Weighing Arguments by Word Count

Sometimes we give equal weight to outcomes and risks that sound similar but in reality don’t deserve equal treatment.

Swimming will get you wet. So will walking in the rain. But I keep my phone in my pocket when I walk in the rain.

Hear the other side well enough to fairly weigh their point. Same sounding words can signify dramatically different things.

Universal JavaScript

Presented to a small but packed room on “Isometric JavaScript.” Apparently I put a typo in my proposal and it made it all the way to presentation day.

It’s actually about isomorphic JavaScript. I like the name universal JavaScript even better.

For what it’s worth, here are the slides, and a link to the demo code at github.com/tylerpeterson/isojs: