17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK
Jo Pearce

Jo Pearce
Technical Consultant, Snowthorn Ltd.

Website | @jdpearce

Jo Pearce is a nonbinary, language agnostic developer and science womble who loves to learn about a wide range of sciences and make good use of the things that they find. Jo has spent the last 20 years working in IT companies, on projects ranging from OO databases, financial modeling, and decision support systems to marketing websites. In every role, the one consistent requirement has been to understand people and their needs. Jo enjoys making useful things, but they also enjoy helping people be more useful and productive.


13:35–14:15 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Collaboration and community
Location: Buckingham Room Level: Beginner
Jo Pearce (Snowthorn Ltd.)
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There are limits to our ability to learn and process information. Overload impacts productivity by causing psychological and physiological stress. Jo Pearce relates findings from cognitive psychology that help us understand how, as developers, we might be overloading both ourselves and those we work with—and what to do about it. Read more.