080: Crafting A Community

In this episode, Kris Howard talks about the similarities (and differences) between software and knitting communities. She also dives into her tweet about gender differences in “crafting” and why using the terms “craftsman” and “guys” to include all genders makes people uncomfortable.

079: Respect As Currency

In this episode, Richard Schneeman talks about the skill and art of troubleshooting bugs, interviewing and evaluating job candidates, empathy in open source, and bringing open source values into company culture.

077: Creating Space to Shine

In this episode, Anjuan Simmons talks about empowering others, creating space to allow people to be the best versions of themselves, and building authentic and constructive relationships.

Special Edition: Code Is Social! LIVE from RailsConf 2018

In this special episode of Greater Than Code, the panelists and guest panelists talk to an audience live from RailsConf 2018 about our relationship with our code, and the ways we have emotional ties with what we do, but also how there’s more to it than that.

076: Changing Lanes

This panelist-only episode touches on the topics of privilege and having tough conversations when not feeling it’s your place to have those conversations.

075: Code and Witchcraft

Coraline Ada Ehmke talks about being a “Code Witch” and perceiving the construct of reality, as well as being deliberate, refactoring your life, and the ideas of impressions and personas.

074: Be Your Own Hero

Astrid Countee talks about her field: social science and how it relates to technology, ethics, and design. Working in numbers-based environments is also discussed, along with the power of influence and control, and social media.

073: Driven By Need, Guided By Example

In this episode, Dan North talks about improvement vs optimization, cost accounting, team alignment and camaraderie, and behavior-driven development.

072: Story Time

In this episode, Kerri Miller talks about community gatekeeping and contempt culture, the contextual framing of storytelling, what it means when you tell stories over and over again, and crafting the elements of a good story.