Week 7 at an Unbootcamp

June 21st, 2017

My week 7 at Learners Guild isn’t finished yet. I’m blogging about it in mid-week, in view of its unusual schedule. We are experiencing life under a new learning model.

Week 6 in an Unbootcamp

June 16th, 2017

Last week at Learners Guild was different, in various ways, including a major restructuring of the Guild’s software-developer training system.

Week 5 in an Unbootcamp

June 2nd, 2017

My fifth week at Learners Guild is coming to an end. Efficiency and internationalization were among the topics I worked on. I also needed to figure out how to deal with a reluctant teammate.

Our mistakes

May 26th, 2017

An organization with a Department of Remorse? Look at the website of GiveWell.

Week 4 in an Unbootcamp

May 26th, 2017

My 4th week at Learners Guild is ending. I learned more features of JavaScript, but also got practice in dealing with hierarchy, precision, and the absences thereof.

Week 3 in an Unbootcamp

May 19th, 2017

Musings about what I learned during another week getting retooled for yet another career in software development.

Week 2 in an unbootcamp

May 14th, 2017

My retooling at Learners Guild has traversed a second week. Teamwork technology got added to the mix. I learned that “Do this” may mean “Do this and what else you should expect me to want you to do”.

Week 1 in an unbootcamp

May 6th, 2017

There is an unusual software development school in Oakland, where unusual people learn. I have just experienced a week there. I’ll tell you about it.