Besides a dayjob, running a podcast, which is well worth a listen, Making sure everyone has pockets, helping setting up OpenCode and Trans*Code, still find the time to write articles, give talks plus run seessions for folks just starting out in tech
Some people generally has way too much energy. I suspect clones. If all that isn’t inspiring, I don’t know what is.
This is a counterpart to my talk at Rail Girls London 7 and blog post on recruitment from the candidate side. I’m writing the notes down so I don’t forget them next time I’m in the same situation.
Last year I found myself running recruitment for the development team. It was very much a learning process. Having only helped out in a few interviews in the past. My biggest takeaway, even to do an average job requires a good deal of work. I still have a huge amount to learn.
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I went north up to Euston to Facebook London to hear Mike Perrow and Kent Beck talk about building products.
Mike kicked things off, talking about building and shipping Workplace. The most interesting part was using the War room model when they launched.
The main talk was Kent Beck. Talking about 3X: Explore/Expand/Extract. Covering the shifting risk profile of software product development as products mature.
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