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Alaina Kafkes

Wordsmith & online-world-smith. Engineer. Alumna @NorthwesternU. I like long runs, literature, languages, and lemons.

Education

Northwestern University '17

Work

Software Engineer

Exploring the Linguistics Behind Regular Expressions

Exploring the Linguistics Behind Regular Expressions

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Rejection & Revision: On Improving Conference Proposals

Rejection & Revision: On Improving Conference Proposals

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What do you talk about during your one-on-one meetings with your engineering (or other) manager?

What do you talk about during your one-on-one meetings with your engineering (or other) manager?

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Tackling Technical Writing

Tackling Technical Writing

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The Goldilocks Contribution: How can someone find open source issues that challenge them just the right amount?

The Goldilocks Contribution: How can someone find open source issues that challenge them just the right amount?

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Demystifying Dynamic Programming

Demystifying Dynamic Programming

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How can someone prepare for their first full-time software engineering job?

How can someone prepare for their first full-time software engineering job?

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On Literature and Linked Lists

On Literature and Linked Lists

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