Gene Chuang - Chief Slacker at CTO Slackers, Board Of Directors at Innovate Pasadena, Limited Partner Investor at Hyphen Capital

Gene and David talk about the skill of communicating, writing maintainable code, and aligning yourself with the priorities of your company

Talking Points:
  • Figuring out your career path
  • Learning to code
  • Working in a team setting
  • The skill of communicating
  • What makes a good engineer
Quotable Quotes:
  • “Handoff your code so that somebody else can maintain it.” - GC
  • “I strongly encourage all junior engineers to work in at least a mid-sized to a large-sized company.” - GC
  • “One key skillset an engineer must have is communication.” - GC
  • “The easiest way to do that [align yourself to the priority of the company] is align yourself with the bug priority list.” - GC
  • “You don't want engineers who become complacent, they produce so many bugs.” - GC
  • “That's very important, that you're always learning.” - GC
  • “You should always be assessing yourself.” - GC
Notes:
Gene’s Github