With barely enough income to support his wife and child, not to mention a poor working environment for his physical and mental health, Michael Pimentel wanted to move on from being a glassblower.
That’s why after 9 years in the film industry, Michael decided to pursue a career in tech by using free online resources to teach himself how to code.
If you’re considering a transition to tech from a non-traditional background, Michael offers great advice about teaching himself to code while working a physically intense full-time job, and how his tech career has evolved over the last three years.
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