An interview with Teri Frith
Did you know that a lot of the things we now know about “how the brain actually learns” have only emerged in the last 15 years or so?
The neuroscience principles behind learning are reflected in a lots of good approaches of brain-friendly teaching available today.
One of them is the “Training from the BACK of the room” training. A mind-blowing technique aimed at trainers, teachers, and anyone who has to “pass knowledge to others”.
When we had to organise our first-ever company Retreat, back in January 2018, the good old Dan North recommended we got in touch with Teri Frith, a certified “Training from the BACK of the room” trainer. So our Retreat was a 2-day “Training from the BACK of the room” training for our trainers and experts led by Teri.
Now you have a chance to read our interview with Teri and find out how to make your training activities more “brain-friendly”. Our community really liked it… your turn now!
Continua la lettura di How the brain learns and how to make your training activities more brain-friendly
Gabriele Lana intervista Matteo Baglini
Una chiacchierata tra due dei nostri trainer di lunga data: Gabriele Lana e Matteo Baglini.
Si parla di sviluppo software, functional programming, Scala… e molto altro. Buona lettura! 🙂
Continua la lettura di Let’s Get Functional (Programming)!
Intervista ad Alessandra Cianchettini
Abbiamo di recente intervistato la nostra docente Alessandra Cianchettini, co-founder di Cocoon Projects.
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An interview with Luciano Mammino and Gojko Adzic
Gojko Adzic is a name you already know if you’ve been following us in the past years… raise your hand if you knew Mr Adzic is also the go-to serverless expert!
We asked Luciano Mammino, author of “Node.js design patterns second edition”, serverless enthusiast and international speaker, to interview Gojko on all the things serverless.
Continua la lettura di Is Serverless the future of Cloud Computing?
An interview with Michael Feathers and Matteo Baglini
Who’s the person that comes to your mind when thinking about Refactoring Legacy Code? You can’t miss him: it must be the one and only Michael Feathers!
But there’s much more than Refactoring and Technical Debt, and this conversation with our trainer Matteo Baglini aims at uncovering some of the other aspects of Michael’s work and life. Enjoy!
Continua la lettura di “I don’t like complicated code.” Michael Feathers on Legacy Code and Technical Debt
An interview with Jacopo Nardiello
Avanscoperta: Hi Jacopo! One of the latest addition to our team of trainers and experts. A very warm welcome from all of us! 🙂
Jacopo: Thank you very much! It’s amazing to be part of the team 🙂
Avanscoperta: Jacopo, tell us how did you get into computers and programming. And also, what was your favourite videogame as a kid?
Jacopo: Well, let’s start with the videogame: Starcraft, by far. I’m a strategist 😉 I think also the first edition of Monkey Island had a role in shaping me, I wouldn’t explain otherwise my passion for Grog.
Continua la lettura di A Copernican Revolution: DevOps, Kubernetes and Cloud Native
Avanscoperta: Ciao Raffaele, ben ritrovato sulle pagine di questo blog! 🙂
Raffaele: Sbagliare una volta è ammissibile. La seconda è un indizio di colpa.
Avanscoperta: Esperto di UX/Design, docente universitario, fondatore di un’azienda di Design, antropologo (o meglio, Hackntropologo!) e, last but not least, trainer Avanscoperta… quale job title descrive meglio ciò che fai?
Raffaele: Quando sento gli altri riferirsi a me con i job title quasi non mi riconosco. Io mi considero un artigiano curioso. Continua la lettura di Cosa si intende con User Research, User Experience e User Interface Design?
Intervista a Luca Bergero e Marco Calzolari
Avanscoperta: Ciao Luca e ciao Marco, benvenuti nella nostra squadra di trainer! 🙂
Presentatevi ai nostri lettori: chi siete e di cosa vi occupate?
Continua la lettura di Talent Canvas: Rivoluzione Agile nel mondo HR
Interview with Dan North
Writing an introduction to an interview with Dan North is not an easy task, being one of the very first names that come to anyone’s mind when talking about Agile and, as the saying goes, being one of those people who need no introduction.
Originator of BDD aka Behavior-Driven Development, Dan is a frequent conference speaker and a star of the software development world by all means. Dan will also be in Milan on May 15th-16th for his 2-day workshop “Software Faster”.
Among many other interesting things, in this interview we find out why the principles of the Agile Manifesto are aging well (like a good wine we might say!) and what we can do to make the most out of them in an ever changing world, almost 20 years since they were written for the first time.
Continua la lettura di Second-generation Agile Methodology: Dan North’s BDD Tales
Interview with Mathias Brandewinder
Author of the book “Machine Learning Projects for .NET Developers”, Mathias Brandewinder is 360° expert of all the things Microsoft, F# and Machine Learning.
He’s a board member of the F# Software Foundation, and he’s been involved in exploring the correlation between functional programming and machine learning. Feeling curious? Read on! Continua la lettura di When People and Machine (Learning) collide