I’ve started working on a new book, The Culture of Learning. This is a pretty different kind of book for me, and it’s intended for a very specific audience: people within an organization who are responsible for creating or promoting a “culture of learning.”
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Figured I’d share a bit about what’s been happening with me, and a bit about what’s just ahead.
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 …
I’ve had a lot going on with book-writing recently, so figured I’d offer you a quick roundup. As a note for the Leanpub titles: Log into your Leanpub account and make sure you’re allowing notifications for books you’ve bought. In an effort to comply with GDPR, Leanpub changed how they do notifications, and out of an abundance …
I read a fascinating set of articles around the time GE was being dropped from the Dow. You know, the Dow Jones Industrial “Average.” The thing that Every News Outlet Ever uses to tell if the economy is tanking, although oddly they never rely on it to tell you the economy isn’t tanking. The “Average” …
Although I guess technically it’s Amazon vs HomeKit or something. Anyway, I’ve recently been “dual-homing” most of my condo’s smart devices so I could control them in either Alexa or Siri. If you’ve not taken the plunge on one or the other, I thought I’d share the main difference between them.
I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently around configuration management, and I wanted to jump in with something more comprehensive. A lot of us mean different things when we say “configuration management,” too, so I wanted to try and holistically address the whole spectrum.
My latest book, Instructional Design for Mortals, is now available on Amazon. Previously available on Leanpub, it’s now exclusive to Amazon in order to make it available to the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library and Kindle Unlimited. There are paperback and Kindle versions available. If you previously purchased it on Leanpub, you can still download the final version in …