I had a bad experience yesterday with open source, and I wrote a blog post about it: harthur.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/771/
I'm at the Women's Gymnastics finals (!!!!!) at the Olympics b/c I wrote a #nodejs script to check for tix. So glad I can code right now.
Young girl yesterday at workshop looked up from her HTML with huge, stunned eyes. "This is *awesome*". My soul melted into the ground.
A data point: I sent @gklst a direct email about that video a month ago and they didn't do anything about it or inquire more.
Node.js remote debugging client for Firefox: github.com/harthur/firefo…
The girl also wasn't satisfied with our glossed-over expl. of the web. She didn't stop asking until I told her the missing pieces like DNS.
One reason I don't leave Mozilla is it's taken me years to build up enough respect to not get mansplained to a lot. Can't start over.
If you're a woman in tech and you've got some career advice, upload a 5 min video about it and help others: chesnok.com/daily/2012/08/…
Please read this whole thing: notrichyet.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/wha…
Here's to the men who root for the women, and anyone that speaks up for people that aren't like them. Seriously, you have my heart.
In a bit I'm going to be talking about machine learning and how to make a cat detector in JS. Live stream at 6pm PST: passion-projects.github.com/live
console.log()ers: I recommend adding a Sublime Text key binding for quick insertion ala gist.github.com/2951063.
Working on a product that has really good competition is stressful and exciting and horrible and awesome.
A blog post: Dealing With (Not Dealing With) the Open Source Assholes wp.me/piWdq-a4