Playing: 044: How to Learn New Things Quickly
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May 2nd, 2018
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Scott and Wes talk about how they learn new things quickly. Scott also tells a crazy story about his weekend.
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- Scott recounts his crazy story about getting Lymphangitis
- Know your learning type
- videos, blogs, docs, source
- no right or wrong way
- Foundational Skills
- Narrow your focus
- Should you learn Redux with React?
- blurring skills hurts future progress
- don't learn too many things at once
- Get excited
- try to reclaim your initial excitement
- flow happens when you are excited
- pick projects around hobbies
- Star wars sucks
- Grind Time
- write code first ask questions later
- break shit
- Submit to yourself that you are going to build this 3-4 times
- iteration driven development
- quality from quantity
- use smarter people
- snippet libs
- style guides
- follow every kind of media you can
- put things on in the background
- permeate into your brain
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- Scott comes out of nowhere with a story about TEA!