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Vanessa Hurst @DBNess New York, NY

coder, girl scout, teacher. ceo @codemontage. ♥ continuous learning, open tech, data, & gratitude. founder @devsforgood @girldevelopit & @writespeakcode.

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“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” - Theodore Roosevelt http://t.co/qxK8t3eqlR
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Good times at #AmplifyWomenCoders dinner. http://t.co/ymTEDtRIsJ
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@tonybgoode you're cool :)@gdiphilly @beccanock ooh tell us more! @CodeMontage knows lots if great open source systems & could help with devs too@dihaynes @AscendPr0ject wooohooo!! Original tweet was likely from @lsblakk or @sarahsharp :)Last call for your best #webperf #devops ideas to share at Ignite #Velocityconf in NY. Deadline is 8/22! http://t.co/oPXfGFphjo
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt is very uncomfortable disclosing stories like this - but I believe if we don't talk abt it we make it ok... http://t.co/KblXBFe10H
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@roidrage @craigkerstiens i was once cited by a journalist as "Data Fiend", as if it were my actual title. Still a highlight of my career.Open Source Day webpage is up! Check out what is planned! http://t.co/9Ht0OEboQ0 #ghc14 #OpenSource
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Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@MacConwell @6Gems #truth@mrb_bk @lornajane ftw!Our friends at @dosomething are hiring a Creative Director -- know anyone awesome? http://t.co/2B1NY4YC9J via @nancylublin
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Lady coder's dinner with @dbness! @ Amplify http://t.co/lGYTZnC2Yj
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI wrote something about why I'm on hiatus from hackathons: https://t.co/ULFMNljGoA
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@_tessr most importantly, thank you for taking care of yourself. next, thanks for gracefully educating others in the process. well done <3It's not too late - join us tonight at 6pm at @Amplify for the #AmplifyWomenCoders Dinner http://t.co/XRvJWSisiz #codeforgood #edtech
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Contribute to awesome #edtech projects #BeyondZ @Quill_Grammar & @khanacademy Aug 19 in NYC with #AmplifyWomenCoders http://t.co/zxmYdZerzx
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@baratunde @BELINDATHURSTON <3Um… WHOA @girldevelopit is featured in the @Meetup announcement for Meetup Messages! http://t.co/gMG4jSsfz4 🎉🎆
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse" http://t.co/LtLzsDzvMY.@girldevelopit @BrandonMathis We did the math – turns out GDI is bigger than a big deal. See findings attached. http://t.co/5evQ0pGDNE
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"Now and then I am asked as to "what books a statesman should read," and my answer is, poetry and novels—includin... http://t.co/ZJGlrF3IVP
Contribute to awesome #edtech projects #BeyondZ @Quill_Grammar & @khanacademy Aug 19 in NYC with http://t.co/9jNUQn7bH6 #AmplifyWomenCodersNYC ladies who love #code and #education: Build your #opensource portfolio THIS Tuesday 8/19 http://t.co/MlGM3gllEL #AmplifyWomenCoders
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt's a packed house for my @GDISeattle Intermediate HTML & CSS class tonight at @tune! http://t.co/YWJNRVef6C
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThis "open source security for journalists/everyone" resource that @harlo + @auremoser put together was well needed: https://t.co/MbfIjXqsuk
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I'll be announcing new speaker mentoring sessions in my weekly newsletter from now on. Sign up to be first to know! http://t.co/Gu68ehv8rg
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLast #AmplifyWomenCoders dinner we had over 25 women ship #opensource contributions -- Join us again Tues Aug 19 http://t.co/FWl10zjDg3
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstexpert developer: "this doesnt work, let me remove something"; novice developer: "this doesn't work, let me add something"
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLooking forward to coding on @quill_grammar at #AmplifyWomenCoders dinner Tues Aug 19 with @CodeMontage http://t.co/nzU55vTL3B #opensource
