Britni Alexander was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and she still lives there. She has been a Software Engineer for four years, and currently works at Mailchimp. She is a former co-organizer of Rails Girls Atlanta, and a current co-organizer of RailsCamp South.
Her previous jobs include retail, apartment leasing, martial arts instructor, Army National Guard soldier, Disney princess, and children's party performer. Her current rotating cast of hobbies include art, ukulele, singing, board games, and film criticism.
May 15th, 2019 | 52 mins 52 secs
In the first half of the show, Britni Alexander talks about resilience: seeing failure as an opportunity, not wallowing in failure, and the ultimate acceptance of failure.
Then she shares a bunch of lies that developers tell themselves and others including: who is or isn’t a programmer, what it’s actually like to be a programmer, how to measure success as a programmer, and more.