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    Memento Mori

    • September 1, 2020
    • 00 min
    Preparing our minds for the inevitable – death is hard. After facing terminal cancer, Kate Gregory reminded herself that this event can still become inspiring by focusing on the positive. In this episode,  Kate is going to share her success and explain how you could apply her 5 pieces of advice to your career as more..
  • We are teaching Functional Programming Wrong

    • August 3, 2020
    • 46 min
    Today Richard Feldman shares his story of going from javascript developer to elm developer to functional programming teacher.  Along the way, Richard finds that people are teaching functional programming wrong.  We are teaching it in a way that misses how most industrial software developers learn best. In this episode, Richard Feldman delves into Elm, his more..
  • Software That Doesn’t Suck With Jim Blandy

    • July 1, 2020
    • 37 min
    Building Subversion Software is just the tool and it should get out of your way. In this episode, Jim discusses how to build a great developer tool.  It all started with: “What’s the worst software that you use every day?”  Podcast Transcript “Everybody likes imaginary code because imaginary code is always perfect.” -Jim Blandy “You more..
  • Unproven Tech with Sean T Allen

    • June 10, 2020
    • 39 min
    Choosing The Right Tool For the Job Choosing the programming language or framework for a project can be to the success of the project. In today’s episode, Sean Allen shares a story of picking the right tool for a job. The tool he ends up picking will surprise you. His problem: make a distributed stream more..
  • Krystal’s Story

    • May 18, 2020
    • 40 min
    Chasing Your Curiosity and Continuous Learning Things are easier to learn when you are passionate about something. A lot of great careers are built on curiosity and obsession including Krystal Maughan our guest for today’s episode. Krystal will share her journey as she chased her curiosity in programming wherever it led her. Podcast Transcript “Everybody more..
  • Learning a new language with Bruce Tate

    • May 5, 2020
    • 35 min
    Finding Joy in Programming Languages There’s joy that can be found in language learning and pain as well. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, there are still some things you can only discover by picking up a new language.  Bruce Tate will tell us how learning new languages rekindled the spark of joy for more..
  • Portal Abstractions with Sam Ritchie

    • April 17, 2020
    • 35 min
    How abstract algebra solves data engineering Today the story of how twitter engineers came up with a unique solution to data engineering. Adam interviews Sam about how the abstract algebra and probabilistic data structures help solve fast versus big data issues that many are struggling with. Adam talks to Sam Ritchie, a machine learning researcher. more..
  • Loving Legacy Code with Jonathan Boccara

    • April 3, 2020
    • 24 min
    Legacy code is everywhere. I don’t think I’ve met anyone who doesn’t have to deal with legacy code in the substantial portion of his work. Our guest, Jonathan Boccara is a French C++ developer and the author of The Legacy Code Programmer’s Toolbox. In this episode, Jonathan will help us understand and build the correct more..

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