Building keyboards. 1/n
My first time building a keyboard, I didn’t have a mental map of how a keyboard worked beyond “well it sends a signal and boom, things happen”. I had been using a Corsair k60 mechanical keyboard for nearly decade, but for the most part I just enjoyed it and didn’t dig very deep into how…
Teaching my nephew how to code – the basics.
This isn’t a serious post. Just a personal story/recap of what I’m doing to teach my 11yo nephew the basics. We started with Scratch last year, but both of us got tired of that environment pretty soon. We had a ton of fun making little games, but both of us are low on patience, so…
Your manager can’t read your mind.
Here we go again. Stash my work. Create new branch. Understand what has to be done. Do it all over again once this one is done. Get asked why the ticket I had to drop isn’t finished yet. Well, because you gave me a different task, that’s why!
Are junior devs supposed to contribute to production in their first weeks or month?
Learning how code goes from your precious code editor and into users lives is a critical skill for engineers At All Levels while they onboard into a new job.
Your team wants you to succeed. Don’t stay stuck.
It was Monday morning, and I’d been thinking about it through my weekend. A developer in my team wasn’t making any progress and now a ticket was delayed. They weren’t asking for help, and our offers to help them were not being received as we hoped. Instead of accepting the team’s help, they kept saying…
Remote onboarding 101 – “Whenever I reach out, I feel like I’m bothering them”
“It’s really hard to get mentorship, I don’t have the support I need.”new remote developers Remote or not, one of the first skills we need to teach junior developers is how to ask for help. Junior devs often fear that reaching out will make them look bad. To help them get over this problem, their…
Hybrid is coming – how do I make meetings inclusive for remote workers in hybrid setups?
If one of us is working from home, everyone is remote.
Onboarding Remoto 101: permite que personas nuevas al equipo mejoren la documentación existente.
Uno de mis hacks favoritos de para mejorar procesos de inducción u onboarding es darle a todas las personas nuevas permiso para que editen o envíen sugerencias directamente en los documentos de inducción, y pedirles que mejoren el mismo mientras pasan por el proceso.
Remote Onboarding 101: give new employees the power to improve your onboarding documents.
Make onboarding better, one small change at a time.
Remote Onboarding 101: tell them Where, When, and How to show up.
Ensure no new employee has to wonder “Do I still have a job?” on their first day.
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