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Episode 048 | Kyle Simpson - Deeper Understanding

Episode 048 | Kyle Simpson - Deeper Understanding

Kyle Simpson talks with Dave Rael about learning vs deep learning, teaching development and JavaScript and creating relationships, and code as communication

Kyle Simpson is Head of Curriculum for MakerSquare and an evangelist of the open web. He's passionate about all things JavaScript, writes books, teaches JavaScript, speaks, and contributes to the world of OSS.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Kyle Simpson
1:51 - How Kyle got started in software at age 11
2:57 - Maker Square - what it is and why; what makes it different - relationships rather than transactions
7:15 - Kyle's definition of value
9:09 - Metric for success in teaching - replication of self in the student
10:26 - You Don't Know JS - the meaning of the title and content
13:18 - The nature of JavaScript as a second language for a large portion of the developer population
17:12 - The things that "light Kyle up"
18:52 - Unintended consequences for user experience in how technology is built and the