Women Coders of NYC, come hack on #opensource #edtech with me? #AmplifyWomenCoders dinner Tues Aug 19. RSVP http://t.co/HOw5Eb1nws@rachelmyers @codeascraft also there are about a gillion @WeWork locations w/devs & other nice folks, Fulton st is one of my favorites@rachelmyers @codeascraft @brainwane @saronyitbarek & I have been hanging at @ImpactHub_NYC - they have free week trial passes@krotondo so many <3sIT'S #CodeNewbie DAY! There are SO many learn-to-code tools + resources. How do you pick yours? TONIGHT @ 9PMEST on #CodeNewbie TwitterChat
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFeeling lucky? My friends @wee_spring are giving away almost $5,000 in awesome baby gear. http://t.co/70t9p5GBRI
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@adunkman @dustyburwell @feministy confirming both goodness + peopleness@fredbenenson lololol self-devoted ?So many great speakers at this @Kickstarter dev meetup Aug 21! http://t.co/8lNeUS5n1M Check out @SaronYitbarek @GordonDiggs & @ktheoryFree Tickets to PuppetConf 2014 for Minorities in Tech | Puppet Labs http://t.co/PHT0WhhY9P #devops
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFree Tickets to PuppetConf 2014 for Minorities in Tech | Puppet Labs http://t.co/nE6OQQ56Qf #devops
Tech@NYU Ladies could use your support to attend Grace Hopper Conference for Women in Computing http://t.co/bGHg1rDuoj #ghc14 @ghcRead @brainwane's great post on "inessential weirdness" in free/open source software: http://t.co/gpnjovAYH4
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grief reminds you of your priorities
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstYou should also check out @funkatron's Open Sourcing Mental Illness http://t.co/RCDEZpCPWd
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@ultrasaurus inspiring!Know of any nice software developers in Lake Tahoe? (I'd love to meet them!)
Holy crap. As if @myasmine wasn't awesome enough for @gdiphilly, her next project is wearable tech worth wearing http://t.co/cdGp6Ox15V
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLove that NPR @PlanetMoney featured @lessig's MAYDAY Super PAC for campaign finance reform http://t.co/jTTIygeubG http://t.co/veuad1OAqa
Code for #womenshealth 8/15-17 @acehotel NYC w/ @ClintonFdn Participate http://t.co/ulecqi4Yq7 @DBNess @geekgirlweb @csnyc @GirlsWhoCode
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@buildmaster thank you so much! also thank you thank you thank you @sehsarah! (i'm finally off bed rest, still mostly offline though. <3)
This: "Remember the wonderful social imperative of open source: a culture of sharing, b/c we got so much from others" - @timoreilly #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCheck out some of the @GDIphilly Summer of Open Source Fellowship Program projects here: http://t.co/JFw9BoeKUZ #OSCON
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Heading offline for a bit. Catch y'all next week from Wellington, NZ for @WDCNZ!If you care about the future of humanity and our planet, focus on the education & empowerment of women. - paraphrasing @pjf #OSCON
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLocal ownership is key to affecting social change. Shout out to @openmrs from @pjf #OSCON
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstRecruit top tech talent! RSVP for @CODE2040's #CareerFestival on 8/8 http://t.co/yUcNEACc2a
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhat's it called do when you obviously just ate the pastry that was in front of you but don't remember doing it? Asking for a friend
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstthe original satirical def of meritocracy: men who succeeded through education dismantling the safety net behind them http://t.co/IPXvrbdmhO
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@SEASUpdates awwwww, thanks!The Tech Company With The Radical Idea That Having A Baby Shouldn't Derail Your Career http://t.co/W2WX3sOMGU via @NCWITOur buddy Alan Kay stopped by the hopscotch office to talk about programming, democracy and complex systems. http://t.co/2bCJfkxurf
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@SMRushford yeah! And really maxing out my free food opportunities at conferences :D@MacDiva I am apparently a sloppy eater and only just now had the right receptacle to capture evidence@MacDiva I suppose it's good that it looks better/less obvious in photos -- so many wrinkles + food stains on the ribbons! LolReally proud of how well-worn and actually kind of gross my #OSCON badge got this year. #savingthatbiteforlater http://t.co/ZxeynWEX8X@rachelmagario @girldevelopit wow also that was today, not yesterday. So. Tired. yet happy :)@rachelmagario so great to meet you at @girldevelopit office hours yesterday! #osconWe've met so many great people at #OSCON! Want to support our work, help us make a bigger impact? Donate http://t.co/TmKucuL83F or email us!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstCongrats on TEN years of #GSoC @fossygrl & team - such an awesome program! #OSCON #HFOSS #impact
