Sy Brand is Microsoft’s C++ Developer Advocate. Their background is in compilers and debuggers for embedded accelerators. They’re particularly interested in generic library design, making complex concepts understandable, and making our communities more welcoming and inclusive. They can usually be found on Twitter, playing with their three cats, writing, or watching experimental movies.
August 25th, 2021 | 54 mins 23 secs
Sy Brand talks about their gift of making complex topics digestible in teaching others to learn how to code through short (and cute!) Twitter and YouTube videos. They talk about how important it is to find something that motivates you when you’re first learning anything, and shares a little bit about their own content creation strategies, especially by seeing code as art.