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Chat ops, automation, and GitHub as a social media platform

Watch this video interview with developer advocate Andrew Zigler.

Andrew Zigler is a professional developer advocate at Mattermost where he creates resources to empower the open source community. Andrew sat down with the All Things Open team to discuss key takeaways from his talk, a non-traditional path into developer advocacy, and thinking vs “thunking.”

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Key takeaways

  • My talk is about chat ops and how the words you use and the tools you communicate with are actually things that we don’t really think about — And then, how does AI impact this?
  • Revisit the automation conversations: There are things today that you can automate that would have been unthinkable, six months ago
  • As someone from a non-traditional tech background, it was difficult to break into the [tech] space and to build those connections and find roles
  • Thinking vs “thunking”
  • GitHub is a social media network

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