuous learning in small chunks over time > crash courses. Parallels to what we've learned with @gdiphilly Summer of Open Source @DBNess
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@DBNess is so cool. Excited to learn abt Building a Culture of Continuous Learning at #oscon. cc @CodeMontage http://t.co/nWRo5RL1DG
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"We act like learning to code is a one-time thing, and we can celebrate when we're done. But we're never done." - @DBNess, CEO #OSCON
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst“@PyLadies_pdx: Free high-fives (and lots of stickers) at the Pyladies booth! http://t.co/O8DKLesIu3” We are here, I swear!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@beLaurie @6Gems @BlackGirlsCode Excited for both of you + especially the audience!! ;)Excited to sit on a panel with @6Gems (@BlackGirlsCode) and chat about building a better government with coding! #CTWest
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLoving the @GirlDevelopIt booth at #OSCON. Check out @corinnepw dropping knowledge http://t.co/nTSAk4zCUzTickets are still available for @IssueVoter Issues + Innovation = Impact event on July 28th in NYC: http://t.co/zdo8Ke4NB3
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstStarting to think that every developer conference should have at least a small track about Quality of Life. @dbness @greggyb @EamonLeonard
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@funkatron Download Link (14 MB): http://t.co/NXuhyGZL5Q Show Notes: http://t.co/KkzhFgOIyB Feed: New Tech City (http://t.co/7xPK2jd5oXStop poaching. Stop looking for the exact same criteria. Start looking for different ages, races, genders... #growdevelopers -@elaine_marino
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you give a very accurate job description, better response and candidates. Not as many applicants "winging" it. #growdevelopers #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstRequire learning outside of office, contribute to OSS, regular checkins. Helps build massive loyalty. #growdevelopers #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstPlug & play software devs are finite, start looking at other places to fill needs. Code schools, reentering workforce, etc. #growdevelopers
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstYou challenge bad code all the time. Start challenging ignorance. - @elaine_marino on respecting people of diverse backgrounds #OSCONDiversity creates dissent, and you need that. Without it, you’re not going to get deep inquiry or breakthroughs. #growdevelopers #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhat if $SBUX CEO didn’t have adversity growing up? Would he build the same type of company? #growdevelopers
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCompanies with at least one-woman director had better share price performance than companies w/o women for last six years. #growdevelopers
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJust a reminder for #OSCON attendees & @girldevelopit PDX members, join us TONIGHT for dinner! http://t.co/HY48dSVVt4
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstExcited to be in @elaine_marino's #GrowDevelopers, Grow Diversity #oscon talk. cc @LadyCoders http://t.co/Xwl9eBWlBZ
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"The number [of women in tech] isn't what matters. It's an indicator that something is wrong. And that matters." - @Teich via @elaine_marino
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGetting ready for "Growing Developers. Growing Diversity." #OSCON talk by @elaine_marino #growdevelopersIt's exciting that I am finally getting #jQuery to work thanks to @PamSelle and @gdiphilly's #JavaScript class.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThird day of @pamasaur's #Javascript class with @gdiphilly! http://t.co/F1YwQVK6Ps
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst$4.6b in refunds & relief, 15m people refunded, 400k complaints handled. In 3 years. Happy Birthday, @cfpb. #HBDcfpb http://t.co/okMrdlH1Tw
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@j3 the brilliant @MacDiva says "talking is good. making is better." (One of my favorite calls-to-action, the call-to-make)@StefanHayden @j3 IMO anything you can refer to as both goal & struggle is likely on the right track :)+1 RT @j3: I take a lot of inspiration from people that take an idea and turn it into a thing. It’s too easy to let it stay a thought.Wow -- surprised how few github repos are out there focused on caregiving/eldercare tools. I've found like 3 -- what am I missing?
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7/22
2014
Made it to #OSCON ! (@ Oregon Convention Center w/ 5 others) http://t.co/K15oznAcm3So Awesome to hear @SaronYitbarek on @RubyRoguesWatch my talk at #oscon on Wed 5 pm. It will be fun and the perfect mix of Bob Marley, Comics, CM, passion and life. http://t.co/E5wxe6RAW1
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstPDX-bound for #OSCON! Speaking on "Building a Culture of Continuous Learning" Tuesday 4:10p PST F151 http://t.co/aHLWoCZrlU #therewillbegifs@p3rnilla On my way now :)
7/21
2014
Fun times at OSCON! Today was workshop day and our first ever Kids Day where we inspired 70 new protogeeks :-) #fb
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstApp Inventor class for girls on Long Island - starts 7/25 @NCWITAIC #aspireIT @girlscouts @DBNess @l_sudol http://t.co/Ft1DHKpeAi
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstRT @cfarm: If you're going to @oscon let @corinnepw and I know, we'd love to meet up! cc @girldevelopitTIL @girldevelopit is actually Girl, Develop It.
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7/20
2014
#FF: @gdiphilly chapter instructor @Cfarm & GDI executive director @corinnepw, who will be speaking @OSCON on 7/23 http://t.co/QZYjKwaGow
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhen the sax player stops playing to give you a high five as you walk by in the same subway stop you once cried over getting laid off. #NYC
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@antiheroine fiiiineOur Paris chapter will be launching in August. More info here http://t.co/kXT3YWFRFr
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"As an entrepreneur it's always worth mentioning all the things you care about." @dbness
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst#makerparty in Cville - we dare you to make something! July 31 at @OSFramework #teachtheweb https://t.co/nJCySnfgvY
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAlso psyched to hug @girldevelopit + @gdiphilly #opensource rock stars @corinnepw & @cfarm!Brief trip to Philly today to see the @Azavea crew and talk about #opensource #codeforgood @CodeMontage & #marshmallows (I hope)How 50 American Families Reveal One Economic Story http://t.co/HfJ5OSze4B @mariashriver talks w/@coopermarianne about her book #CutAdrift“Knowledge and intelligence are both useless without action.  It’s as simple as that.” http://t.co/GyZqI2B0o2
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe're launching @PipelineFellows' angel investing bootcamp for women in #Seattle! http://t.co/wvh90SPsNC
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7/18
2014
I like being in New York way more than I thought I would. Probably because previously the entirety of my exposure to it was via LAW & ORDER.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNext week @poornima and I will be on the @ProductHunt podcast. Internet, you have been warned.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you are early in your eng career, what types of topics (tech/career/other) would you be most interested in discussing w/ senior engs?
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIf you're going to @oscon let @corinnepw and I know, we'd love to meet up! cc @girldevelopit
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe've posted the first dozen speakers for this year's #LeanStartup Conference: http://t.co/Ggast9bBZt. A great group, w/many more to come!
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7/17
2014
Seeing our impact: A record year for computer science http://t.co/0SE6VV9FuI http://t.co/n499JQOVN7
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLooking for a bootstrapped #femgineer w/product + revenue to interview for my book: http://t.co/mTRFV8maaC in the next 2 weeks.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe are pumped for our panel on ethical responsibilities in data science tonight! See many of you there ! http://t.co/ChYW4piz5G
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHave you celebrated the women on @FortyOver40 list yet? http://t.co/ZTzZ2qDnjl #FortyOver40
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7/16
2014
Going to @OSCON? Stop by our Nonprofit Hall booth & say hi! We're ordering swag & could use in-kind support: inquiries AT girldevelopit .com
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@fuzzychef anecdata is appreciated :) thank you!@zippy1981 lol -- doesn't seem correlated to mess for me, but that's a lovely example of teamwork ;)
7/15
2014
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