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Episode 056 | Jessica Kerr - Authentic Speaker

Episode 056 | Jessica Kerr - Authentic Speaker

Jessica Kerr talks with Dave Rael about a fitting with team and understanding domains, the power of speaking and sharing, and the importance of authenticity in and to yourself

Jessica Kerr is incredibly excited to be a software developer. She does some blogging and some tweeting, software development at Stripe, which is amazing, and some podcasting as a panelist on Ruby Rogues, and some meetup-ing, and some teaching programming to her sister, and some speaking.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Jessica Kerr
2:51 - Jessica's path in software and getting started
6:20 - Jessica's definition of value - big and small dents and supporting others
8:18 - Jessica's experiences with podcast on Ruby Rogues
9:52 - The things about technology that "light Jessica up"
11:00 - Software development as producing a play and as a living, growing being
12:30 - Jessica's story of failure - inability to communicate with a team with bio-engineers
19:02 - The happy ending to the story