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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 https://t.co/B7sdoy5AcO #cs4all
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstA huge thank you to @WriteSpeakCode for having childcare at the #OwnYourExpertise workshop! I'd love to see more co… https://t.co/QYIHF2X1KW
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1/23
2017
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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1/22
2017
Pictures from Women's Marches from the U.S. and around the world https://t.co/FLTJNlXPmL #WomensMarch https://t.co/kC1ZmBv6m3
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst#WomensMarch in #Alaska https://t.co/bspvBvZMAr
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstToday was a great day with some of the greatest ladies. My heart is full :) #WomansMarch #StPaul #feMNists https://t.co/LtIlMzyIJP
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBlocks and blocks packed like this in midtown. It's WILD. #WomensMarch https://t.co/BCPkRSol4Z
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1/21
2017
“You have to give yourself the time to understand a new concept” - @alicetragedy on learning to code https://t.co/SWN5ly1xx5
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@Oprah has only endorsed 3 political candidates ever & this 26yo @Stanford-grad is the latest political star.… https://t.co/8tulLZ5EOS
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstMeet 2017 #NASADatanauts Spring class! Blogpost by @ELYSDO https://t.co/tmxJ8VoNmK View Profiles: https://t.co/hJYKhWGmwj #OpenNASA
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1/20
2017
Thanks to Will for creating @PyvideoOrg. It has helped me and many others learn and share Python. It's a gem in the… https://t.co/X4f98EsrnI
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… https://t.co/uYTdOVygj3
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). https://t.co/ivQTIZ3nJB.
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1/19
2017
EFF now has a Director of Cybersecurity and it's...ummm...me.
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1/18
2017
“Don’t wait to be asked. Building a tradition of public service in the tech industry starts with you.” 💙 @USDS https://t.co/Nk2uyedkv4A Farewell Letter from Mikey Dickerson, Administrator of the U.S. Digital Service. https://t.co/f8f2Ikb5H5
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 https://t.co/nAPdrec9BF cc/ @girlgeekscot
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstIs conquering public speaking your resolution for 2017? Join us on Jan 23 for our next public speaking workshop! https://t.co/9G6shNtUZz
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstJoin us for "Protect Yo'Self" a full day of workshops on security and online privacy - 1/28 in #nyc https://t.co/XRf4HLsy7P
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1/17
2017
Obama, one of the biggest readers to grace the White House, on the power of books in the internet age: https://t.co/DDzHEw6vf5
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNew report: largest-ever drop in trust in government, business, media and NGOs; 53% believe “system" failing them https://t.co/3A1nWQOBVa
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe are very excited for our new Graphic and Design class. Today's entrance exam in Herat, Afghanistan.… https://t.co/BEM2PeXLEZ
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe Best of the Best: Where To Go For MLK - https://t.co/VwcdNVS4LF
Retweeted by Vanessa Hursthttps://t.co/4bVP6iEC8pNew year resolution to learn @apachekafka? You can do it over the long weekend! Here's how: https://t.co/2h77ojN6qU
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstReport: More Women Quitting Their Jobs To Pursue Lying Face Down On The Floor https://t.co/kS6AvFGoSr
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1/16
2017
How will you take action in 2017? Day 14: Volunteer your professional skills to your favorite non-profit organizati… https://t.co/DRSanxpYLj
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe Code Cooperative teaches former inmates to code in order to create social change. Find out more: https://t.co/KTt6VuHbQ8
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1/15
2017
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… https://t.co/YbXHdeCj8p
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBest. Opportunity. Ever. Head of Product for @codeforamerica! https://t.co/pXdQFbtn2g
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOn Monday we celebrate #MLKDAY and his ongoing impact through the Civil Rights Act: #EqualRights in #hiring https://t.co/DKZKJ3i69W
