US Software Engineers

May
18
From Starbucks to Software Engineer on a Six Figure Salary

From Starbucks to Software Engineer on a Six Figure Salary

Andrew Knox was making $8/hr at Starbucks before he taught himself to code. He now makes a six figure
6 min read
Apr
05
A Self-Taught CTO Shares Tips on Learning to Code

A Self-Taught CTO Shares Tips on Learning to Code

Michael Blanton is a self-taught developer and CTO. In this interview he shares tips on learning to code, getting hired
4 min read
May
19
How Chris Fernandi learned to code without a CS degree

How Chris Fernandi learned to code without a CS degree

Chris Fernandi is a self-taught software engineer who now teaches people Javascript. In this interview he gives tips for learning
8 min read
Dec
17
This digital nomad talks learning to code without a degree

This digital nomad talks learning to code without a degree

I met Bryce Meyer recently in a cafe in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was programming on his laptop and we got
5 min read
Dec
03
The person who made pics on Twitter a thing talks learning to code

The person who made pics on Twitter a thing talks learning to code

Before Noah Everett launch Twitpic in 2008 you couldn't share images on Twitter! Crazy, huh? Noah taught himself to code
6 min read
Nov
22
How this Michigan developer taught himself to code with no degree

How this Michigan developer taught himself to code with no degree

Donovan Brown is a self-taught developer from Michigan. He doesn't have a Computer Science degree but that hasn't stopped him
5 min read
Nov
08
Tuple Chief Technology Officer Spencer Dixon talks learning to code

Tuple Chief Technology Officer Spencer Dixon talks learning to code

Spencer shares his tips for newbies, explains how he got into coding without a degree and discusses what his work
8 min read
Nov
06
Ali Spittel talks learning to code without a Computer Science degree

Ali Spittel talks learning to code without a Computer Science degree

‌It's a real pleasure to share an interview I did with Ali Spittel! Ali is a great example of a
5 min read
Oct
29
Tobi attended Rithm School and now works at Pinterest

Tobi attended Rithm School and now works at Pinterest

Tobi Ogunnaike is a Software Engineer at Pinterest but he didn't take the traditional CS degree route to this job.
7 min read
Oct
22
This YouTube developer talks learning code and becoming an entrepreneur

This YouTube developer talks learning code and becoming an entrepreneur

Jyrone Parker is a developer, entrepreneur and YouTuber who caught my attention recently.  I talked to Jyrone about what drives
5 min read