Defusing a judgment? Yes, you CAN: Connect -> ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Dec 21, 2016
I had a quick conversation with Michael Bolton on twitter today.. (accessible text alternative below) Michael Bolton: When someone says “testing is taking too long”, ask: Is it the *testing*? Or is it *fixing*? Or unnecessary stuff around the testing? Albert Gareev: Finding out what prompted that conclusion and what are the expectations also helps. […] ...

On Bullying and Language Lessons

Posted by Albert Gareev on May 26, 2016
Learning lessons from bullying and trolling Blogs, community sites, and Twitter opened wonderful opportunities to connect with people, to learn, to collaborate, and to express yourself. That last part may go wild though. For whatever the reason, bullies of all ages thrive online. Some are typical trolls, some behave like self-appointed judges. Some even have […] ...

Heuristics On Give Away

Posted by Albert Gareev on Mar 07, 2016
“I don’t have birthdays, I level up.” If only it worked that way… No, no. In order to “level up” a skill we must spend time sweating it out. It’s also never a binary ladder. No. It’s actually very messy. Skill levels depend on the context, both external conditions and internal conditions of the bearer […] ...

The Year Of Gerald Weinberg

Posted by Albert Gareev on Dec 21, 2015
I read all these 8 books this year! And I’ve just lied to you. This statement is not precisely true because I read one of the books before 2015. This year I re-read it. This statement is not precisely true because I read three of the books twice this year. This statement is not precisely […] ...
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