Essays, opinions, and advice on the act of computer programming from Stack Overflow.
I am a computer science professor at Mills College, which has a graduate program for people wishing to learn CS after getting a bachelor's degree in another field. I am currently working at Mozilla and have worked at Google and Microsoft.
As a computer science professor, I encourage students to learn from mistakes, whether their own, mine, or famous examples. I feel it’s time to shine a light on my own mistakes to keep myself humble and in the hope that someone can learn from them.