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Making your path to development with Anjana Vakil

Episode Summary

Anjana is fascinated by languages, both human and machine, and the connections between the two. She recently completed a MS in computational linguistics at Saarland University in Germany, where she studied speech technology, machine learning, and computer-assisted language learning. Her spontaneous talk "Learning Functional Programming with JavaScript" has been viewed over a half-million times on YouTube. She talks to Scott about her thoughts on languages and her strategies for learning.

Episode Notes

Anjana is fascinated by languages, both human and machine, and the connections between the two. She recently completed a MS in computational linguistics at Saarland University in Germany, where she studied speech technology, machine learning, and computer-assisted language learning. Her spontaneous talk "Learning Functional Programming with JavaScript" has been viewed over a half-million times on YouTube. She talks to Scott about her thoughts on languages and her strategies for learning.