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How Getting Hit In The Head Made Me A Better Developer

11th July 2018 in London at Business Design Centre

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On September 11, 2012, Don was hit by a car and thrown head-first into the side of a building. In addition to the post-concussion symptoms, there was also the issue of being able to eventually get back to work and finding out whether Don could still do it. Don will share some insights about his journey from staring at walls to being able to ship products and perform at a senior level again.

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How Getting Hit In The Head Made Me A Better Developer

Don Burks

Don Burks is the Head Instructor for [Lighthouse Labs](https://lighthouselabs.ca), a software development Bootcamp based in Vancouver, BC. Originally a classically-trained musician, his 20 year career in software development has included companies such as MetroLyrics, Microsoft, and a dozen startups.

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On September 11, 2012, Don was hit by a car and thrown head-first into the side of a building. In addition to the post-concussion symptoms, there was also the issue of being able to eventually get back to work and finding out whether Don could still do it. Don will share some insights about his journey from staring at walls to being able to ship products and perform at a senior level again.

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How Getting Hit In The Head Made Me A Better Developer

Don Burks

Don Burks is the Head Instructor for [Lighthouse Labs](https://lighthouselabs.ca), a software development Bootcamp based in Vancouver, BC. Originally a classically-trained musician, his 20 year career in software development has included companies such as MetroLyrics, Microsoft, and a dozen startups.

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