Being able to understand technology will become more and more important, because we all live with it, use it, depend on it, but too few people actually are around, who realize how great the opportunities are in our industry.
You as someone, who think, its all magic, but its cool… you should immediately start coding – today!
We in this industry should be concerned about getting more people on board! By helping a lot more people to get involved and fascinated.
I think, there still persists an stubborn opinion out there, that computer sience isn’t something to be taken serious or that it’s for men and geeks only. Sure there are some geeks, but to be honest, over dedicated people are needed and exist everywhere – they’re so called pioneers.
But anyway, my experience is somewhat different anyway. There aren’t that many geeks out there as you might think.
The people in our industry build a whole new kind of community together, which is extremely open, supporting and is attracting a lot of smart and hearted people: women like men.
Most of them like to share, are extremely collaborative and help each other. You just have to ask, and you will find somebody, who helps you solve a problem, or you find the solution already out there, somebody already solved and invested hours into it. Solving problems together isn’t that hard and can make a lot of fun along the way.
Another nice side effect by working with constructive minded and smart people is often success, such as the company treats their employees very good. You work with nice tools, have a peaceful and highly creative working environment.
If you want to know only a little bit about your perspective, you should watch those movies and talks:
especially for women:
Let me know, what you think, and add any addition if you like. I <3 code