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Learning
Through Osmosis
by Maaret Pyhäjärvi
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Feedback fairy with a
day-job at F-Secure.
Tester, (Polyglot)
Programmer, Speaker,
Author, Com...
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Osmosis
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Finding Mob
Programming
From a non-programmer to
a programmer through osmosis
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Only tester by
profession & only
woman in my team
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Testers don’t break
the code, they break
your illusions about
the code.
- Adapted from James B...
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
“Women only
write comments
in code”
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Dislike of
programming
(Basic, Scheme,Assembler, Fortran,
C++, C, Java, Pascal, Python, C#, Ru...
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
There was a need of a change
of ideas…
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Teaching Kids in Pairs
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A talk on a strange idea:
Mob Programming
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"All the brilliant people working on
the same thing, at the same time, in
the same space, on t...
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Trying it out at office and in
meetups
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Safety is a prerequisite
for learning
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Correcting
Mistakes without
Egos in Play
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Knowing what is
relevant
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Slow allows for
thoughtful
thinking
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Stealth
Exploration
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
An All-Female Hackathon
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Programming is like
writing. Getting
started is easy and
it takes a lifetime to
get good at.
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
I had great ideas even if
I did not know how to
turn them to code –
removing the distance
is w...
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Mobbing Basics
Understanding what it is about better
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@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Driver
(no thinking)
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(Designated)
Navigator
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4 minutes
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Retrospectives
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If everyone is contributing or
learning it’s the right size
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Two ideas, bias to action and
do both!
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Best ideas win
when you care
about work over
credit
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@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Learning in a Mob
Moving towards Serendipituous Learning
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Exploratory Testing
Test Automation
Unit Testing
Application Programming
Performance Testing
S...
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Mob Testing
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Cognitive
Dissonance
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Accidental Learning
by being Intentional
about Learning
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@maaretp http://maaretp.com
5.5 hrs of learning and
2.5 hrs of working puts
you ahead after 1 year
if the gain daily is 1%...
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On being the best…
vs.
LinearViewpoint
I know
everything
you do!
You have
nothing left
to teac...
@maaretp http://maaretp.com
Experts are not the
ones who know the
most but ones who
learn the fastest
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1st week with a
15-yo intern
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Comparison
Strong StyleTraditional
I have an idea…
Please take the
keyboard
I have an idea…
Gi...
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“I never knew
testing was this
much fun”
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“It only took 40 seconds
for your second test
automation pull request
to get approved!”
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People change their
minds when their
experience conflicts
with their beliefs
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Less regulation as common
style emerges. – Philipp Lüthi
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Maaret Pyhäjärvi
Email: maaret@iki.fi
Twitter: @maaretp
Web: maaretp.com
Blog: visible-quality...
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  1. 1. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Learning Through Osmosis by Maaret Pyhäjärvi
  2. 2. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Feedback fairy with a day-job at F-Secure. Tester, (Polyglot) Programmer, Speaker, Author, Community Facilitator, Conference Organizer.
  3. 3. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Osmosis
  4. 4. @maaretp http://maaretp.com
  5. 5. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Finding Mob Programming From a non-programmer to a programmer through osmosis
  6. 6. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Only tester by profession & only woman in my team
  7. 7. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Testers don’t break the code, they break your illusions about the code. - Adapted from James Bach
  8. 8. @maaretp http://maaretp.com “Women only write comments in code”
  9. 9. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Dislike of programming (Basic, Scheme,Assembler, Fortran, C++, C, Java, Pascal, Python, C#, Ruby, JavaScript, Objective C, Swift …)
  10. 10. @maaretp http://maaretp.com There was a need of a change of ideas…
  11. 11. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Teaching Kids in Pairs
  12. 12. @maaretp http://maaretp.com A talk on a strange idea: Mob Programming
  13. 13. @maaretp http://maaretp.com "All the brilliant people working on the same thing, at the same time, in the same space, on the same computer." -- Woody Zuill
  14. 14. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Trying it out at office and in meetups
  15. 15. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Safety is a prerequisite for learning
  16. 16. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Correcting Mistakes without Egos in Play
  17. 17. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Knowing what is relevant
  18. 18. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Slow allows for thoughtful thinking
  19. 19. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Stealth Exploration
  20. 20. @maaretp http://maaretp.com An All-Female Hackathon
  21. 21. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Programming is like writing. Getting started is easy and it takes a lifetime to get good at.
  22. 22. @maaretp http://maaretp.com I had great ideas even if I did not know how to turn them to code – removing the distance is worth the struggle.
  23. 23. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Mobbing Basics Understanding what it is about better
  24. 24. @maaretp http://maaretp.com
  25. 25. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Driver (no thinking)
  26. 26. @maaretp http://maaretp.com (Designated) Navigator
  27. 27. @maaretp http://maaretp.com 4 minutes
  28. 28. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Retrospectives
  29. 29. @maaretp http://maaretp.com If everyone is contributing or learning it’s the right size
  30. 30. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Two ideas, bias to action and do both!
  31. 31. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Best ideas win when you care about work over credit
  32. 32. @maaretp http://maaretp.com
  33. 33. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Learning in a Mob Moving towards Serendipituous Learning
  34. 34. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Exploratory Testing Test Automation Unit Testing Application Programming Performance Testing Security Testing
  35. 35. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Mob Testing
  36. 36. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Cognitive Dissonance
  37. 37. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Accidental Learning by being Intentional about Learning
  38. 38. @maaretp http://maaretp.com
  39. 39. @maaretp http://maaretp.com 5.5 hrs of learning and 2.5 hrs of working puts you ahead after 1 year if the gain daily is 1%. - Llewellyn Falco http://lfal.co/LearningHourROI
  40. 40. @maaretp http://maaretp.com On being the best… vs. LinearViewpoint I know everything you do! You have nothing left to teach me Reality I know more than you do! There is still so much more I can learn from you
  41. 41. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Experts are not the ones who know the most but ones who learn the fastest
  42. 42. @maaretp http://maaretp.com 1st week with a 15-yo intern
  43. 43. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Comparison Strong StyleTraditional I have an idea… Please take the keyboard I have an idea… Give me the keyboard
  44. 44. @maaretp http://maaretp.com “I never knew testing was this much fun”
  45. 45. @maaretp http://maaretp.com “It only took 40 seconds for your second test automation pull request to get approved!”
  46. 46. @maaretp http://maaretp.com People change their minds when their experience conflicts with their beliefs
  47. 47. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Less regulation as common style emerges. – Philipp Lüthi
  48. 48. @maaretp http://maaretp.com Maaret Pyhäjärvi Email: maaret@iki.fi Twitter: @maaretp Web: maaretp.com Blog: visible-quality.blogspot.fi (please connect with me through Twitter or LinkedIn)

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