167 RR Speaking at Conferences

by Charles Max Wood on July 30, 2014

Panel

Discussion

03:12 – Speaking at Conferences

04:09 – Saron’s Experiences

05:07 – What to Speak About

06:44 – Styles of Talk

09:09 – Guidelines for Certain Conferences

  • Submitting Proposals

10:13 – Criteria for Speakers

11:37 – Saron on Feedback

15:26 – Noticing Diversity/Minorities

22:41 – Feeling Responsibility and Pressure

24:24 – Technical Talks vs. Other Types

31:43 – Getting Past “Impostor Syndrome”

37:28 – Ideas for Talks

44:11 – Favorite Talks

51:06 – Pre-Speaker Checklists

Picks

Book Club

Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) by Jay Fields, Shane Harvie, Martin Fowler, and Kent Beck

Refactoring in Ruby by William C. Wake and Kevin Rutherford

Next Week

Xiki with Craig Muth

Transcript

CHUCK:  Okay, that’s just creepy, Dave.

DAVID:  Is it the eyeball picture?

CHUCK:  Yeah.

SARON:  Yeah, it’s really scary.

[Chuckles]

DAVID:  Completely by accident, the eyeball is perfectly centered so that when people are calling me or I’m ringing back to them, the Ajax spinner goes right around the pupil.

[Laughter]

CHUCK:  Completely by accident, huh?

SARON:  That’s [awful]. That makes it okay. Now I’m okay with it.

DAVID:  Yeah.

AVDI:  [Laughs]

CHUCK:  Because that’s not more creepy, right?

DAVID:  Exactly.

SARON:  It’s gone past the creepy level into awesome level. 

DAVID:  [Laughs] I can die happy.

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166 RR Polyglot Programming

by Charles Max Wood on July 23, 2014

Panel

Discussion

02:50 – Polyglot Programming and Learning Other Languages

03:44 – Chuck and James’ Favorite Languages

12:40 – Programming in BASH

13:36 – Narrowing Down Languages

20:33 – Process of Learning Languages

26:42 – Approaches in Different Languages

29:59 – Drawbacks to Different Languages in a Team

31:07 – Capabilities of Different Languages

32:46 – Understanding API’s

36:50 – Communities

39:36 – New Languages and Changing of Ecosystems

43:49 – Getting Out of a Language Rut

55:08 – Future of Languages

58:27 – Time Frame for Languages

Picks:

Book Club

Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) by Jay Fields, Shane Harvie, Martin Fowler, and Kent Beck

Refactoring in Ruby by William C. Wake and Kevin Rutherford

Next Week

Rogues Only: Speaking at Conferences

Transcript

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165 RR Systems Programming Tricks with Julia Evans

July 16, 2014

Panel Julia Evans (twitter github blog) David Brady (twitter github blog ADDcasts) Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) James Edward Gray (twitter github blog) Saron Yitbarek (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 02:11 – Julia Evans Introduction 03:12 - Data Science statistics sample size 04:07 – Julia’s Blog Julia Evans: Writing an OS in Rust in tiny steps (Steps 1-5) 05:28 […]

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164 RR Staying Sharp with Dave Thomas

July 9, 2014

Panel Dave Thomas (twitter blog) David Brady (twitter github blog ADDcasts) James Edward Gray (twitter github blog) Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) Saron Yitbarek (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:57 – Dave Thomas Introduction The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master by Dave […]

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163 RR Education with Coraline Ada Ehmke and Katrina Owen

July 2, 2014

Panel Coraline Ada Ehmke (twitter github blog) Katrina Owen (twitter github blog) James Edward Gray (twitter github blog) David Brady (twitter github blog ADDcasts) Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) Saron Yitbarek (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:44 – Coraline Ada Ehmke Introduction Instructure 02:30 – Katrina Owen […]

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162 RR Scaling Rails with Steve Corona

June 25, 2014

Panel Steve Corona (twitter github blog) Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) Saron Yitbarek (twitter github blog) James Edward Gray (twitter github blog) Discussion 01:38 – Steve Corona Introduction BigCommerce 01:57 – Twitpic Start Growth Scaling 03:51 – Learning on the Job vs. Skills and Experience 04:31 – Scaling 05:16 – TwitPic as Rails Application […]

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161 RR Docker Deploys with Sam Saffron

June 18, 2014

Panel Sam Saffron (twitter blog) James Edward Gray (twitter github blog) Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) David Brady (twitter github blog ADDcasts) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 02:04 – Sam Saffron Discourse Ruby Rogues Episode #117:Discourse Part 2 with Sam Saffron and Robin Ward Stack Overflow […]

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160 RR Conceptualizing Code with Sam Livingston-Gray and Glenn Vanderburg

June 11, 2014

Panel Sam Livingston-Gray (twitter github blog) Glenn Vanderburg (blog twitter Grasping Complexity with Both Hands) James Edward Gray (twitter github blog) Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) David Brady (twitter github blog ADDcasts) Saron Yitbarek (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 02:36 – Introduction Sam […]

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159 RR Hacking Education with Saron Yitbarek

June 4, 2014

Panel Saron Yitbarek (twitter github blog) James Edward Gray (twitter github blog) Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) David Brady (twitter github blog ADDcasts) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:53 – Saron Yitbarek The Flatiron School @FlatironSchool 02:05 – The New York Tech Meetup (NYTM) Saron’s RailsConf […]

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158 RR Confessions

May 28, 2014

Panel Avdi Grimm (twitter github blog book) David Brady (twitter github blog ADDcasts) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 02:13 – Midwest.io Conference Contest #RRMidwest / @midwestio 03:43 – Testing 15:49 – One Test File Per Class 21:19 – Long Methods 25:28 – Logging 29:30 – Long-Running Tests/Classes […]

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