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In this episode Matt and Mike sit down with Pratham, a Twitter influencer with over 75, 000 followers as well as a passion for coding and machine learning. At only 16 (at time of recording), Pratham has built up quite a bit of experience in the programming field, and filled the show in with a tons of insights on getting started with programming for passion versus profit, machine learning (even without math!), and building up a Twitter community. With all that and more this is an episode you won't want to miss!
Our guest today is a well-known personality on Twitter with over 75000 followers. He’s also a 16-year-old self-taught developer. In this one, we talk about how Pratham started in development, specialized in machine learning, and got a job by building a massive Twitter audience.
4:00 - How did you get started in coding/development?
7:35 - What was your drive to get through all the obstacles?
10:40 - What made you get into machine learning as a specialty?
20:15 - What got you into building an audience on twitter?
26:00 - Does a new developer need to start building a twitter audience?
27:55 - Is there any advice you'd give to a new developer?
30:50 - Should you share knowledge as a beginner?
36:50 - What's next for you?
- Learning through resources outside of the internet is possible but very difficult
- Machine learning doesn't need a strong math base to get started with. Tensor Flow allows new developers to get into it without knowing every complex concept.
- Be consistent and focus on one task at a time.
- By teaching someone something, you solidify your knowledge so it's a win win situation.
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