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  • Krystal's Story

    Krystal's Story

    • May 18, 20
    • 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.

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  • Learning a new language with Bruce Tate

    Learning a new language with Bruce Tate

    • May 05, 20
    • 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... more..

  • Portal Abstractions with Sam Ritchie

    Portal Abstractions with Sam Ritchie

    • Apr 17, 20
    • 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... more..

  • Loving Legacy Code with Jonathan Boccara

    Loving Legacy Code with Jonathan Boccara

    • Apr 03, 20
    • 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

    The Reason For Types with Jared Forsyth

    • Mar 16, 20
    • 36 min

    Adam talked to Jared Forsyth about his journey from untyped javascript to using flow and eventually reasonml.

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  • Karl L Hughes on Conference Talks

    Karl L Hughes on Conference Talks

    • Mar 02, 20
    • 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.

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  • Don and Adam discuss Folds

    Don and Adam discuss Folds

    • Feb 15, 20
    • 36 min

    Today we try a different format. Adam invites his neighbour, Don McKay, over to ask him questions. An interesting discussion on recursion, corecursion and the naming of the podcast unfolds.

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  • David Heinemeier Hansson, Software Contrarian

    David Heinemeier Hansson, Software Contrarian

    • Feb 01, 20
    • 62 min

    David Heinemeier Hansson talks to Adam about being avoiding a software monoculture. He explains why we should find a programming language that speaks to us, why ergonomics matter and why single page apps and microservices are not for him.

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