Our choices in wording are frequently more powerful than we realise, and we risk using this power liberally and erroneously. Let’s take a look at our ideas about how we communicate in our code and in our speech, and what effects those ideas have.
Words and phrases to avoid in interactions — because they’re filler words and make the other person feel bad about their level of knowledge. @gvonkoss’ brilliant talk about making assumptions at #jsconfeu 💕 pic.twitter.com/r8g6T0PhV5
“When you assume, you make an error out of you and me” was one of the most important talks I have ever seen. Looking up to @gvonkoss share it in the most graceful, compassionate, and eloquent way made me feel so humbled and incredibly proud of my friend & our community #JSConfEUpic.twitter.com/TWj27pWzfN