The Broadcast Disaster
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I learned some great lessons about streaming while working for a company with a nightly live news show. Never before or since have I experienced the level of stress they've mastered and I'll never forget the lessons it taught me about the importance of staying cool under pressure.
The Speedy Slowness
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Sometimes, the best way to get faster at something is to slow down and take the time to develop a process that will eventually pay off. I had a chance to rethink how I created a new series so it could be handled by a larger team of people. They say that slow is smooth and smooth is fast. Here's how I did it.
The Changing History
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Time Travel is a dangerous concept...if you can change the past. This week, I ask the question...what would you be willing to give up to change the past? Plus, I've got a new GitHub course and a new some Tailwind related shorts.
The Collaboration Conundrum
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My sisters were masters in the art of collaboration...specially when it came to tormenting their younger brother. Which reminds me of GitHub...a company who's also mastered collaboration. A new Github Code Challenges course and as usual, I share some excellent tools.
The Influenced Mind
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This week, I had one of those planning conversations about what I'm supposed to cover next year. It's tough to predict the future as to what technologies are going to make a difference, specially a year ahead, but having to cover a lot of emergent technologies is always rewires and in a way controls the direction of my mind.
The Golden Mean
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In this edition, I talk about my favorite greek myth and philosophy and how I incorporate that into processes that help me get things done. I got a new episode of The Toolbox coming soon and I introduce a new section on my site called shorts.
The Unchanging Essence
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This week, I talk about the best advice I gave to some students from Yale, realize I'm not that different from who I was in high school, talk about my meeting with the old NAP crew, plus I realize the course I just finished two days ago, needs an update.
The Necessary Change
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My world has been changing and I've working hard to keep up with it, so I show you how I learned from the mistakes of IBM...and Interstellar? You can't stop change, but when it comes you can be ready to do what's necessary."
The Unforgettable Ride
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Having launched The Toolbox this week, my thoughts go back to my childhood and how teaching myself how to ride a bike taught me everything I needed to know about learning things permanently.
The Quizzical Dream
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In this episode, I talk about the joys of quizzing. Also, why I think it's an inffective tool for gauging developer performance and how I came up with the perfect quiz that you have to get 100% in order to pass. Plus, you can watch me struggle through a JS quiz.