Episode 7 — Sumana Harihareswara

Today, I’m chatting with Sumana Harihareswara, Founder at Changeset Consulting.

In this episode

Project management, open source and social justice as tools of empowerment, self-image as a coder, how Sumana got into open source and why, learning programming (and its culture and tools) as an adult, computer science vs software engineering, managers as sysadmins of social infrastructure, media preservation and digitally archiving a literary estate, fixed vs. growth mindsets, debugging as a hero’s journey, the Recurse Center, Hamilton.

Shoutouts to good documentation, Ashley Blewer, and the Internet Archive.

####Bonus links! Awesome stuff we wanted to talk about but didn’t have time for.