00:53 – Safia’s Superpower: Sight
03:04 – Learning Languages — Both Human and Programming
07:56 – Being Empathetic in an International Perspective and Building Universal and Approachable Tech
11:19 – What does success look like for minorities in the Silicon Valley monoculture?; Being Tokenized
21:59 – Accepting Speaking Engagements Because of Who You Are (i.e. as a woman, minority, etc.)
24:07 – Writing Things Down to Balance Prioritizing Decisions
30:46 – Defining “Happy” and Always Feeling the Need to Do More
37:02 – Destruction-Focused Development
Destruction-Focused Development: write it, delete it, repeat.
"I don't become obsessed with the code.
I think it's more important to be obsessed with the problem."
@captainsafia on @greaterthancode.
43:58 – Safia’s Early Coding “Shenanigans”
Coraline: Being thoughtful about planning finite energy and labor. Also being content vs being happy.
"I often feel like I don't do enough and I haven't defined what 'enough' is."
@CoralineAda on @greaterthancode
Jasmine: Exploring feelings about being represented at events.
Jessica: Broadening perspectives that most of us were born into.
Safia: Talking about the Silicon Valley monoculture, being content vs happy, and tokenism.
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