In this episode, we are joined by Jesse Oliver Sanford, who talks about cognitive science, the importance of cultural capital, flow, and the way people think when they write code.
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01:18 – Oliver’s Superpower: The Ability to Read
01:54 – Cognitive Science and Emotional Cognition
11:24 – How People Think When They Code and the Intersection Between Mind and Body
15:38 – The Importance of Cultural Capital
14:42 – Flow
21:33 – Ritual in Developer and Engineer Culture
29:24 – Achieving Flow During Pair Programming / Hedonic Balance
42:29 – Emotional Intelligence and Progress
57:00 – Culture. What is Culture?
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Sam: One’s ability to solve problems as a technical person depends as much on one’s social network and social skills as it does on technical knowledge.
Jamey: You can affect things about yourself by being mindful of facts about your body.
John: Teams and effectiveness: People you work with are important.
Rein: In the future, we’ll realize that the code we wrote was a very small and unimportant artifact of what we’re doing as communities and cultures.
Oliver: Engaging with others who think about these things and who realize how high the stakes are.
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