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[Keynote] A Fireside Chat with Kelsey Hightower

About This Fireside Chat

This year at CodeLand 2022, @saron β€” Founder of CodeNewbie and Disco β€” will be joined by Kelsey Hightower (Principal Software Engineer at Google Cloud and a respected voice in cloud computing and open source) for an informal but enlightening fireside chat aimed at benefitting early-career software developers. You can find Kelsey on Twitter here.

Talk Recording

🌈 After experiencing this fireside chat, please feel free to leave your thoughts and comments below! We also encourage you to leave questions for Kelsey in this thread β€” he might address them live during his panel!


This fireside chat will be presented as part of CodeLand 2022 (June 16 & 17, 2022). It will be streamed as part of the conference, and added to this post as a recorded video.

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Dulya Perera

Woahh..!! Awesome!!😍😍😍

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Tabspear

This is very interesting

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Brian H. Hough | brianhuff.eth

Big fan of Kelsey Hightower's tweets!! Really great talk so far with him and Saron 😊

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Tabspear

The reality of years of experience has not changed :)

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Orne Virardi

Kelsey your story is SO relatable, is wonderful to see successful people with similar stories! Thank you!

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Kit Fenrir Amreik

What advice do you have for newly coding bootcamp grads?

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mariessad

Thanks for sharing your experience! What advice do you have for people trying to get their first job in tech who come from a non-tech background?

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Sridhar Maskeri

Amazing!! 😊

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Rohithaditya

Can you guys share your Experience in Coding ?

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Your story is so inspiring. This talks seems like the perfect start for the CodeLand Conference, great choice.

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Kalu Victor

do you think chasing a degree in cs is important

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Aigars PluΔ£is

I see self in some parts of Kelsey's story, which is really nice. ;)

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Chris Withey

What an amazing moment to be able to change someone's perspective like that. Love that story!

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sheree morphett

Do you feel that the programming employers are beginning to put an importance on "formal" university papers or is it more focused on demonstrable skill set and portfolio? Where do you think networking factors into a newbie breaking into this type of employment?

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Hattie

I love that. "This is my craft."