US Software Engineers

Oct
08
JPMorgan Chase hired this self-taught developer who is a high school dropout

JPMorgan Chase hired this self-taught developer who is a high school dropout

Ahmad Rusdi left high school with a 1.4 GPA. After teaching himself code he now works as JPMorgan Chase.
3 min read
Oct
04
This self-taught developer is now a VP of Engineering helping charities fundraise

This self-taught developer is now a VP of Engineering helping charities fundraise

Richard O'Reilly contacted me after this website topped Hacker News on its launch. He was enthusiastic about the purpose of
5 min read
Oct
01
From zero coding to a job at Google in six months

From zero coding to a job at Google in six months

Today I'm sharing an interview with an ex-Google Software Engineer who was able to get a job there after coding
4 min read
Sep
24
This mom of four learned to code and changed her career path

This mom of four learned to code and changed her career path

Today I'm fortunate to share an interview I had with Bekah Hawrot Weigel who is a mom who wanted to
6 min read
Sep
16
From sleeping in a car in Silicon Valley to owning a development agency

From sleeping in a car in Silicon Valley to owning a development agency

Michael Aubry wanted to get out off his hometown in Illinois and work in Silicon Valley. So he drove across
7 min read
Sep
13
This self-taught CTO talks hiring developers with no CS degree

This self-taught CTO talks hiring developers with no CS degree

Self-taught programmer Alex Kremer heads up a developer team at eBacon, a payroll SAAS company, which is almost exclusively comprised
5 min read
Sep
02
Falling down and getting back up with the help of code

Falling down and getting back up with the help of code

Cher Scarlett is a Senior Software Engineer who taught herself to code and ended up turning her life around. Prior
7 min read
Aug
16
From Waitress to Software Developer in 8 months

From Waitress to Software Developer in 8 months

Tae'lur Alexis was determined to improve her situation. She was working as waitress full-time but she taught herself to code
7 min read