Yosemite Videos

Conference Videos
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Yosemite 2016

Georgia Dow: “Anxiety”

This past March 20–23, 2017, we held our third Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Georgia talks about Anxiety, what it is, and how to deal with it.


 

Jaimee Newberry: “No Excuses”

This past March 14–17, we held our second Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this talk, Jaimee will share some tips and tricks through stories about how she learned to get out of her own way, get inspired, work through burnout and design the life she wanted and start DOING all sorts of stuff on her life list.


 

Christa Mrgan: “Civility In The Wild”

This past March 14–17, we held our second Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Christa Mrgan shares some ways we can change human behavior for the better through software.


 

Andy Ihnatko: “Cows Have Had A Positive Impact Upon My Creative Life”

This past March 14–17, we held our second Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Andy Ihnatko talks about play, and the virtues of doing something deeply silly at a high level of execution.


 

Andrew Stone: “How To Fall Asleep Naturally”

This past March 14–17, we held our second Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Andrew Stone talks about sleep, and how to sleep better.


 

Jean MacDonald: “The Developer Community: A Historical Perspective”

This past March 14–17, we held our second Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this talk, Jean MacDonald talks about the history of the evolution of the indie developer community. She will look at what makes this community special, what challenges we face, and how a future historian might tackle this subject in the future.


 

Brent Simmons: “Metamorphosis”

This past March 14–17, we held our second Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this talk, Brent Simmons encourages you to run with your ideas and to take them too far.


 

Yosemite 2015

Christa Mrgan: “iOS 8 And Yosemite's High Sierra Camps”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this talk, Christa Mrgan takes you on a tour through five of the High Sierra Camps in Yosemite. Along the way, she gives advice that will help your iOS apps to break the minimalist design mold, while remaining a part of the iOS 8 design universe.


 

Jaimee Newberry: “Through Burnout And Back Again”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this talk, Jaimee Newberry shares how the lessons she learned as a product designer helped her overcome burnout and rejuvenated her career.


 

Neven Mrgan: “It Doesn't Matter”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this talk, Neven Mrgan goes over several things that, though often thought of as important, most likely won't affect the success of your project.


 

Laura Savino: “Caring At Scale”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Laura Savino from Khan Academy talks about aspiration, ritual, and caring.


 

James Dempsey: “Ten Thousand Years In Your Pocket”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, James Dempsey takes a look back at what it took to bring us the Gregorian Calendar and Aluminum, and gives us all a better appreciation for the little slab of glass and metal that we keep in our pocket.


 

Serenity Caldwell: “Thinking With Pictures”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Serenity Caldwell talks about photos, and why we share them.


 

Andrew Stone: “What's NeXT?”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Andrew Stone looks back at some of the forgotten years of NeXT, and the various influences that shaped the Apple of today.


 

Jason Snell: “Enthusiasm”

This past April 20–23, we held our first ever Yosemite conference in Yosemite National Park. In this video, Jason Snell talks about enthusiasm, how it guides our lives, creates communities, and shapes what we build.


 

Matt Drance: “What The Race Track Taught Me About Software Development”

This past April 20–23, we held our first-ever Yosemite conference at Yosemite National Park. In this video, Matt Drance shares some life lessons he's learned during time away from his desk, turning laps around the race track.


 

Daniel H. Steinberg: “Teaching Kids to Code”

This past April 20–23, we held our first-ever Yosemite conference at Yosemite National Park. In this video, Daniel Steinberg recounts his early experiences with programming, and looks at ways we can spark that same interest in software development in kids today.