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How to use YouTube to learn tacit knowledge  ↦

This article isn’t about software development, per se, though there is a section on learning programming. Instead, it’s about YouTube itself and how it’s become an amazing platform for knowledge transfer.

In this piece, we’re going to walk through a number of ways you may use YouTube for tacit knowledge acquisition, on a domain-by-domain basis. I’m afraid the anecdotes here are necessarily domain-specific, but the purpose of this piece is to give you certain patterns that you may adapt to whatever skillset you want to acquire in whatever domain you’re interested in.

It’s a shame that a thing as valuable to humanity as YouTube is owned by a single corporate entity. This makes me appreciate Wikipedia even more…


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