A Quick Look At Programmer Productivity Pitfalls

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Feb 23, 2016 | Category: Tools

I tweeted a couple of things within a few hours of each other this past weekend. It wasn't until Monday morning that I realized how connected they are:

Play the animation. At first glance, it seems like utter chaos doesn't it?

But in fact it is controlled - every part ...

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Our Massive Halloween Trick-or-Treat Blowout

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Nov 02, 2015 | Category: Personal

I think we might have out-nerded ourselves this Halloween.

Our neighborhood does Halloween big. Almost every house has been decorated since the first week of October. A block over, they close off the street for a street party, and one of the houses hosts a family-friendly band that plays until ...

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What I Learned From DjangoGirls

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Oct 13, 2015 | Category: Django DjangoCon

In September of this year, in conjunction with DjangoCon 2015, I helped to organize a DjangoGirls event in Austin, TX.

This isn't meant to be a comprehensive overview of the class - many other organizers in other cities have done just that already, and summed up the joys and ...

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Coming Back From Burnout: Video

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Sep 20, 2015 | Category: DjangoCon

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Coming Back From Burnout

Posted by: bshaurette | Date: Sep 03, 2015 | Category: DjangoCon

Coming Back From Burnout

I have some bad news. I'm not a self-help guru or a motivational speaker. I don't have any magical solutions. All you're going to hear from me is plain common sense. But if you're here and you're identifying as suffering from burnout, you probably already ...

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