Episode 9: Interview with Thursday Bram

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In this week’s episode, Christie chats with Thursday Bram about bad metaphors, convincing companies to sponsor childcare at conferences, creating a diversity style guide, the awesomeness of bullet journaling, and more!

Show Notes

Thursday has two pieces in the Recompiler,
Bad Metaphors” from Issue 0, and “Programming Games on the TI-83” from Issue 3.

Put Your Damn Money Where Your Mouth Is where Thursday explores the difficulty of convincing sponsors to support childcare, live-captioning and other aspects of conference infrastructure that create inclusive events.

Check out two events that Thursday helps organize, ResFestPDX and PyDX.

One of Thursday’s everyday carry items is her journal and she’s a big fan of the Bullet Journal method. See examples on Instagram including Thursday’s faves here and here.

Thursday is @thursdayb on Twitter and her homepage is www.thursdaybram.com.

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