Before turning to magazines, Chris worked as a reporter at newspapers in New Hampshire and Colorado, winning multiple awards for his work, including being named "Rookie of the Year" by the New Hampshire Press Association in 2006.

 

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How One Man Left a Big Record Label to Become a Data Scientist

Will Johnson stumbled into the music business in his early 20s. On a whim, in 2014, a friend of his who managed a national touring band offered him a gig as a roadie. Will had just graduated college in Virginia, and, well, touring with…

How This Mother of Three Found Her Way Back to Coding

Erica Epperson’s life was finally starting to slow down. For the past decade or so, after going through a divorce, Epperson had shifted her focus to her three young children and her elderly mother. They traveled constantly, often embarking on road trips that were…

How One Man Turned to Coding to Feed His Family

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Tosin Awofeso felt like he didn’t have a lot of options. With a baby on the way, stringing together freelance gigs as a piano player and photographer wasn’t going to cut it. One morning, Awofeso showed up for an interview for a customer service…

Single Mother Turns to Coding and Music to Help Family

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Carey LaMothe was certain the only thing she’d ever do in life was to play the French horn. Growing up in Seattle, she joined the band in junior high and quickly fell in love with music. In college at the University of Washington, she…

Data Meets Fashion: How One Man Used Coding to Excel in the Art World

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The capstone project that helped Aaron Lichtner land a job as data scientist at Nordstrom almost never happened. Last spring, when Lichtner was considering how to spend his last few weeks in the Galvanize program, he came up with something that is quintessential Seattle….

Prisoner to Programmer: The Ultimate Life Reboot

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You never know when your life is going to change and get a second chance at starting over. Just before Christmas last year, 41-year-old Chad Latham received a call from his lawyer. He had news from the President of the United States. At the…

Patriot Boot Camp Helps Veterans Transition to Tech Entrepreneurs

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Etched into the mindset of the American military, the warrior ethos of the U.S. Armed Forces is to leave no one behind. Inspired by that credo, a tightly knit band of veterans and their family members has created a unique “boot camp” to help…