Laura Dean

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Laura Dean is a programmer using a sabbatical year to master the skill of existing in both Somerville, Massachusetts, and San Francisco, California at the same time. Concurrent with perfecting this heisenstate, Laura likes to square dance and pick up new functional languages, and explain how the two are very much related.

Sessions for this user

* A Pair Programming Workshop

Pair programming is a great way to collaborate on code and to share new ideas and techniques, but the social dynamics can be challenging. In this session, we'll talk about what works and what doesn't, and practice some techniques for better pairing!
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Proposals for this user

* What Can Software Teams Learn from Square Dancing?

In this talk, I’ll demonstrate things I've learned from square dancing that I’ve found applicable to software development, sometimes in surprising ways. These lessons can help us all write better software and have a better time doing it!
Culture 2015-03-08 03:53:19 +0000
Laura Dean