P7.0 (Printing) - 17 October 2011

Seventh Printing.

  • A few minor errata fixes.

P6.0 (Printing) - 12 April 2011

  • Sixth Printing

P5.0 (Printing) - 05 May 2010

  • Fifth printing, minor errata fixes

P4.0 (Printing) - 11 September 2009

Updated errata for Fourth Printing

P3.0 (Printing) - 30 April 2009

Corrected errata for Third Printing.

P2.0 (Printing) - 16 December 2008

Second printing, fixed all pending errata to date.

P1.0 (Printing) - 03 October 2008

  • First printing

B9.0 - 10 September 2008

  • Last beta: Content has been copyedited, indexed, and typeset.

B8.0 - 04 August 2008

New in Beta 8.0:

  • Fixed all pending errata; added a lot of inset and additional photographs
  • Fixed most section and chapter transitions, evened out information density and added some tips
  • Added definition of construct vs. event theory on page 27
  • Added discussion of an Influence experiment on page 47
  • Added brief discussion of training stages on page 49
  • New example of utilizing talent effectively on page 50
  • Added new section on why sensory-limited environments cause brain damage on page 80
  • Moved metaphor discussion to its new home in Chapter 4, Get in your Right Mind, on page 86
  • Added new section, Section 6.5, Work Together, Study Together, on page 177
  • Brief discussion of context-friendly breaks on page 249
  • Added new section on surviving interrupts on page 251
  • Added the final Chapter 9, Beyond Expertise, on page 257

B7.0 - 10 July 2008

  • Added new mind map in the front
  • Addressed all pending errata
  • Cleaned up section titles and subheads, added epigraphs
  • New Chapter 8, Manage Focus, on page 197

B6.0 - 23 June 2008

  • New Chapter 5, Chapter 5, Debug Your Mind, on page 110
  • New figure and discussion in Section 6.6, Learning Modes, page 151

Thanks for everyone’s input so far, please keep sending experiences, observations, and corrections. if you’re enjoying material, please help me tell people about it. Blog; write for your local user group; tell your coworkers. Thanks!

B5.0 - 23 May 2008

  • Addressed all pending errata.
  • Updated selected images.
  • Added brief description of PO on page 68.
  • Added sidebar with example of role-playing on page 78.
  • Added a discussion on code formatting on page 99.
  • Added extra material to the Test-driven learning sidebar on page 143.
  • Added discussion of a TDD technique on page 169.
  • Added a sidebar on Pressure Hangover on page 171.
  • Added discussion of scaffolding/unscaffolding on page 177.

B4.0 - 28 April 2008

  • First draft of Chapter 7, Gain Experience.

B3.0 - 24 March 2008

First part of Chapter 6: Learn Deliberately

Thanks to everyone who has emailed me or posted errata. Please keep it up!

B2.0 - 29 February 2008

  • Completed Chapter 4. (sections 4.6 to end)
  • 3.7 added to metaphor section
  • All pending errata corrected

B1.0 - 20 February 2008