aka James

  • I live in San Francisco, CA
  • I am Male
  • JMerk Most of you know it, right?  For those of you who don’t, similar to code academy, is a website where people can learn to code.  The one main difference is is more geared to teaching children. also made The Hour of Code, which is a popular event for schools around the world.  The site was founded by the brothers Ali and Hadi Partovi in 2013, so when I got a chance to meet Avi I took the opportunity in a heartbeat.  This is my story about meeting Avi Partovi.

    In my city, there are usually tons of events that happen each day… Most I wouldn’t think about volunteering for, but when I got a request to volunteer at a coding meet I took the opportunity without much background information... all I knew is that th…

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