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devarispbrown
Co-founder and Instructor at Floodgate Academy. Teaching engineering skills to help people from diverse backgrounds secure jobs in tech.
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devarispbrown Aug 15
If you have a startup idea and/or have less than $7M in funding, you should apply for Unusual Academy. $250k-1M in non-dilutive capital and learn from some of the best on how to grow and scale:
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devarispbrown Jul 16
Replying to @mekkaokereke
What's wild is that the programs black folks design/run are more effective than companies with huge budgets. One year I placed more black engineers at companies by myself than FB and Google combined.
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devarispbrown Jul 16
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devarispbrown Jul 16
Replying to @nikkidubbs09
Stunt post.
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Khaled Beydoun Jul 15
Dear France, Congratulations on winning the . 80% of your team is African, cut out the racism and xenophobia. 50% of your team are Muslims, cut out the Islamophobia. Africans and Muslims delivered you a second World Cup, now deliver them justice.
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devarispbrown Jul 12
Congrats to my brother Kevin for this recognition. You've worked long and hard on your craft and the food is damn tasty. If you're in Chicago, make sure you check out . Proud of you man!!!
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devarispbrown Jul 11
Replying to @kwuchu
For everything.
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devarispbrown Jul 11
Replying to @kwuchu
Two words: booking info🤣😩
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devarispbrown Jul 10
you've ruined every hotel bed I sleep in now. Can't get a good night's rest unless I'm at home
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devarispbrown Jun 29
Replying to @lymusing
Baby Faced Killa is my favorite. First track is a clinic in lyricism
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devarispbrown Jun 29
including everyone's favorite emo rapper who dropped a subpar double album
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devarispbrown Jun 29
Meanwhile dropped one of the hardest projects of 2018. Not to mention one of the best album covers I've seen in a long time.
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devarispbrown Jun 29
*yawn*
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Tom Dale Jun 26
"Focus" sounds so positive, but the actual lived experience of focus is endlessly ignoring real problems and disappointing people, day after day. No wonder it's hard to stay focused.
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devarispbrown Jun 22
Really hoping is donating the proceeds of the UMich Jordan 12 to or . If not, they're reinforcing the reason most people hate the NCAA. Can't continue to profit off the backs of poor college athletes /cc
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devarispbrown Jun 22
Replying to @tomdale
Facts. That was super weak. Nobody cares about the customer.
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devarispbrown Jun 20
Replying to @samselikoff @wearefga
Came to that realization while teaching at . Now we start of with UI/UX principles before we dive deep into front end engineering. IMO gotta know how to design a UI to be able to code it. Also helps to have a shared spoken language between design and eng
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devarispbrown Jun 1
Replying to @mrdesjardins
Great minds think alike. Hope more people get away from that MVP mindset and build better products.
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devarispbrown Jun 1
Replying to @rroic @shiftsplit
Thanks man. I appreciate that a ton. You got the best picture of me too 😂
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devarispbrown May 25
Replying to @AoctaviusW
I don't care lol. I'm tired of him.
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