Introductory Pep Talk

I am not here to teach you things.
I am a coach, here to facilitate your learning.
I present opportunities. They are yours to seize.

Program or be Programmed by Douglas Rushkoff. (Jump to 1’20”).

The purpose of this class is to muddle some promising careers.

I don’t care how much you know. I care how brave you are.

It’s OK to create work for an audience of one.
The world is highly nonlinear. Your bad dancing may inspire more people than you realize.

Nobody tells this to beginners…(from Ira Glass)

“With coding, anything is possible”.
There are countless pitfalls waiting to bite you in the ass. (Jump to 38:22)

In spite of these, the only thing that matters is whether you can deliver. Be courageous and make stuff!