Designers + Geeks: We Don’t Learn Alone

Date: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 16:00
Source: 
Designers + Geeks
Attendees: 
96
City: 
San Francisco
Price: 
0.00

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We Don’t Learn Alone

The apps we build are more important to society and culture than ever, but the way we learn how to make them is often completely anti-social. What could a more connected and human mode look like?


ANIL DASH | CEO of Fog Creek Software

Anil Dash is an entrepreneur and activist known as one of the most prominent advocates for a more inclusive and ethical technology industry. He is CEO of Fog Creek Software, the creators of Glitch, the friendly community that helps anyone make the app of their dreams.

Dash was an advisor to the Obama White House’s Office of Digital Strategy, and today advises major startups and non-profits including Medium and DonorsChoose. He also serves as a board member for companies like Stack Overflow, the world’s largest community for computer programmers, and non-profits like the Data & Society Research Institute, whose research examines the impact of tech on society and culture; the NY Tech Alliance, America’s largest tech trade organization; and the Lower East Side Girls Club, which serves girls and families in need in New York City.

Find out more about him at anildash.com.


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Please note: this event will be hosted at the Flatiron School. Please check the location before you make your way over!

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