AmieDD is a maker of things. With a background in Game Programming and Simulation, Amie Danielle Dansby is a Software Engineer with a passion for code and cosplay. Whilst at Hybrid World Adelaide recently, I managed a quick interview to discuss the wonder of technology with AmieDD.
Starting her career at Marvel Studios, working on Captain America and X-Men Destiny, she transitioned to Research and Development, working on the Xbox and Playstation. AmieDD is currently one of the Co-Founders of ATAT Tech, working on a Robotics, Augmented Reality Video Game code-named: Project EvE.
In today’s episode of Be The Drop, AmieDD discusses why it’s important to make technology fun and hands on. Amie also talks about the importance of sharing ideas through open source code and she reveals how she tackles her biggest challenge in programming.
“The hands on aspect at Hybrid World Adelaide is amazing. All the kids are interested and their parents see the value of where technology is going.”
Listen now to the full episode to hear AmieDD share her story:
In this episode about technology with AmieDD, you will learn:
- How making technology fun helps kids learn
- Why asking questions is so important
- The value of open source to help us achieve more together
- How to experience the wonder of technology with AmieDD
- The importance of open conversation to help reduce fear of the unknown
- Why you need to look at processes step by step in programming
“Ask questions. Why, why, why?”
If you want to hear more of my interviews recorded at Hybrid World Adelaide, check out this interview with Marc Fennel on How To Improve Your Interview Techniques or this one with Muselk on How To Grow Your YouTube Channel.
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