Last week on Pearl's TwitterApr 13:
One of the worst things a company can do is hire talented and passionate employees but block them from reaching their full potential.
On the flip side, one of the worst things an employee can do (who's not feeling fulfilled) is to stay.
I have a theory that I'm doing ok as a woman in tech since I've mostly been a free agent (eg. contract) since 2008.
"Women are leaving your tech company because you don’t deserve to keep us around." - 2015: year of the table flip - http://tableflip.club/
ICYMI, many #womenintech
don't leave b/c of "family". They leave b/c they get passed over for promotions. See: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1soIYek-YEIvqtu9brv3ecdPbuVzQKp_GhAozC06UrLo/preview
Grunt! Gulp! NPM scripts! More task runner demos than you can shake a computer mouse at!
We're teaming with @torontojs to bring you our next meetup event: Task Runners & Build Process Automation http://tracked.link/1ct7tlU #YeomanTO Apr 15
At my 1st job out of school, I learned I was getting paid $10K less than someone doing similar work. #neveragain
.@ThisTechGirl told a dude how much $ she was making. It changed her life. http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/15/smallbusiness/saadia-muzaffar-womens-circle/index.html #equalpay
Downside of writing JS for hardware is a LOT of setTimeouts + callbacks as you wait for hardware to do its thing. No simple: delay(100);
"Hmmm.... that seems buggy"
"Let's add in another setTimeout()!"
"Yep, fixed it"
Always has to be that one
condescending guy at a meetup, doesn't there. Thanks, jerk, right when I was leaving. Otherwise, perfect night.Apr 16
Excited to announce @klab_ca is sponsoring @RUFashionZone's wearables hackathon, Hack'N'Talk! http://hackntalk.com
Toronto: where racoons have been making news headlines for the past month.
You Don't Have Impostor Syndromehttps://medium.com/@aliciatweet/you-don-t-have-impostor-syndrome-126e4c4bdcc
Updated my Intel Edison + Grove LCD sample!! Now supports 2 rows of flawless scrolling text. https://gist.github.com/pearlchen/31ac996f8688a01cc5b6Apr 17