072: Story Time with Kerri Miller

March 21st, 2018 · 1 hr 14 mins

About this Episode

01:53 – Kerri’s Superpower: Looking ahead to the future.

08:33 – Community Gatekeeping and Contempt Culture

Liz Baillie: The Illustrated Adventure Survival Guide for New Rustaceans @ RustConf 2016

Slides ^

Sam Livingston-Gray: Cognitive Shortcuts: Models, Visualizations, Metaphors, and Other Lies @ RailsConf2014

Slides ^

16:03 – The Contextual Framing of Storytelling

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Ada Developers Academy

Why’s Poignant Guide to Ruby

31:50 – Retaining Information and Explaining Things to Others

44:05 – Technical Jargon: Tactical and Strategic

47:39 – Storytelling is Everywhere

Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds

52:50 – Telling Stories Over and Over and Over and Over and Over …

55:53 – Crafting the Elements of a Story

Avdi Grimm: Confident Code at Cascadia Ruby 2011

01:01:39 – What the heck is a Lackwit Gadabout?


Sam: The distinction between behavior and identity.

Christina: Storytelling is super important.

Jamey: It’s helpful to care about something before you learn it.

Kerri: Next time you do a Git commit, don’t do -m.

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