202 RR The Struggles New Ruby Users Have with Jake Day Williams

Episode 208 · April 8th, 2015 · 58 mins 47 secs

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03:19 - Jake Day Williams Introduction

03:48 - What Do New People Struggle With?

04:59 - Teaching While Learning and Video Tutorials vs In-Person Training

16:59 - Responsibility

23:05 - Feedback

26:22 - Leveling Up and Monetizing Content

  • “MPP” (Multiple Payout Potential)
  • Ethics and Morals
  • Long-term Sustainability

33:26 - Impostor Syndrome and The Dunning–Kruger Effect

37:42 - Is the Ruby Community Beginner-Friendly?

42:50 - Content Production: Is it a barrier to entry?


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