My Favorite Talks

How to Talk to Developers

This talk distills several years of public speaking experience into straightforward advice for speakers and teachers. When I meet a new person at a conference, it's nearly always this talk that they mention. Make sure to stick around for the finale.

Refactoring from Good to Great

This talk marked the beginning of my love-affair with live coding.

Write Code Faster: Expert-Level Vim

Despite the title, this talk has useful tips for beginners and experts alike.

You can find even more talks on my Confreaks page.