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SHOTA PANGILINAN, Product Designer @ Spotify

SHOTA PANGILINAN, Product Designer @ Spotify

I sat down with my friend Shota at Think Coffee on the corner of E 21st St and 3rd Ave one blistering cold day in December. We had originally wanted to go to Rolf's Restaurant across the street but we didn't want to wait an hour in the 10 degree weather. And it turned out to be a good idea, because we ended up talking back and forth for five hours, discussing things from what happens after death to the NY raving scene (he's been to a lot of shows).

ANDREW COOK, Software Engineer @ Bloomberg

ANDREW COOK, Software Engineer @ Bloomberg

Andrew is a friend of one of my roommate/best friend’s from college. Originally, I wanted to interview people about how they felt about New York (which is why you’ll find the first half of the interview to be centered on NYC) and while my theme for the site has since changed, Andrew remains a constant supporter and great friend to have in the city and I loved learning more about his life here. He was the very first person I interviewed and I’m happy to share our conversation today. You’ll learn more about the difference between the tech industries in Cali vs. NY and why NYC has so much to offer.