The Superhero's Guide to Avoiding Community Burnout
How to build sustainable habits of dealing with conflict and challenges.
This is more or less the "sequel" of my "Developers Can't Design" talk. Where in the first talk I go over high-level design concepts and why devs should care about them, in this one I dig into more specific methods and resources for hands-on design.
Developers Can't Design
(And other completely untrue design myths.) De-mystifying the design process in web development and giving developers resources to learn more about design. I presented an earlier version of this talk with the title, "Developers Can't Design," several times during 2012.
Teaching Our CSS To Play Nice
Discussing CSS organization, tools, frameworks, pre-compilers, best practices and its overall role in the collaborative web development process.
Resources available soon
How To Change the World with a Girl and a Computer
Examining the statistics and role of women in technology, and my experiences improving both through Girl Develop It Columbus.
Unlocking the Clubhouse
Developing software education and practices for diverse beginners.
How to Start Speaking
An informal talk I gave to a group of students that I'm currently building into a more formal presentation.