At WordCamp Milano, I gave a talk with the enticing title Why every developer should read Plato. The short answer to that question: to learn Socratic thinking. In this post, I will share some of my personal journeys as a philosopher in software development. In doing so, I will also introduce a few philosophical concepts that might help you […]Read: "Why every developer should read Plato"
I graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 2014 with a Master’s degree in Philosophy. While studying philosophy, I was already pursuing a career in software development through an internship at an Amsterdam based startup. There I learned how to be a full-stack web developer, working in an agile team for enterprise customers.
I joined Yoast in september 2014 as a software architect and quickly became responsible for professionalizing the development processes. As Partner and CTO I focus on the bigger picture of Software Development at Yoast, working together with a great team of skilled software engineers. I also spend a lot of time contributing back to WordPress.
You can find me on Twitter @OmarReiss