His goal: teach programmers to be more creative.
He’s got a love/hate relationship with creativity. The first part of his talk was impossible to summarize. You’ll have to watch the video later on :-)
He’s not creative enough. Or so the others say. Or he’s not acceptable. How to deal with creativity? In a way, you can re-phrase creativity. Programmers are always making something from nothing, right? Isn’t that the pinnacle of creativity?
Here are four hypothetical persons:
Zed’s imaginative programmer process. Everyone has a process (if they’re good), here’s the one he proposes to help you be more creative:
We are programmers, so we should iterate this process.
He tried this process with http://projectzorn.com/, going through all the stages. And he’s probably going to work on it during the sprints this weekend, so join him if you want.
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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