Software engineer Preethi Kasireddy answers your questions!
Question: “I want to get started with programming but I don’t know know where to start. What programming language should I pick? Should I focus on front-end, back-end, machine learning… or something else? There’s so many options to choose from, it’s overwhelming.”
Preethi Kasireddy is an engineer based in San Francisco. She’s an avid learner who taught herself programming and machine learning, and is passionate about understanding things clearly and explaining them to others via blog posts.
She was previously a front-end & API engineer at Coinbase, a digital currency platform, where she helped architect and rebuild their front-end in React, Mobx and Redux. Prior to that, she was a partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and an Investment Banker at Goldman Sachs. She studied Systems Engineering at USC.
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