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Helen Hou-Sandi

Director of Open Source Initiatives at 10up and WordPress Lead Developer

Location San José, Costa Rica / NYC Joined Joined on  Personal website https://helen.blog github website

Education

MM in collaborative piano, BM in piano performance

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What was your favorite talk from CodeLand Day 1?

Thank you both so much!!

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Oh cool! I wonder if I ever saw you play, my husband did his ...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

I always feel sad we didn't link up to play together while I ...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

It really is such a shame, I've always been open that I ended...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

There really are! I used to play with a string quartet that w...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

There are definitely different cultures in different places -...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

I definitely spent a while feeling self-conscious as a musici...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Love it, one of my first orchestral keyboard experiences was ...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

That's good feedback to give you to your manager! You can sug...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Indeed! Self-driven practice, especially. I've given a talk a...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Props to you, music education is possibly the hardest major t...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Cool! What do you do as a musician?

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

It's so, so human to be afraid of failure and to really strug...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

What makes feedback more than criticism and how to both give ...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Awesome! Some friends and I just made a "battle of the bands"...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Yes, if anything it's us veterans who need to be the most min...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Nice! What do you do as a musician?

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

I'm glad you found it useful and hope it serves you well in t...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

That can definitely be hard to find. The places I would start...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Yes! Sometimes I think about how engineering and design manag...

[Keynote] Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles

Here's the masterclass I mentioned for y'all to check out! yo...

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