Dan North shares some of the interactions that have shaped his accidental career: the time he killed the production database, the time the team was imploding, the time the boss was wrong, the time he was the boss who was wrong, the time he tried to quit and failed, and a few others, outlining the impact that interactions with people can have on someone.
Brian Marick shares insight into how one can remain a programmer throughout his career.
Axel Angeli, Matthew Johns, Scott Morrison, Matthias Ziegler, Anne Manes discuss: The future of IT career, How can you prepare for workforce changes in IT? Shifting from "Old School" to"New School".
In this presentation made during QCon 2007, Dave Thomas talks about expanding people's expertise in their domains of interest by not treating them uniformly as they had the same amount of knowledge and level of experience.