“Simple” != “Easy”

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Early in my journey into learning software development, I made the mistake of looking at a few lines of code and thinking “Oh, it’s so short! I’m sure I can figure that out in no time.”

I was wrong. Continue reading ““Simple” != “Easy””

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Whiteboards in Engineeringland

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I recently attended a tech training open house where, in describing the program, one of the engineers got really excited about one aspect in particular: the room where the students do most of their work has WALL TO WALL WHITEBOARDS. Oh yeah.

As a former teacher, I chuckled a little at this statement. Continue reading “Whiteboards in Engineeringland”