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
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)
Andy answers John’s question from Episode 10 about where would Andy like to go on vacation…
Andy talks about his three passions: performing, computer programming, and knowledge curation.