Your guide to getting things done in tech
info_outline Building Class Central: Dhawal Shah 03/23/2020
Building Class Central: Dhawal Shah Ever wonder what it's like building remote teams of folks who have never worked in the position you're offering them on your team? Dhawal Shah joins us to talk about what it's like running a portal on online education with a creative approach to hiring and management.
info_outline Revisiting Dev.to: Jess Lee 11/26/2019
Revisiting Dev.to: Jess Lee We're taking a moment out of season 2 to return to one of our most popular episodes of season 1. We're joined by Jess Lee to look at what's been happening with the Dev.to team and community since we chatted to them last year.
info_outline Founding Your Own Thing: Kemdi Ebi 10/01/2019
Founding Your Own Thing: Kemdi Ebi What if you're someplace that doesn't have the perfect tech job for you? Kemdi Ebi had an idea, saw a business opportunity and made his own dream job. Through Versus Africa Kemdi built a successful startup focused on supplying the world with African market intelligence. He joins us to talk startups, goals and more.
info_outline Finding Remote Work: Moyinoluwa Adeyemi 08/13/2019
Finding Remote Work: Moyinoluwa Adeyemi Finding a remote job can be a massive challenge. Android developer Moyinoluwa Adeyemi joins us to talk about the challenges that many looking for remote work will encounter, with a deeper look at challenges technologists in Nigeria face. She offers practical, structured advice on how to land a remote job from Lagos that should be helpful for devs around the world. She also gives us some insight into why companies should be looking to hire Nigerian technical talent and how they might get started.
info_outline GDPR and Data Privacy: Gilbert Hill 08/06/2019
GDPR and Data Privacy: Gilbert Hill After last week's episode on data breaches, we probably scared you enough about protecting your users' data against bad actors. We're going to try and help you better understand your day to day responsibilities for user data in the context of GDPR, Europe's data privacy regulations. TapMyData's Gilbert Hill joins us to talk about what GDPR is, what you need to do to stay compliant and how to exercise your own rights as users.
info_outline Data breaches, Capital One and Security: Faster than Light 08/01/2019
Data breaches, Capital One and Security: Faster than Light We're bringing you a bonus episode fresh from the headlines. Elissa Shevinsky and Brett Thomas from theFasterThanLight.dev security startup join us to talk about breaches from the basics to the aftermath. We talk passwords, user security, what may have happened in the Capital One breach and more.
info_outline Software Testing: Richard Bradshaw 07/16/2019
Software Testing: Richard Bradshaw If you're writing code of any kind, you're probably already aware that there should be some testing involved. This week the Ministry of Test's Richard Bradshaw joins us to talk about embedding testing into your software development, the roles open to folks interested in testing and the future of how we test what we build.
info_outline Rooki Design: Edoardo Rainoldi 06/18/2019
Rooki Design: Edoardo Rainoldi What would a resource for junior designers look like if it were rendered as a beautiful online magazine? Edoardo Rainoldi was unsatisfied with the resources for budding developers and created rooki.design to find out. Interviews, tutorials and more make up this beautiful weekly-ish new publication. We'll learn more about this work, the future for Rooki and his advice for junior designers and for those looking to support them.
info_outline Mental Health in Tech: Julia Nguyen 06/04/2019
Mental Health in Tech: Julia Nguyen How do we talk about, treat and work with mental illness within the tech industry. Julia Nguyen joins us to talk about her personal experience, offering both valuable insights into her journey and advice for those who may be working to manage their own mental health. While this episode will be looking at mental health in technology, the advice offered here is not intended to replace medical advice. Please seek appropriate support if you think you may be facing a mental health issue.
info_outline Mindful Design: Scott Riley 04/30/2019
Mindful Design: Scott Riley Are you working with designers as part of your daily life? Or you're a designer yourself? Or perhaps you're interested in getting into working in design? Today's guest Scott Riley is joining us to talk in detail about what it means to design for the diverse needs of a global user base. Scott will be talking to us about design, his new book and his approach to life in general.
