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    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 Sean 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 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..
  • The Reason For Types with Jared Forsyth

    • March 16, 2020
    • 36 min
    Adam talked to Jared Forsyth about his journey from untyped javascript to using flow and eventually reasonml. “I mean, I was, I’ll admit it I was definitely in the: ‘I was scarred by Java and C plus plus in an intro to programming class and I never want to look at types again’ Camp” “My more..
  • Karl L Hughes on Conference Talks

    • March 2, 2020
    • 50 min
    Adam talks to Karl Hughes about his path to becoming a conference speaker and the work he has done to make it easier for others to follow in his footsteps. Episode Transcript “I didn’t start trying to speak at conferences until I was at least seven or eight years into my software development career. So. more..


Adam Gordon Bell

Adam Gordon Bell is a professional software developer. He loves to learn new things and talk to experts in the field.All opinions here are his own. Contact him at [email protected]

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Software That Doesn’t Suck With Jim Blandy