When Do We Belong?

Impostor syndrome and feelings of alienation are rampant in the tech communities, and it's hard to understand why, or how to fight it. Drawing on her DevOps background and using Contempt Culture as a lens, aurynn analyses how tech culture builds group membership and constructs outgroups, how these dynamics reinforce impostor syndrome, and what we can do about it.

Presented by

aurynn shaw

aurynn is a DevOps consultant person from Wellington, New Zealand. She wrote the formative article on Contempt Cultura, and focusses on the cultural requirements of DevOps and how the culture of a team can restrict and damage technical capability. She really likes SaltStack and has lots of opinions. You should ask her about them.