GOTO 2018 • Coal to Code: Developing Developers • Amanda Laucher & Marvin Laucher

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This presentation was recorded at GOTO Chicago 2018http://gotochgo.comAmanda Laucher - Co-Founder of Mined MindsMarvin Laucher - Former Coal Miner turned Software Developer and the inspiration for the development of Mined MindsABSTRACTWhat makes a good software developer, and how do we bring new people with the talents that we need into our industry? In 2014 Michael Bloomberg said that coal miners can’t just go learn to code, a statement that was rejected by Mark Zuckerberg, Mined Minds, and coal miners alike. In this presentation, Amanda Laucher will share insights from the free programming training that Mined Minds have been providing in rural areas of southwest Pennsylvania & West Virginia, where traditional industries (coal mining) are [...]Download slides and read the full abstract here:

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GOTO Berlin 2018

GOTO Berlin 2018

From 29/10/2018 to 02/11/2018 in Berlin, Germany