Hey there! My name is Javiera, I'm 25 and I'm a Chilean girl living in Toronto! I have a severe case of Peter Pan syndrome, I refuse to accept that I'm a grown up so don't expect me to act like one ;)
LGBT Supporter. I'm currently obsessed with Darren Criss and Chris Colfer, so they are all over my blog. I'm in love with music, cartoons and pop culture... Tumblr is the place where my brain speaks without being censored so... WELCOME TO MY HEAD!
If you have preconceived notions about models being dumb and coders being nerdy white dudes, prepare to abandon them. Lyndsey Scott has modeled for brands like DKNY, Victoria’s Secret, Gucci and Prada. But she also knows Python, Objective C, and iOS, and builds apps in her spare time.
In a profile by Carmel Diamicis on Pando Daily, Scott explains that she graduated from Amherst College in 2006 with a dual-degree in computer science — and 3 years later, found herself modeling for Calvin Klein, as “the first ever African American to get an exclusive contract with the company for New York Fashion Week.”
But up until recently, while modeling, her tech background was kept secret. She tells Diamicis:
The industry makes an effort to reduce the model and, in a way, simplify things. The way they marketed me a lot of times was as younger than I am. They wouldn’t talk about my education, they wouldn’t talk about me… In a way I understand. Youth is valued more than a college education.
One of Scott’s apps — available in the Apple store — is called iPort, and it’s basically a digital portfolio for models. (She tells Business Insider she started coding in middle school!)As seen in this tongue-in-cheek video, Scott is not just smart and beautiful — she’s also got a sense of humor. She also wrote a moving Quora post about going from physically unattractive to physically attractive:
Somewhere a rocket scientist brain surgeon physicist with a knack for economics who wears Velcro shoes is having a stress breakdown.
When I was a professional ballroom dance instructor, one of my coworkers was having a tough time teaching a step to her student. As he gets more frustrated she tells him “it’s ok- you’ll get it- this isn’t rocket science.”
There is an awkward pause as her student stares back at her.
"No" he agrees, "this isn’t rocket science. That I can do. This is some sadistic step designed specifically to torture rocket scientists.”
And that’s how we found out he worked for NASA.
I hardly see any heroic posts about Muslims on here, so here you go.
It’s iron fist yall
Good fucking job dude.
I love that it takes the time to specify that his attack of choice was a flying kick
I don’t think enough people remember that Grease ends with Danny and Sandy getting into a car and flying away
with zero explanation.
I put my cat in a sweater
oh. my. GOD.
Oh, look at the baby in the sweater! Omg omg!