January 27, 2019

Too Much Information? Learn to Learn in the Modern Tech World

Too Much Information? Learn to Learn in the Modern Tech World

Short Abstract

There is just too much information out there. Tech industry has been at the front lines of new findings, new skills, and new technologies. In this talk, we learn how to stay up-to-date with the developer community, how to avoid anxiety from a continuous flow of information and how to prioritize your learning as a developer.

Full Abstract

So much to learn - new frameworks, new languages, and new tools. It is impossible to keep up with this waterfall of information. If you've ever felt anxious about "not keeping up with the tech," you are not alone!

With the industry constantly changing, it is only reasonable to feel like your skills are becoming outdated. But fear not, you can be (and I am sure you are) highly valuable in the tech industry, without unnecessary stress.

In this talk, we discuss how to optimize your learning and how to keep up with the tech industry. We learn to cap our intake of information, to curate our news cycle and to keep our professional skills up-to-date.

Takeaways

  • Lessons on how to stay current by learning paradigms rather than tools
  • Tips and Tricks to prioritize your intake of information
  • Resources to optimize your daily routine with information that matters