So six months ago Ben and I signed up for Code Year, with Michael Bloomberg and about 400,000 people. We didn’t even really know what coding was. Codecademy was just five month old puppy of a Start-up.
And look at us now. Here’s Codecademy announcing $10 million in their second round of venture funding (a big chunk of that from Richard Branson). But notice who’s mentioned in the list of accomplished students. Yes that’s us, Juliet Waters and her son Ben.
If that weren’t keeping me busy enough, last night I went to a first meeting of organizers of Montreal’s inaugural Mini Maker Faire, which will be at the Olympic Stadium August 25-26.
One day soon, I will come up for air and do a nice long blog post.
In the meantime here’s MythBuster’s Adam Savage talking about the importance of taking risks….