– Share the Story of Why and How You Learned to Program

first_imgGrowing Phone Scams: 5 Tips To Avoid Here are a few: 7 Types of Video that will Make a Massive Impac… Every time you refresh you’ll see a different one sentence story from a programmer about how or why they started programming. At the moment, there are 351 stories. “by finding artistic problems which made absorbing the knowledge easy.” – Lilli Thompson“because my first computer would only sit with a blinking cursor if I didn’t program it.” Ashley Feniello“because my TRS-80 didn’t come with any video games, so I had to write my own.”– Mykle Hansen“by writing a BASIC game on a manual typewriter, and being driven by my mom to the local Radio Shack where I typed it in to the TRS-80 I coveted.”- Matt Hillman“in college, when I realized I could have a big impact on the world by building software with a focus on humanity.” – Vanessa Hurst“because I believed (and still do) that it’s one of the best skills to have in order to change people’s lives for the better.” Alyssa Daw“when I wanted a piano and got an Atari — programmed the keys to make sounds.” Katie A. Siek“because I wanted to make interactive electronic literature.” – Zuzana Husarova“because I wanted to build cool things. Now that’s my job.” – Alex Gaynor“because I like learning languages — computer ones included!” – Angelica Lim“after graduating with a Philosophy degree.” – Thomas Saunders“by being a designer who needed a programmer and couldn’t find one!” – Catherine Hicks Related Posts center_img Tags:#hack#Profiles Why You Love Online Quizzes How to Write a Welcome Email to New Employees? klint finleylast_img