Creative Briefs #030: Carol Nichols

Our hosts interview developer & ruby on rails lover Carol Nichols. Recorded on 07/28/2013.

Carol’s Links:

Things We Mentioned:

  • The Non-Designer's Design Book (3rd Edition): Robin Williams: 9780321534040: Books
  • Chad Whitacre is the founder of Gittip and is trying to run it as an open company. He tweets at
  • an open source, open standards twitter clone. don't judge it by the spam on the front page :-/
  • This is the shirt I was wearing-- I love Portal too. Pinkie Pie is my favorite.
  • Ruby Rogues podcast:
  • The fashion show episode of My Little Pony that's about dealing with bad clients -- Suited For Success, S1E14
  • RailsConf 2013
  • Ruby Conf 2013
  • pghrb - Pittsburgh's Ruby User Group (Pittsburgh, PA) - Meetup
  • CodeMash
  • Gene - Biography -
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) focuses on the 24th century adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-D).  Also it is the overall best incarnation.
  • Jennifer Dewalt is making one website a day for 180 days. You can follow the project at
  • Sarah Mei is a Ruby developer, RailsBridge co-founder, dancer, gamer, friend, mom...etc. Check her out on Twitter:
  • Ashe Dryden, blue haired developer check her out on Twitter:
  • delicious gelato
  • GITTIP - Distributed Genius Grants
  • GitHub - Powerful features to make software development more collaborative.
  • Internet Explorer is the devil
  • Angela Harms is a developer, coach, facilitator, and instigator. Check her out on Twitter:
  • Konstantin Haase is good at computers. Check him out on Twitter:
  • Jim Weirich - Chief Scientist at @neo_innovation, Ruby Enthusiast, Clojure dabbler. Check him out on Twitter:
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By aigapittsburgh
Published August 27, 2013