101: How My English Degree Prepared Me For Tech

Somewhere in a box of mementos I still have a caricature drawing that an artist made at a fair when I was about seven or eight. My enormous eyes and exaggerated smile are plastered on a huge face attached to tiny arms, one of which is holding a book. A caption in a speech bubble in cartoony handwriting exclaims, "My book! I write!" And so this goofy drawing marked the beginning of a trajectory that I would follow for years.

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