Ben Scofield

Ben Scofield

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14 Jan 2018

Expertise and attention

So, my last few posts started to describe a theory of expertise as something like: the set of factors acquired over time that help someone …
30 Dec 2017

My 2017 in podcasts

I had a lot of fun doing my post about my reading for the past year , so I figured I’d take a shot at doing something similar for my podcast …
28 Dec 2017

My 2017 in reading

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts — three years, to be exact — but I had a few goals going into this year that I wanted …
15 Nov 2017

Expertise: success in a domain

So, in my last post I defined expertise as the set of acquired factors that contribute to success in a domain, and waved my hands at …
09 Nov 2017

Expertise (n.)

If we’re talking about “expertise” instead of “experts,” it’s only natural to wonder what “expertise” actually is. Hold on to your butts, …
02 Nov 2017

Expert (n.)

I’m doing a deep dive into the research on expertise (or, maybe more accurately, continuing to dive into that research — it’s been something …
20 Jun 2016

Attention, please

I’m flying back from Nordic Ruby (my first conference talk in three years; my last one was at Nordic Ruby, too, which made for a lovely …
15 Jan 2015

My 2014 in Reading

I had a lot of fun writing up my year in reading last year, so I thought I’d do it again for 2014. Goals I mentioned in last year’s post …