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Vanessa Hurst @DBNess New York, NY

continuous learning & reimagining commerce @Etsy. likes: books, computers, leaving things better than i find them. ❤ @girldevelopit @codemontage @writespeakcode

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Joined Twitter 3/10/09

Discover the NYC #CSed community tomorrow (Tuesday) night at @CSNYC meetup hosted by @Google #cs4all
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstA huge thank you to @WriteSpeakCode for having childcare at the #OwnYourExpertise workshop! I'd love to see more co…
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Even painful criticism that comes with a breach is an investment and an opportunity. We can learn.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBut I want to reiterate something else I believe, if I don't always live it. Criticism, even/especially pointed criticism, is often a gift.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAnd it's hard to take critique, just because it's hard to take critique.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstI say "us," because I am including myself. It's hard to notice when I'm doing this without a lot of work.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMany of us are socialized to be more outraged at breaches of etiquette than breaches of justice.
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Pictures from Women's Marches from the U.S. and around the world #WomensMarch
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst#WomensMarch in #Alaska
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstToday was a great day with some of the greatest ladies. My heart is full :) #WomansMarch #StPaul #feMNists
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBlocks and blocks packed like this in midtown. It's WILD. #WomensMarch
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“You have to give yourself the time to understand a new concept” - @alicetragedy on learning to code
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@Oprah has only endorsed 3 political candidates ever & this 26yo @Stanford-grad is the latest political star.…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMeet 2017 #NASADatanauts Spring class! Blogpost by @ELYSDO View Profiles: #OpenNASA
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Thanks to Will for creating @PyvideoOrg. It has helped me and many others learn and share Python. It's a gem in the…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstShow me its real by putting diversity in your senior suite and on your board. Then I know you mean it. Tech #dobetter
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstListen it's just not enough to hire "diverse" entry level engineers or even middle Mgrs. That's low-hanging fruit. Seriously.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNew activists listen up!! This advice is borne from years of saying YES too much and sleeping on #selfcare . Let’s…
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstgetting better at software: when I write "if something goes wrong" I try to erase it and replace it with "when something goes wrong"
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstVery excited about this podcast with @StevenShorrock on the myth of human error (and root cause).
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EFF now has a Director of Cybersecurity and it'
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“Don’t wait to be asked. Building a tradition of public service in the tech industry starts with you.” 💙 @USDS Farewell Letter from Mikey Dickerson, Administrator of the U.S. Digital Service.
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurstcontributed to open source for the first time today!!! got my PR merged into prometheus/docs (thanks @juliusvolz) now time to celebrate! 🎉🍩🥂
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstGlasgow coders! Join us next Tues @ladiesofcode for a session of creative coding. Amazing lineup cc/ @girlgeekscot
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIs conquering public speaking your resolution for 2017? Join us on Jan 23 for our next public speaking workshop!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJoin us for "Protect Yo'Self" a full day of workshops on security and online privacy - 1/28 in #nyc
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Obama, one of the biggest readers to grace the White House, on the power of books in the internet age:
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNew report: largest-ever drop in trust in government, business, media and NGOs; 53% believe “system" failing them
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe are very excited for our new Graphic and Design class. Today's entrance exam in Herat, Afghanistan.…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe Best of the Best: Where To Go For MLK -
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst year resolution to learn @apachekafka? You can do it over the long weekend! Here's how:
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstReport: More Women Quitting Their Jobs To Pursue Lying Face Down On The Floor
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How will you take action in 2017? Day 14: Volunteer your professional skills to your favorite non-profit organizati…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe Code Cooperative teaches former inmates to code in order to create social change. Find out more:
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Any celebration of his legacy without a serious national moral soul searching is not a celebration, its a tranquilizer
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstEvery year, as I prepare to speak during MLK Jr. weekend I am both inspired by his prophetic gift and troubled by our lack of progress
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Advice for White Men" by @catehstn is so good for remembering how much advice comes from a place of privilege…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBest. Opportunity. Ever. Head of Product for @codeforamerica!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOn Monday we celebrate #MLKDAY and his ongoing impact through the Civil Rights Act: #EqualRights in #hiring
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNext company up, Everist, formally known as Clara, helping us create habits for greater pr…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFirst Demo up, Taelur! #BIGDemoDay | @capitalone
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDr. Freada Kapor Klein, Partner at @kaporcapital in discussion with Alexandria Prather of …
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAsmau Ahmed, Senior Director at @capitalone sharing her story and words of encouragement t…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe @shopzuvaa team is here and READY. #BIGDemoDay | @capitalone
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDoors open in 20 minutes and we're ready! #BIGDemoDay is about to happen. @CapitalOne
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHey all we're livestreaming today's demo day on #bigdemoday
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Big news: We’re bringing Web Animation Workshops to CHICAGO! 🎉 Grab your ticket today!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhen Chris Bosh introduces programming functions with basketball plays 💪🏼
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One week until @gdinyc Study Group, first the of the new year, at @MozillaScience in Brooklyn, sign up to join us!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstApparently my book is up for pre-sale on Amazon, pretty exciting!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@Etsy's Katherine Daniels, author of Effective Devops, talking about effective WRITING! on Wed, Jan 25:
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Just finished watching @HiddenFigures, thank you @smithmegan @USCTO for all the work you do in advancing all our #HiddenFigures.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstICYMI: I wrote a thing about supercharging your development: OFC tech leads should also be coming to @TheLeadDev 😉
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Looks like #HiddenFigures is taking off at the box office, on tap to have a bigger weekend than expected! 👌🏽
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHurry — only one week left to enter the contest for a free @TheLeadDev ticket in #NYC! 🎫
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst"Training to get a job is different than getting an education to be empowered." @kamau_b #blackcomputeher @BWiComputing conference.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe powerful got a jolt. They will hire infosec people, jet around and meet in person. Need focus on how to protect dissident orgs/people.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBefore the election I argued, in vain, that uncurated dumps including personal data would structurally threaten dis…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstONE MORE DAY to submit a talk to #Codeland! Made a new years resolution to speak at a conference? Here's your chance
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe notes are valuable too and you should read them (e.g., but there's no replacement for @TechSolidarity IRL.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThere a lot of good organizing events to attend these days but I think @TechSolidarity is my favorite one yet.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThread. :(
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I’m looking for people interested in helping me bring @AlterConf to their cities! Planning meetings start soon! 😍🎉👯
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @skamille Inc's also up on this game PLUS collecting financial data about mostly private companies @codecooperative, @alexqin is teaching former inmates to code to create social change. 🙌🏿 For more info:
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe're looking for a FT Bookkeeper/Office Manager who is passionate about our mission! For more info & to apply:
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWriting up 2017 goals for the @DetroitLabs Apprentice Program, and I couldn't be more excited. Good things are happening!
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstVideos are up from @elaconf! I can actually watch my talk without hating everything, so that's nice:
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe kind of person who gets their kicks trying to help others succeed & spends lots of time thinking "how can I mak…
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstA lot of people have translated this as my saying "don't stop coding, managers" but that is not what I'm advocating for.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThat's a different question for a different time. All I'm saying is spend quality time becoming a good engineer first.
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThis does not surprise me. Don't stop coding just because you want to become managers, kids!
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst(And like all @gomixme apps, you can see the source and remix it for yourself, right in your browser: )
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOh man, @roooooland made a great @gomixme app — just paste in a link to a tweet
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHappy 2017! Get involved and see how publications and data-driven journalists use open source to power news:
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBIG NEWS: we've officially reached #2000BCorps globally! Catch up on all the other milestones we reached in 2016…
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@KR1573N thanks, boo!