Tim is a SRE at Google. Most recently, he worked as a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Heroku, where he wrote Erlang for the HTTP Routing Infrastructure team. Before that, he was a Principal Software Engineer at AlephCloud, where he wrote Haskell all day long. Until November 2013, he was a research software engineer at Mozilla, where he worked on implementing the Rust programming language.
Tim graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a master's degree in computer science in 2004, and he graduated from Wellesley College with a bachelor's degree in computer science (minoring in mathematics) in 2001. From 2007-2011 he was working on a Ph.D in computer science at Portland State University, until he was pushed out of the department for protesting sexual harassment.
June 6th, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
Tim Chevalier talks about the collision of values within the programming industry and the meaning and measurement of intelligence, using programming to satisfy emotional needs and form identity, and merit and identity as a zero-sum game.