In this episode, Chelsea Troy joins the show to talk about measuring participation in meetings, cultivating questions kindly without assumption or judgement, and the problem with claiming to be “self-taught”.
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02:03 – Chelsea’s Superpower: Pushing through and enduring discomfort to accomplish things
06:24 – The Act of Writing and Reflection: Journaling as a Tool for Learning; Commit Tracing
14:27 – Getting and Dealing with Feedback
17:44 – Measuring Participation in Meetings
Why do remote meetings suck so much? (caucus checklist)
How do we make remote meetings not suck? (follow-up post)
23:51 – Implementing Structure in Meetings
31:58 – Cultivating Questions Kindly Without Assumption or Judgement
No Feigning Surprise: The Recurse Center User’s Manual
39:03 – The Problem with Claiming “Self-Taught”
“The common industry accepted term to describe how I learned programming is “self-taught” but I’ve always found that so strange, considering all of the resources and communities that have helped me along the way.” – Jacob Stoebel
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Jamey: Extending empathy to other people.
Chelsea: The story of where things come from and the people they come from can make them both much more interesting and much more accessible.
Coraline: The value of history.
Sam: One of the best ways to understand a tool is to understand the context that existed before the tool existed.
The nature of a caucus penalizes people for listening.
Are you Greater Than Code?
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