5. “The greatest missing skill is somebody whosboth good at understanding the engineering andwho has good relationships with the hard-coreengineers, and bridges that to working with the customers.” Bill Gates
33. Good Bad r1 r484 r968Good Bad Badr484 r726 r968 ...Good First Bad Commit Badr512 r513 r514
34. git bisect + unit test =lightning fast problem pinpoint
35. 22. The Dunning-Kruger Effect
36. Unawareness Overestimation What youWhat there What you think you What you is to think could know know you know know ‘I know everything’ “Seniors”
37. Awareness Modesty WhatWhat What you you Whatthere think you think youis to could you knowknow know know ‘I know what I don’t know’ Actual Seniors
38. 23. Use The Force
39. 24. Be Healthy
40. 25. Passion
41. 26. Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone
42. 27. Have A Role Model, Be A Role Model
43. Thank you!Lorna Mitchell Ivo Janschhttp://www.lornajane.net http://www.egeniq.com@lornajane @ijansch Please rate this talk at http://joind.in/2411 Come see us at ______ The full credits for the pictures in this presentation can be found in the slide deck online.
44. ResourcesThe following URLS point to relevant information. If you liked the presentation, you are going to want tohave a look at the following sites:• Sleep Well - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/23/coders_insomnia_mental_hygiene/ On the Be Healthy slide, we talked about how good health improves your development skills. This is an interesting article about recommended sleep hygiene for programmers.• Getting Things Done - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getting_Things_Done On the ‘Be Organized’ slide, we discussed how you can structure the way you work. This wikipedia article is a great starting point.• How To Ask Questions The Smart Way - http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html This article by Eric Raymond goes with the item about asking questions.• The Passionate Programmer - http://pragprog.com/titles/cfcar2/the-passionate-programmer In the ‘Passion’ item, we mentioned a book by the pragmatic programmers. This is the URL for it.
45. CreditsThe following pictures were used in this presentation. All images are licensed with a creative common license.• ‘#27’ by Dwayne Madden - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/dj-dwayne/4553167357/• ‘This Way’ by Steve Snodgrass - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/stevensnodgrass/4906011803/• ‘I don’t want to be your ...’ by Josh Pesavento - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/pezz/3785769013/• ‘Matt Dillon kicks off ...’ by Yodel Anecdotal - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/499434961/• ‘Still Human’ by Quinn Dombrowski - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/quinnanya/3821448668/• ‘Good Friends’ by Juliana Coutinho - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/ngmmemuda/4166182931/• ‘TAM London Audience’ by Matt Brown - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/londonmatt/3977320759/• ‘Crowd in DPC’ by Juozas Kaziukenas - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/juokaz/4702578495/• ‘The Bridge’ by Ian Carroll - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/iancarroll/3050791327/• ‘Bingo Night’ by Robert Banh - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/robertbanh/3319821124/• Untitled by Kristina Sohappy - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/kristina-sohappy/4242102266/• ‘ZendCon Tutorial Day’ by Andries Seutens - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/andriesss/4027902414/• ‘Google Logo in Building43’ by Robert Scoble - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/scobleizer/4249731778/• ‘Tiffus teaching Hoonan how to ﬁsh by Brett Kelly - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/inkedmn/758241963/• ‘Programming related books at home, RHS’ by Michael Fogus - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/fogus/2629211069/• ‘Darts of Pleasure’ by Melissa Gray - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/melissagray/4002863212/• ‘One step at a time’ by Fernando de Sousa - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/fernando/150271931/• ‘War and Peace Show’ by Growl Roar - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/growlroar/4821487849/• ‘Less is more? More than what?’ by Theilr - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/theilr/2200873034/• ‘Spaghetti’ by Cyclonebill - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/cyclonebill/2223412838/
46. CreditsThe following pictures were used in this presentation. All images are licensed with a creative common license.• Untitled by Eduard Orbitron - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/eduardorbitron/5187761681/• ‘Riverside and I-35’ by Dustin Coates - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/dustinc/577521134/• ‘Drawer Organizers’ by Rubbermaid Products - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/rubbermaid/4545308035/• ‘Complicated Sign’ by Redvers - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/redvers/1249510693/• ‘Library Refresh’ by Mike McCune - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/mccun934/5000045252/• ‘The requisite startup foosball table’ by Quami77 - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/yakshaving/3795071232/• ‘Haystack’ by Fod Tzellos - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/fod/237453417/• ‘Red Lion Denver Southeast Fitness Center’ by Red Lion - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/43536733@N03/4009413538/• ‘Fire’ by Matthew Venn - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/matthewvenn/366986755/• ‘Main conference room’ by Felix de Vliegher - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/felixdv/2579551939/• ‘Matthew Weier-O’Phinney’ by Juozas Kaziukenas - http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/juokaz/4702577233/We have used other materials, such as the Dilbert and XKCD comics and the Yoda picture from Star Wars, under the assumptionsthat embedding them is fair use; they are copyrighted by their respective owners. Sources:• http://www.dilbert.com• http://www.xkcd.org• http://www.starwars.com