The Imposter Syndrome

October 13, 2021 • by Ilya Dorman
A few months ago I had a short consulting session with Dr. Doug Brackmann. Those 20 minutes had a lasting impact on me. What strikes me the most is how through a simple conversation, breathing and…  read more

How I Learnt to Learn Again... from Scratch.

January 30, 2021 • by Ilya Dorman
As I’ve outlined many times here and here, for most (if not all) of us learning has indeed been a semi-traumatic experience. And whilst failure in that regard is tolerable for a while, it quickly…  read more

6 Steps to Kickstart your Coding Journey

January 22, 2021 • by Ilya Dorman
The typical notion is that programming is one of the most difficult things to do, and only magicians can make things happen with computers. Is it really as difficult as moving mountains? What if I…  read more

How to Think Like a Programmer

January 18, 2021 • by Ilya Dorman
As much as it’s easy to bash who gets into programming with exorbitant expectations, I don’t believe they are the ones to blame: the last 20 years have been a continuous talk on how technology is…  read more

What is the biggest challenge in learning code?

January 11, 2021 • by Ilya Dorman
After nearly a decade spent satisfying my client’s development needs, and 2 years teaching more than 30 students how to overcome their learning issues and get things done with coding, I must say there…  read more

What is Zen Development?

January 04, 2021 • by Ilya Dorman
In all these years as a developer, I’ve been so busy working for clients and scratching my head at outlandish projects, I never realized how fundamentally impactful improvements in my learning…  read more

Wanna get rich quick? Sell Bootcamps

December 22, 2020 • by Ilya Dorman
Just don’t buy one yourself. You won’t solve your work and financial freedom; you’ll just solve someone else’s. There aren’t many legitimate ways to get rich quick. Unfortunately, a lot of people…  read more