Teaching & Learning

Teaching & Learning

This is my presentation from UIKonf 2015 about Teaching and Learning. I discussed the tangible benefits of sharing knowledge with others as well as describe the ways to get started.

Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=SjjvnrqDjpM

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Ash Furrow

May 18, 2015
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  1. ! Ash Furrow, Artsy " Learning Teaching &

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  6. Cool

  7. Agenda 1. Making mistakes doesn’t have to be scary 2.

    Sharing stuff will help your career/business 3. You should start immediately
  8. mistake? I make a what if…

  9. It’ll be okay.

  10. forgiving very People are actually

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  12. You your code are not

  13. You your blog are not

  14. Critique criticism is not

  15. Don’t Worry • Feedback is about your work, not about

    you • You are not your work • Use feedback to learn new things • Making mistakes isn’t a big deal
  16. Example

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  18. Consequences 1. Initially, I looked uninformed 2. I acknowledged my

    mistake 3. I posted a cat photo 4. Then I looked mature
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  20. bullies? What about

  21. Good question

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  24. —Corey Haines “It is easy to forget that people write

    code. But it is important that we don't forget that.”
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  26. —Heather Harthur “[…] you should definitely still open source your

    code. I still wouldn’t hesitate to open source something […]”
  27. Why share? What benefits?

  28. Two Reasons

  29. It makes you a better developer 1.

  30. Reputation Good for

  31. ! Learn Helps you

  32. ! Reference Capture for

  33. ! Reciprocity

  34. Good Feels

  35. It’s good for business 2.

  36. ! Code Better

  37. ! Knowledge Institutional

  38. ! Onboarding Easier

  39. Default Open Source by

  40. Reputation Good for

  41. Recruiting Helps

  42. When should I begin?

  43. Immediately

  44. How?

  45. Squarespace Wordpress tumblr Jekyll ?

  46. It makes no difference

  47. Just start

  48. When should I blog?

  49. whenever Blog learn you

  50. So…

  51. All the time

  52. all the time Blog

  53. uniquely You are qualified

  54. What should I share?

  55. Lots of stuff

  56. What to share? • Code • Techniques • Workflows •

    Tools • Lessons you learn • Anything you care about
  57. Examples

  58. NSHipster Ray Wenderlich objc.io NatashaTheRobot Artsy Deep Dives Media Empire

    Articles Swift Newsletter Open Source
  59. Recap

  60. Mistakes are natural

  61. Sharing is caring

  62. not tolerated by the community Bullying behaviour is

  63. Teaching teaches you back

  64. Sharing leads to tangible benefits

  65. Go out and start something (you can do it!)

  66. UIKonf Go write about your favourite thing at