Month: November 2016

Nodevember Talk – Search-First Writing for Developers

Nodevember Talk – Search-First Writing for Developers

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Publish and pull managers

Publish and pull managers

@kwugirl has done some great work around ask culture and guess culture (https://storify.com/kwugirl/ask-vs-guess-culture-communications-rubyconf-portu), and how frustrating it can be when you are framing communication the wrong way so that you are constantly rubbing on someone.  Ask culture says that it’s ok for someone to make a direct request for a favor, and it’s equally ok…

Why we must be prepared to kill off data

Why we must be prepared to kill off data

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Guest Post on OpenSource.com

Guest Post on OpenSource.com

I was supposed to be at SeaGL this weekend for an awesome conference with the opensource world. Sadly, I fell in the garage and dislocated my shoulder, so I can’t attend. On the bright side, the post I wrote to promote my talk at the conference is available! Four Steps to Better Documentation In it,…

Tech events and alcohol: a proposal

Tech events and alcohol: a proposal

I was just at a conference, which was much like any other conference in their after-hours events. The food was pretty good, the beer and wine flowed freely, and the mixers were Coke, Diet Coke, and sparkling water. There’s a lot of complicated parts of throwing a conference, especially in a hotel, and each of…

Search-First Writing for Developers (Nodevember, 2016)

Search-First Writing for Developers (Nodevember, 2016)

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