Episode 043: The Accessibility of Board Games

James Edward Gray and Mischa Lewis-Norelle talk about the accessibility of board games, the various different kind of games and particular challenges of categories, and offer resources.

Episode 042: @CallbackWomen

Carina C. Zona joins us to talk about making a difference with her organization, @CallbackWomen, and why diversity and inclusion is so important to have at conferences.

Episode 041: Casey Watts!

We discuss Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mind manipulation, and maladaptive thought patterns with Casey Watts!

Emotions as State Machines

by Coraline Ada Ehmke, a software developer, open source advocate, and Greater Than Code panelist. In her book The Art of Empathy, researcher Karla McLaren describes emotions as “neurological programs that require action.” This metaphor may resonate with us as programmers and provide a foundation for developing critical skills in identifying and positively expressing a…

Episode 039: Scott Hanselman

We talk to Scott Hanselman, about struggling and prevailing, instilling systems thinking values on children, and being a teacher.

Diversity is Not the Magic Pill

by Jessica Kerr, a software developer at Atomist, Greater Than Code panelist, speaker, and mother. Check out her blog at blog.jessitron.com. I want my team to be diverse. Both for higher performance, and because it makes the world a better, fairer place. But diversity doesn’t magically lead to higher performance. I’ve been reading Journal of Organizational…

Shirts, Shirts, Shirts!

Are you Greater Than Code? We just used some of our Fund Club money to purchase 250 shirts to give away at conferences, Meetups, and to members of our Patron-supported Slack Community (which you should join!) But to guarantee you get one, here’s a way! By buying a shirt, all proceeds will go to Greater…

Episode 038: Dr. Eugenia Cheng

We talk about math, and even more specifically, category theory. Then we talk about changing the terminology around gender to focus on character traits instead.

Episode 037: Emily Gorcenski

Emily Gorcenski talks about data science, failure modes in software and in democracy, and open data and open science.