Winter Break of Code Day Ten
A couple of days ago, Jake, one of the brilliant full-timers on
Open Whisper Systems, looked up from his laptop and asked
me with a smile, “So, Yoko, what’s your life story? How did you come to love humans so much?” It
was a whimsical way of asking why I do what I do and why I am here. Having studied Human Computer
Interaction and being a user experience (UX) designer, I’ve been asked variations of this question
many times before. But it was on this trip I realized my answer needs a little probing.