So you wanna be a Software Engineer?

By KaroCodes | KaroCodes | 27 Apr 2021

(the description below is a partial transcript of the video with additional details around blockchain and crypto)

Are you a Software Engineer?
Or do you want to become one?
Are you interested in knowing how to get a job at Microsoft or Google or another FAANG company?
Or maybe youโ€™re more into startups and wanna know how software engineerโ€™s role changes as a small startup grows into a company that hires 1000s of people? Yes, Iโ€™m talking about Canva here ๐Ÿ˜‰

Hello Coders! Itโ€™s Karo here and on this channel (and on this blog) Iโ€™m going to tell you all about that and more! ๐ŸŽ‰

I started coding when I was 11 (unless you count Logo as a programming language then maybe 8). Initially creating websites and webapps at the age of 17 I switched to Android development which I fell for deeply and naturally decided to specialise in. I did my Masters degree in Computer Scienceย  ๐ŸŽ“

My thesis Universal Sense Simulation Interface won a couple of awards. Before finishing uni I did two internships at Microsoft as well as some contracting projects.
I travelled a lot for work but for the last 3 years Iโ€™m happily settled in Australia working as a Video Software Engineer at Canva. Here, I not only make software for video editing but focus a lot on career growth, leadership, supporting women in tech, mentoring and teaching programming.

I recently became very interested in blockchain, cryptocurrencies and dapps. My mathematical and cryptographic educational background makes it easier for me to understand how those technologies work under the hood. My plan is to create videos and blog post explaining those concepts in a simple way as well as how you can use it to create your own coins and dapps ๐ŸŽ‰

If this sounds interesting to you and you want to know more details make sure to stick around, follow me on Publish0x and subscribe to my YouTube channel ๐Ÿ™

Fresh content coming once a week! Letโ€™s get coding! ๐Ÿ’ป

Keep up with me onโ€‹
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Karo: Ex-Microsoft, ex-I-said-no-to-Google Canva Video Android engineer coding since I was 8 with Master's in Computer Science specialising in Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks ๐ŸŽ“ Youtube channel: ๐ŸŽฅ Exploring the world of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and dapps development and will document here ๐Ÿ’ป ๐ŸŽ‰

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