Episode 012: Vets Who Code with Jerome Hardaway
December 21st, 2016 · 51 mins 24 secs
About this Episode
00:16 – Welcome to “It’s Made of People!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
02:17 – Jerome’s Background and Origin Story
09:30 – Vets Who Code: Funding, Technology Stack, Curriculum, and Students
18:19 – Vets Who Code Student Experience
20:00 – Obstacles Veterans Face Getting Into Tech
“Your goal is to only get 1% better every day and the funny thing about 1% is that your 1% changes every day.” @JeromeHardaway— Greater Than Code (@greaterthancode) December 21, 2016
Jacob Oakley: Learning Code with Kids
29:04 – Making the Tech Community More Welcoming to Veterans
33:37 – What should people in the tech community NOT do?
- Don’t Assume
- Recognize Women Veterans
36:55 – Getting Involved with Vets Who Code
38:09 – Evaluating Opportunities
Astrid: Addressing emotional intelligence and increasing 1% each day.
Jessica: Using Ruby on Rails is a valuable resource for teaching people how to code.
Coraline: Time is life and life is also time. Don’t be married to the tool, be married to the problem.
Jerome: Be “Greater Than Code” and ask questions about people.
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