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tamouse/README.md

Hi there!! 👋

Who I am

🐭 Tamara Temple, aka tamouse

  • 😄 Pronouns: She/her/hers, they/them are also good
  • 💻 Senior Staff Software engineer
  • 🖌️ Watercolourist
  • 👩 Mom to two wonderful, grown women that are changing the world
  • Fun fact: I wrote my first software app in the summer of 1969, a lunar landing game written in BASIC and stored on punched paper tape, using a tty-33 teletype!

🔭 I’m currently working on

  • helping traditionally underserved and marginalized people wanting to get in software development, learning technology and how to navigate these spaces that have traditionally been hostile
  • #causeascene academy, and becoming an anti-racist
  • Gathering and disseminating the product / project lore of a company, in order to help people onboard
  • Creating an impetus for learning, sharing, collaborating, and cummunity around software engineering, both in and out of work
  • Leveling up underrepresented and marginalized people in tech, helping them thrive in the tech world

🧭 My guiding principles

Adopted from #causeascene:

  1. Tech is Not Neutral, Nor is it Apolitical
  2. Intention without Strategy is Chaos
  3. Lack of Inclusion is a Risk/Crisis Management Issue
  4. Prioritize the Most Vulnerable

🌱 I’m currently learning

  • Ways in which I continue to cause harm and how to clean that up
  • Watercolour painting
  • Digital painting
  • Time Series Analysis with Ruby and Postgresql
  • Rails Turbo and Hotwire

💬 Ask me about

  • Mentoring
  • Leveling up as a software engineer
  • Watercolour painting, and making art in general
  • Being more collborative, facilitative, and generally more helpful
  • Becoming an anti-racist, unlearning oppression

📫 How to reach me:

Links

Social

Pinned

  1. blog Public

    my regular web blog thingie

    HTML 1

  2. swaac Public

    Software as a Craft blog posts, converted to org-mode

    Ruby 5

  3. a talk and demo on storybook

    JavaScript 4

  4. Presentation about writing a React client using ApolloClient to talk GraphQL to a Rails Backend

    HTML 2

  5. My Personal Learning Stragties Presentation

    JavaScript 1

1,125 contributions in the last year

Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Mon Wed Fri

Contribution activity

June 2022

Opened 1 issue in 1 repository
tamouse/resume 1 open
3 contributions in private repositories Jun 2 – Jun 16

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