Don Jones

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Taking a break from AMAs to offer you some holiday fun. Hope you enjoy. I was tinkering in the lab when Oberon ran past the door, shouting, “Major alert! Let’s go!” It was rare for me to head into the field with the rest of the Tytans; I usually stayed behind to monitor the situation …

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Jeremy writes: In the spirit of ‘Be The Master‘ and the non-binary teacher-student relationship, what is something that you are currently a novice in, and how are you working to approach mastery at it? I hope you’ll ask a question, too! Visit here for info. And here’s the list of everything asked so far.

I’ve been doing a lot of writing recently, and wanted to offer an update. As a reminder, if you’ve already grabbed one of my Leanpub books, Leanpub may not be notifying you of updates because you have to re-opt-in due to their GDPR compliance changes. Links to most of these can be found at http://leanpub.com/u/donjones.

One of the projects I’m involved with at Pluralsight is our Skill IQ program. Each Skill IQ test is a short, adaptive test driven by a pretty impressive set of under-the-hood algorithms. Adaptive testing is cool in that it lets the test engine ask you a pretty small number of questions (usually a couple dozen), from …

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