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The impostor and the RC

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working on an application to participate in a programming retreat at the Recurse Center. Yet I haven’t been able to bring myself submit the application. It provokes too much anxiety. So today I sat myself down and thought it through. When I’m being most honest about it, I […]

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On developer conferences

Going to a developer conference can be pretty intimidating when you’re not a professional programmer. The imposter syndrome of being the non-developer at the table can be substantial. But I think it can be useful for librarians who write code to attend these events. First of all, it is reassuring to see the issues that […]

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