April 1, 2020

Exploring Social Anxiety with Liz Krane

Trever Yarrish

Chief Experience Officer / Founding Partner
Grants Pass, OR

Take a look at what's been Creating Zeal this week:

🎙️ Podcast

In this episode, host Adam Cuppy explores overcoming social anxiety with web developer and programmer Liz Crane.

Liz opens up about her social anxiety and how a personal tragedy pushed her to develop courageous habits that eventually led her to start a meetup group in L.A., Learn Teach Code, which encourages people to create value for others, regardless of their level of expertise.

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📹 YouTube

Building a Toggle Tag React Component

In this video, Amy builds a component that toggles on and off when clicked. She walks through the HTML (JSX) and CSS and even explains ways to make the component more flexible and reusable.


🤔 Zeal Interestings

A collection of cool stuff the Zeal team found interesting this week.

The Art of Code Comments, Talk by Sarah Drasner

This was a great talk on writing comments with your code. Our favorite takeaway: "Clean code is self documenting" is a lie. Code can describe how, but it cannot explain why.


I Listen to Color

Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color -- and yes, even listen to faces and paintings.


Upgraded Google Glass Helps Autistic Kids “See” Emotions

A wearable for kids on the autism spectrum provides behavioral therapy via augmented reality.
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