info_outline Design Communities: Namnso Ukpanah 03/05/2019
Design Communities: Namnso Ukpanah Looking to get into working with design or looking to level up your design skills? It can be rough out there to go it along. We're joined by design advocate and organizer of Figma Africa to learn more about the value of being part of a design community.
info_outline Juniors in Tech: Keziyah Lewis 02/12/2019
Juniors in Tech: Keziyah Lewis Working in tech can be hard, but for folks just starting out the challenges are often compounded. How do you build a network? What advice can you trust? Keziyah Lewis joins us to talk about the challenges of being a junior technologist and the community she built to help them out. Check out juniorsintech.com to learn more
info_outline Contributing to Open Source: VM Brasseur 10/18/2018
Contributing to Open Source: VM Brasseur VM Brasseur is an international keynote speaker, renowned technologist and author of the newly released 'Forge Your Future With Open Source' joins us to talk about how open source can help you grow and grow into your career.
info_outline Techtonica: Michelle Glauser 09/25/2018
Techtonica: Michelle Glauser After a long holiday break, we're joined by Michelle Glauser to talk about her project to take involved, ethically responsible steps to help women and nonbinary folks in the bay area move into software engineering roles. Techtonica offers six month, full time engineering apprenticeships to low income learners with a living stipend and laptop provided. We'll hear about what they've accomplished, what's next and how you can help.
info_outline Online Communities: Ben Halpern 08/08/2018
Online Communities: Ben Halpern Ben Halpern knows a lot about founding and growing online communities responsibly. He joins us to share his knowledge and experience from turning a popular Twitter handle into the Dev.to online community platform.
info_outline Celebrating Contributions: Katie McLaughlin 08/02/2018
Celebrating Contributions: Katie McLaughlin For most open source projects to survive and thrive it takes contributions beyond just code. SRE, emoji maven and keeper of many hats Katie McLaughlin joins us to share how you can make acknowledgement of contributions part of your workflow. We also talk party parrots, emoji politics and ghosts in your machine.
info_outline Working with Functional Programming: John Stevenson 07/17/2018
Working with Functional Programming: John Stevenson Wondering what functional programming is all about? Or just how to get paid for doing it? Clojurian and tech lead John Stevenson joins us to talk all about functional programming and work.
info_outline Angel Investment and Pipeline Angels: Karla Fraguada 07/05/2018
Angel Investment and Pipeline Angels: Karla Fraguada Finding angel investment can be a mission for early stage startups. But what should you do if you want to be one of the investors? Karla Fraguada joins us to give tips on getting into angel investment and how to best pitch your project to angels. She also offers a guided tour of the Pipeline Angels program, designed to help women and femme nonbinary folks enter angel investment.
info_outline Tech For Extended Spaceflight: Rochelle Velho 07/03/2018
Tech For Extended Spaceflight: Rochelle Velho Humans have the will and desire for far space flight. But our fragile, fleshy bodies need technology to help us survive the journey. Rochelle Velho Academic Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine moonlights as a researcher into the medical technology we'll need to bring with us for the journey to Mars.
info_outline Remote Work: Katie Fenn 06/28/2018
Remote Work: Katie Fenn Web developer Katie Fenn joins us to look at how remote working is structured across the team bringing npm to the world. We discuss what you need to be a successful remote worker and what employers need to provide for great remote working experiences.
info_outline Operation Code: Conrad Hollomon 06/26/2018
Operation Code: Conrad Hollomon Operation Code is a nonprofit focused on helping veterans and military spouses transition into meaningful work in technology. Conrad Hollomon joins us to talk about the program, it's challenges and to look at ways the tech industry could better reach out to this pool of valuable talent.
info_outline Animation and Relocation: Rachel Nabors 06/21/2018
Animation and Relocation: Rachel Nabors Web animation specialist Rachel Nabors joins us to talk about the rules for getting started with animation for the web and sneaks in some valuable tips on international relocation, picked up through her recent move to Amsterdam.