Andy finally gets back into the saddle, talking about what he is thankful for.
Other items mentioned:
I am back – Andy explains his absence in general
The process of democracy – Andy talks about the recent election and how democracy works
Finally John gets round to answering Andy’s question for a month ago. He thinks he has a good excuse – but he is not so sure!!!
In this episode, Andy answers John’s’ question about what writing tools he uses in his (personal) work. Andy asks and answers a new question – what is your take on “learning to code”? I am including several links on this topic:
Jeff Atwood – Please Don’t Learn To Code
Jeff Atwood – Learning To Code Is Overrated
Hadi Partovi – Computer Science is Foundational (TED Talk)
Ali Partovi – Learning to Code is Not Just for Coders (TED Talk)
Code.Org – Description/goals of the organization
Hour of Code – Resources to teach basics of coding within an hour
Finally, I include a link to a post about wildfires in Western Oregon (close to my house!)…
In this episode, Andy answers the question from episode 14 (have I ever thought about writing a newsletter?) and asks/answers this question: what is the balance of free and paid online services you are using, and how is that working for you? Andy also talks about some new equipment and a new website.
AndySylvester.com – Paying for the development of software
B&H Photo – Page on Andy’s new microphone (Saramonic USB microphone)
I think this is a record time response. I only got the confirmation from Andy about Convocast 11 being available 15 minutes ago! Definitely a whole lot quicker than usual …. and improved sound.Also – hot off the press. Courtesy of Oter.ai …. a full transcript, with keyword tags and ability to hop directly into the relevant parts of the convocast. Continue reading “Convocast – Episode 012 (John)”
Andy answers John’s question from Episode 10 about where would Andy like to go on vacation…