How to Emerge @ InfoQ
by Dave Thomas on Jul 02, 2015
"Dave Thomas keynotes on how people approach emerging technologies, many embracing the new in spite of its shortcoming, proposing to find a balance between the new and the old."
Challenge and difficulty with flood of new and changing technologies
is caused by FEAR: of the unknown, of committing, of failure
More tools does not help.
To be effective one needs "tacit knowledge", "expertise"
And to get this knowledge, to learn, one needs to keep trying new things and keep failing and improving.
"TOOLS DO NOT MAKE THE WRITER.
THE WRITER IS ALREADY THERE. JUST WAITING TO EMERGE.
- Integration of experience
- We do it without thinking
- We use it without thinking
- Not conscious of using lower levels
- Lose effectiveness of higher levels if you think about lower levels.
"Hard Way" is only way to really learn.
PLANNED, DIRECTED EXPERIENCE WITH LOTS OF MISTAKESTake chances, make mistakes, get messy
Because then you, not your tools, are in control
2% precision water model for money flow: works, can't explain exactly how.