Regarding Programming

Why You Should Follow Julia Evans on Twitter

Recorded on August 24th, 2016

If you’re at all interested in programming, you should follow Julia Evans (@b0rk) on Twitter. I don’t know if I got lucky and hit her feed at just the right moment, or if she’s just delightful like this all the time. I believe it’s the latter, because no matter how far back I scroll, there’s fun, creative, nerdy stuff. Her enthusiasm for learning and sharing is contagious and makes me want to be a part of it. I’m bound to get smarter the more I read and try the stuff she advises.

If you also like zines or any kind of handwritten art, you’ll especially love her recent posts where she’s effectively live-blogging her programmer’s notebook in zine format:

So her tweets are pretty great. And then you dive into her blog and read stuff like this: “How Do You Decide What to Work On?

^^^^^This is what I like to call “secret-decoder-key” goodness.