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Shaving my Head Made me a better programmer

Shaving my Head Made me a better programmer

A fantastic talk by Alex Qin (@alexqin) about dealing with and overcoming unconscious bias and micro-aggressions as a woman in tech.

Shaving my head made me a better programmer by Alex Qin How do perceptions and stereotypes affect those in software and on engineering teams? This talk tells the true story of how I hacked my appearance, by shaving my head, to change the way I was perceived as a programmer.

Responsible AI

Responsible AI

The Original Lifehackers

The Original Lifehackers