Ep. 1

Bootcamps, Water Coolers, and Hiring Devs

September 16, 2014

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Carlos Lazo

Rails Developer, Time Inc.

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Carlos Lazo worked for the Department of Defense for 5 years as an engineer, course corrected at the Flatiron School in Summer 2013, and is now a Rails Developer at Time Inc in NYC. He's passionate about consistent learning, good software practices, and always having fun doing what you're doing.

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Carlos Lazo, software developer at Time Inc. and graduate of the programming bootcamp, the Flatiron School, shares his unique programming experiences in the first episode of the CodeNewbie podcast. We talk about working in hardware and software, the difference between studying computer science and actually being an engineer, what he's learned from leading recruitment and interviewing over 100 engineers, and why after all that, he decided to attend a three-month bootcamp to become a web developer.

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