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Episode #15: Python at Spotify, PSF, and PyLadies

Published Tues, Jul 7, 2015, recorded Thurs, Jun 4, 2015.


A strong community is one of Python's super-powers and that's what this episode of Talk Python To Me is all about! We speak with Lynn Root about her work with Python at Spotify, her role in the PSF as a Python Software Foundation board member, how she came to be the founder of PyLadies San Francisco, her talks and presentations, as well as some excellent open source work she is doing.

Links from the show:

Lynn's website: roguelynn.com
Lynn on Twitter: @roguelynn
Lynn's path to engineering: roguelynn.com/words/my-path-into-engineering
I'm faking it: roguelynn.com/words/Im-faking-it
ramlfications: roguelynn.com/words/ramlfications-release
ramlfications slides: ramlfications-sf.herokuapp.com
Spotify API Console: developer.spotify.com/web-api/console
PyCon Ireland 2013 - Lynn Root Keynote: vimeo.com/79394598
Lynn Root - GETTING MORE DEVELOPER GIRLS USING PYTHON: youtube.com/watch?v=tVB_krH04-g
New Coder: newcoder.io
PyLadies: pyladies.com
PyLadies Starter Kit: kit.pyladies.com
Helios from Spotify: github.com/spotify/helios
Attrs: attrs.readthedocs.org
Python memberships: python.org/psf/membership
Python Wiki: wiki.python.org/moin
Python mailing lists: python.org/community/lists



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Lynn Root
Lynn Root
An insomniac software engineer for Spotify, founder of the San Francisco Chapter of PyLadies, board member of the Python Software Foundation, and member of the Django Software Foundation.

I have a business degree in finance and economics, but fell in love with programming in 2011. More on my journey about how I became a software engineer can be found in this post.

I like to speak. A lot. I particularly talk on the Python community, as well as the technical work that I’ve done. Email me if you would like to make my talks list longer.


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