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#139 Mark Rendle is a programmer turned comedian turned programmer

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Mark took us from his first date with a ZX81 all the way to the stages he regularly speaks onto worldwide. We brushed over his childhood and bumpy teenage. We talked about his love for "chips," his informal apprenticeship, and why he wants to further this apprenticeship model in the future. We talked about his hiatus as a professional stand-up comedian and how he found his way back into programming. Mark told us about his burnout and how this lead to him joining the best company ever and pushing him to mix those two skills he loves: programming and stand-up comedy.

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