DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019: Adoptable Goats Near Me: What I Googled the Year I Became a Developer

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Oct 30, 2019

Qymana Botts
Nerdery, Chicago, United States

Whether building a new skill or rebounding after one of life's inevitable setbacks, having the right mindset can save you time and headaches.

Told through the lens of the speaker’s errant Googlings, this session will take participants on a journey from music teacher to web developer, all the while examining the different types of learning that occurred along the way. This session will delve into theories about learning, techniques to improve information retention and problem solving, and how to shift your perspective to learn from even the bleakest situations.

Embark on a harrowing adventure through a stranger's search history, and emerge on the other side with:

A greater understanding of the learning process
Practical strategies that you can utilize in your own learning
A new perspective on the value of discomfort and failure.

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.