Coraline Ada Ehmke is a speaker, writer, teacher, open source advocate and technologist with 20 years of experience in developing apps for the web. As the founder of OS4W.org and creator of the Contributor Covenant, she works diligently to promote diversity and inclusivity in open source and the tech industry.
Coraline is also writing a book on empathy in software development. Her current interests include refactoring, code analytics and artificial intelligence.
May 30th, 2018 | 58 mins 9 secs
Aurynn Shaw joins the show to talk about contempt culture, as well as why technology is political, and the cultural impact of DevOps.
May 23rd, 2018 | 53 mins 41 secs
Our newest panelist, John K. Sawers, talks about his Emotional API project, and why it’s important for developers to be in touch with and process feelings.
May 2nd, 2018 | 55 mins 37 secs
In this episode, Kenzi Connor and Laurie Voss talk about trans-inclusive healthcare.
April 25th, 2018 | 59 mins 11 secs
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.
April 23rd, 2018 | 54 mins 19 secs
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.
April 18th, 2018 | 55 mins 16 secs
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.
April 11th, 2018 | 57 mins 16 secs
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.
February 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
In this episode, Avdi Grimm talks about the pursuit of living a fixed life, achieving stasis, and becoming a visible person in tech while encouraging and inspiring others.
February 21st, 2018 | 45 mins
In this episode, Gerry Valentine dives deep into the topic of resilience: creating an atmosphere of psychological safety, having tough conversations, and why people tend to devalue to notion of intellect.
February 14th, 2018 | 50 mins 16 secs
In this episode, Ashanti-Mutinta joins the panel to talk about finding safe online community networks, perspectives on blocking and real name policies, and transitioning in while working in tech.
February 7th, 2018 | 51 mins 35 secs
In this episode, Allison Kopf talks about what tech looks like in the context of a working farm, building a good remote company culture, and disagreeing respectfully while maintaining strong opinions.
January 31st, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
In this episode, Marian Petre and André van der Hoek join the show to talk about their book, “Software Design Decoded: 66 Ways Experts Think”. They explore the ideas of the democratization of software development, problem solving, and radical design.
January 3rd, 2018 | 53 mins 57 secs
In this episode, Safia Abdalla joins us to talk about the Silicon Valley monoculture, tokenism, and being content vs happy. She also introduces the idea of Destruction-Focused Development.
December 27th, 2017 | 43 mins 2 secs
Kent Beck talks about metaphors in software development, writing tests, complexity partitioning, and changing culture versus code.
December 20th, 2017 | 59 mins 1 sec
In this astronomic episode, we talk to Pamela Gay about coding out of necessity, why understanding and knowing everything isn’t necessarily a good thing, and being a citizen scientist.
December 13th, 2017 | 57 mins 59 secs
Tara Scherner de la Fuente joins us to talk about conflating patience with kindness, company culture, advice for early career developers, and remote working.