Scott Domes

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Joseph Campbell on making the impossible choice

April 08, 2021

Entering the forest at its darkest point

Problem-first learning

April 02, 2021

Creating "a-ha" moments

How simple rules lead to complex patterns

March 06, 2021

Computing the theory of everything

Does Stoicism "work"?

March 05, 2021

A study on the outcomes of the philosophy

The cost function in machine learning

February 23, 2021

Breaking it down, step by step

How gradient descent works

February 18, 2021

Learn how machine learning algorithms get less wrong over time

Learning fast and slow

February 16, 2021

Flipping the educational stack

Addictive carbs & early farmers

December 02, 2020

Why did we abandon a hunter gatherer lifestyle?

How to accidentally produce great work

October 17, 2020

Mary Oliver and poetry that saves lives

Why corn and wheat are the foundation of our modern diet

October 09, 2020

Grains, taxes, and surviving modernity

How to move forward without a plan

June 12, 2020

Peter Sims on little bets

How to be more innovative

May 29, 2020

John Boyd on creation and destruction

How to learn AWS

April 28, 2020

My 10 week plan

How to create and deploy a Next.js app in... 6 minutes 32 seconds

April 23, 2020

Modern web development is easy, y'all

How AWS Lambda works

April 22, 2020

What the heck is serverless?

From bootcamp grad to senior developer

April 05, 2020

How to accelerate your growth

Sexy forms in React Native

January 03, 2020

Learn how to build beautiful & well-engineered forms for iOS

Simple React Native authentication

December 28, 2019

Learn how to build up an onboarding and login flow with React Native

Creating & deploying a Rails API with authentication

December 23, 2019

Write & deploy a Rails app in no time at all

How to write great React

August 19, 2019

Five points to remember

Service objects in Rails

August 19, 2019

The path to slimmer controllers and models

Apollo and Relay Side by Side

January 29, 2019

Decide which GraphQL library is right for you

Tiny Components in React

January 16, 2019

Using the Single Responsibility Principle to build better apps

React 16 Lifecycle Methods: How and When to Use Them

December 10, 2018

A revised and up-to-date guide to the new React component lifecycle