Ashley Nelson-Hornstein is an iOS developer at Dropbox. She fell in love with the iOS platform at Apple, and later developed a passion for crafting intuitive user interfaces as a lead at a news startup named Circa. Since joining Dropbox, Ashley has worked to make the app more accessible and also implemented state restoration. She lives and works in San Francisco, and tries really hard not to let her blog go stale.
Aston Motes was employee #1 at the unicorn startup, Dropbox. He earned his B.S. in Computer Science from MIT, and he’s a drummer for They Fight Bears.
In this episode, we talk a lot about his upbringing and what drew him to software engineering, Black music, and competition.