137: Pairing & Sharing with Llewellyn Falco and Clare Macrae
July 3rd, 2019 · 1 hr 8 mins
About this Episode
01:32 - Clare’s Superpower: Collecting and Sharing Useful Information
04:31 - Llewellyn’s Superpower: The Ability to Collaborate with Others
08:01 - Pairing Together: C++ Version of ApprovalTests
12:15 - Pairing Retrospectives: What emotions did you feel?
16:21 - Kinship Formed Through Working Together
18:55 - Working Asynchronously vs Live Pairing
20:15 - Writing Documentation for Pairing Sessions and Working to Improve the C++ Community Culture
30:44 - Safeguarding: Harnessing Pain For Good
Safeguarding: A step-by-step guide
35:04 - Documentation Cont’d
- Turning “Error Messages” Into “Help Messages”
- Healthy Abstractions
- Testing Communication
45:08 - Asking “Why” Questions vs “What” Questions: Observability
John: The idea of using a retrospective in such a small scale. Also, the difference in the level of community while pairing: building kinship.
Clare: Read more about the paradigm framing effect.
Llewellyn: Being appreciative of the people you pair with.
Arty: Taking the time to think about what you’re doing from the perspective of sharing affects what you do.
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