Welcome to “Meet the professional”! | Computer programming | Khan Academy

Welcome to “Meet the professional”! | Computer programming | Khan Academy

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Voiceover: You know
what’s cool about computer science and computer programming? Well, you know, besides everything? There are tons of
interesting job in fields that use computing knowledge, and those numbers are growing everyday. In this series, we
interviewed a bunch of people that work with their computer
knowledge for a living to find out what they do, how they learnt, and what their advice is
for people new to the field. You can read about Sarah Northway, who’s who an Indie game
developer and world traveler. Yann Dauphin, who
researches machine learning and plays bass guitar. Brenda Jin, who creates
table prototypes for Macy’s and bikes all around the
hills of San Francisco. Tom Heinan, who creates
medical mobile apps, and is learning to be a
pilot on the weekends. Marcos Ojeda, a Khan Academy designer, developer, and dog owner, and a bunch more. So, go ahead a meet some professionals, and if you’re not a
computing professional yet, think about it. It could
be a whole lot of fun.

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