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstNext company up, Everist, formally known as Clara, helping us create habits for greater pr… https://t.co/taAhMyDAwL https://t.co/vRvYrrUgWF
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstFirst Demo up, Taelur! #BIGDemoDay | @capitalone https://t.co/stOpVpicH4 https://t.co/LLSmqU1Fyn
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDr. Freada Kapor Klein, Partner at @kaporcapital in discussion with Alexandria Prather of … https://t.co/t6NSc7QDgF https://t.co/aJENAw4WKl
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstAsmau Ahmed, Senior Director at @capitalone sharing her story and words of encouragement t… https://t.co/x9J55ePBos https://t.co/QkMiwi11pT
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe @shopzuvaa team is here and READY. #BIGDemoDay | @capitalone https://t.co/tlp7hRarTo https://t.co/ZqxeGecbkQ
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstDoors open in 20 minutes and we're ready! #BIGDemoDay is about to happen. @CapitalOne https://t.co/6Jhst76Jv0 https://t.co/ZnqZ2lpVlg
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHey all we're livestreaming today's demo day on https://t.co/4v1SCKSXtf #bigdemoday https://t.co/nWqo7IlniY
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1/14
2017
Big news: We’re bringing Web Animation Workshops to CHICAGO! 🎉 Grab your ticket today! https://t.co/diwYHwffBp https://t.co/jt0vW2zPZT
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWhen Chris Bosh introduces programming functions with basketball plays 💪🏼 https://t.co/tNLlGbXO2m
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1/12
2017
One week until @gdinyc Study Group, first the of the new year, at @MozillaScience in Brooklyn, sign up to join us! https://t.co/SbWdMItPE9
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstApparently my book is up for pre-sale on Amazon, pretty exciting! https://t.co/ok1hCO8acj
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst.@Etsy's Katherine Daniels, author of Effective Devops, talking about effective WRITING! on Wed, Jan 25: https://t.co/x1LZWeHpqQ
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1/10
2017
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: https://t.co/ejPQsa2qFe OFC tech leads should also be coming to @TheLeadDev 😉
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1/8
2017
Looks like #HiddenFigures is taking off at the box office, on tap to have a bigger weekend than expected! 👌🏽 https://t.co/N5V7b44DC4
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHurry — only one week left to enter the contest for a free @TheLeadDev ticket in #NYC! 🎫 https://t.co/NMOER6cau2 https://t.co/BUUC799HSn
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… https://t.co/LbcdeV1A9x
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 https://t.co/2LDtHLQXVX
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstThe notes are valuable too and you should read them (e.g., https://t.co/C7hZoLHyeV) 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. :( https://t.co/Okwh1n85Um
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1/7
2017
I’m looking for people interested in helping me bring @AlterConf to their cities! Planning meetings start soon! 😍🎉👯 https://t.co/Kvlvr5Karf
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst @skamille Inc's also up on this game PLUS collecting financial data about mostly private companies https://t.co/uto7DfrTiBWith @codecooperative, @alexqin is teaching former inmates to code to create social change. 🙌🏿 For more info: https://t.co/O153aeSkBk
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstWe're looking for a FT Bookkeeper/Office Manager who is passionate about our mission! For more info & to apply: https://t.co/rvlcdgOdb8
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: https://t.co/JXzjnyM3eN
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… https://t.co/HKlaNj2ark
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! https://t.co/gBlp96hmpd
Retweeted by Vanessa Hurst(And like all @gomixme apps, you can see the source and remix it for yourself, right in your browser: https://t.co/hSf9GuYNBn )
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstOh man, @roooooland made a great @gomixme app — just paste in a link to a tweet https://t.co/UQVrB4Ltwk https://t.co/Anqn0L5PYb
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstHappy 2017! Get involved and see how publications and data-driven journalists use open source to power news: https://t.co/cJM5T7SSgb
Retweeted by Vanessa HurstBIG NEWS: we've officially reached #2000BCorps globally! Catch up on all the other milestones we reached in 2016… https://t.co/gfM1Xrs7d4
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1/6
2017
@KR1573N thanks, boo!
1/5
2017

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