Monday I met with my Hacker School mentor (we chose from alumni) in the morning for bagelry and got some advice on what to do, in particular to fix some of my frustrations. One frustration in particular is that I want to do more “social coding” – pairing, contributing to other people’s projects, collaboration. After […]
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This week I started Hacker School! For this week’s blog post, I’ll post about what I did this week. Day 1 Morning was mostly introductions, orientation, and getting started with our first week’s checkin group, which are basically Hacker School standups. I set the topic for our checkin, which is “web stuff,” putting me in […]
How many times have you heard “Networking is the best way to find a job,” or “It’s all about who you know.” I contend that it helps a hell of a lot if people know you, or feel like they do, and my favorite way to do that is to have an outward facing presence […]
I was talking with my friend Ken Dale about frameworks, in particular the “when no framework is better than any” question. And then he said this really smart thing (“lean into simplicity”) that I think applies to software design (and everything?) in general. So I made a word graphic of it, for word graphic practice. […]