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Stop Scratching Your Own Itch

A session at Reject.JS 2014

Thursday 11th September, 2014

12:10pm to 12:40pm (CET)

Web developers like us who attend such beautiful conferences in beautiful cities tend to follow the “Scratch your own itch” mantra as a gospel. We’re good at building solutions to our own problems and those of our peer groups, but we’re too often bad at thinking beyond. And it’s time that we scratch that.

One of my main comprehensions throughout my work as a web developer and Open Source contributor was: when I want to become a better developer, I have to stop doing nothing but solving the same problems in just slightly different ways over and over again.

In this talk, I want to show you what I learned, how this is related to cultural topics and getting aware of my own privileges – and what there is to be done beyond scratching our own itches.

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Stephan Bönnemann

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Reject.JS 2014

Germany Germany, Berlin

11th September 2014

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Time 12:10pm12:40pm CET

Date Thu 11th September 2014

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