– is originally from Tipperary Ireland. While he was living in Ireland, Mark earned a bachelors degree in Music and English and then completed a masters degree in Ethnomusicology. Today Mark lives in Atlanta, Georgia where he is a web developer for Content Thread. Mark is also active in the community where he is a Program Developer at People Making Progress. As part of his contribution to the community last year Mark and some close friends entered AT&T’s Atlanta Civic Coding Challenge where the team won 1st place and as a result they won $40,000. During this episode Mark will share what they did with their earnings. So let’s get started. Mark can you share with our audience how you went from earning a degree in Music and English to today being a web developer in tech?
Mentioned in this episode
Folk Music – this is the website Mark created for a friend that lead him to becoming a developer.
Free Code Camp – the leading site for learning how to code.
Code For Atlanta – We’re a bunch of civic-minded technologists, designers, and topic experts using our skills to improve Atlanta and the world.
People Making Progress – is a non-profit that provides services to adults with developmental disabilities in the Atlanta area through a combination of government funding and private donations.
Content Thread – A digital agency and consulting firm specializing in AEM