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Athul Muralidhar

I graduated from the uni in cosmology, but i had done a minor in AI. This kinda coincided with the Cambridge analytica scandal from fb. I was so frustrated that I couldn't do anything to help - so I started making software for real (I had already started programming way before - but usually for science stuff)

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Brad Johnson Author

Thanks for sharing Athul! I think a lot of devs can relate to frustration with the status quo being a motivator to start coding. Any advice for new developers looking to turn that initial spark into their first software engineering job?