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstA @gdiphilly student & open source fellow went from being an admin assistant to frontend developer in a year and a half - @corinnepw #OSCONImportance of mentorship in tech community to tackle diversity @cfarm @girldevelopit #oscon http://t.co/DFFEbQnjGb
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOutreach is critical to reach women. Check out local media on @GDIphilly Summer of Open Source http://t.co/KRNj2W4lPp @technicallyphl #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstTalking #safespaces with @corinnepw + @cfarm from @girldevelopit #oscon -- great tips http://t.co/SiCdOONizP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHere's a link to @The_Hacktory's "Hacking the Gender Gap" post mentioned in the @girldevelopit talk #oscon: http://t.co/gDbTNvaLmf
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhat does GDI do? In short, we teach women (18+) to code. We're building strong communities across the country #oscon http://t.co/lVfktym7Pe
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstExplicitly established safe spaces are essential to engaging underrepresented groups at events - @corinnepw #OSCON http://t.co/Znk4m2h2bGProps to @adainitiative for their work on promoting Code of Conduct adoption at tech events! -- @cfarm #OSCON lessons from @girldevelopitThanks to @DBNess for getting me to think more deeply about the culture of open source projects.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLove "Lessons from Girl Develop It: Getting More Women Involved in Open Source" -@cfarm @corinnepw @gdiphilly #OSCON http://t.co/u3iH4d9tS3In my latest project, I asked women about their favorite position: http://t.co/d648d7hTCO #MyFavoritePositionIs http://t.co/eJT7w1VOAY
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst#oscon keynotes streamed live at http://t.co/WjKEJjI25e, starting at 9 am Pacific. I'm on at 10.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@patriciagorla SO SO GOOD to meet you at last!! cc @rduplain @girldevelopitLearn to build your first app! Intro to #Android Development/#Java is coming up 8/4 & 8/6! http://t.co/gqV6GGAUMW
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Thanks for the @girldevelopit shades @CorrinaJo! Helped me out indoors at #oscon http://t.co/XlUrAsrjsZ ht @corinnepwYay! @DBNess pulling out the Beginners Mind from #buddhism and how it applies to #continuouslearning #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMultiple animated GIFs in a presentation from @DBNess! #continuousLearning #oscon
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJust learned about the dunning-kruger effect from @DBNess @oscon super interesting -- http://t.co/U9pHkRa9YM
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIt's necessary to create a culture of continuous learning, not just rely on individual approaches @DBNess #OSCON2014
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOH: "`Culture` (attitudes and behaviors of social groups) - How we treat each other affects our ability to learn." #oscon /cc @DBNess
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstContinuous learning in small chunks over time > crash courses. Parallels to what we've learned with @gdiphilly Summer of Open Source @DBNess
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@DBNess is so cool. Excited to learn abt Building a Culture of Continuous Learning at #oscon. cc @CodeMontage http://t.co/nWRo5RL1DG
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"We act like learning to code is a one-time thing, and we can celebrate when we're done. But we're never done." - @DBNess, CEO #OSCON
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst“@PyLadies_pdx: Free high-fives (and lots of stickers) at the Pyladies booth! http://t.co/O8DKLesIu3” We are here, I swear!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst@beLaurie @6Gems @BlackGirlsCode Excited for both of you + especially the audience!! ;)Excited to sit on a panel with @6Gems (@BlackGirlsCode) and chat about building a better government with coding! #CTWest
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstLoving the @GirlDevelopIt booth at #OSCON. Check out @corinnepw dropping knowledge http://t.co/nTSAk4zCUzTickets are still available for @IssueVoter Issues + Innovation = Impact event on July 28th in NYC: http://t.co/zdo8Ke4NB3
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