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.
October 25th, 2017 | 58 mins 35 secs
Emily Dresner joins the show to talk about on why she felt getting a master's degree was worth it, her experiences working at a gaming company, and data science.
October 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
Steve Klabnik talks open source governance, succession planning, and organizing groups of people in a non-authoritarian way.
October 4th, 2017 | 56 mins 5 secs
We are joined by 19-year-old entrepreneur Reyn Aubrey to talk about building technology for the greater good, his startup PocketChange, habitizing donation, analyzing and collecting charity data, and anarchist organizing principles.
September 20th, 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
Declan Whelan joins us to talk about communicating across boundaries: cross-cultural communication dynamics, adopting practices across teams, and technical debt vs technical health.
September 13th, 2017 | 46 mins 13 secs
In this episode, Aria Stewart reflects on how specializing in one area of software development can lead to contemptuous behavior between people, teams, and company culture.
September 6th, 2017 | 46 mins 45 secs
This episode stars, Jeff Reichman, who talks about how the Houston tech community came together to help people through Hurricane Harvey and the aftermath, the technology opportunities in disaster response, the harvey-api that they developed, and how tech devs need to be side-by-side with relief efforts, while responding to tech needs right away.
September 6th, 2017 | 53 mins 27 secs
In this episode, we talk to Lynn Cyrin, a developer on the Project Callisto sexual assault reporting application. In this episode, we talk about institutional betrayal, the importance of keeping survivor information private and the technology behind th...
August 16th, 2017 | 1 hr 57 secs
In this episode, James Edward Gray and Mischa Lewis-Norelle join us to talk about the accessibility of board games, talk about the various different kind of games and particular challenges of each category,
August 9th, 2017 | 1 hr 11 mins
In this episode, Carina C. Zona joins us to talk about making a difference with her organization, @CallbackWomen, why diversity and inclusion is so important to have at conferences, and sending signals and/or indicators that encourage people to apply to speak at your conference.
August 2nd, 2017 | 53 mins 30 secs
In this episode, we talk with Casey Watts about cognitive behavioral therapy and mind manipulation.
July 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
Dr. Eugenia Cheng joins us to talk about math, and even more specifically, category theory. Then we talk about changing the terminology around gender to focus on character traits instead.
June 21st, 2017 | 54 mins 21 secs
Emily Gorcenski talks about data science, failure modes in software and in democracy, and open data and open science.
June 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 14 mins
Matt Stine joins us for a conversation that starts out about consulting and morphs into a meta-conversation about rigorous communication, ubiquitous language, metaphors, and microservices.
May 31st, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
Laurie Voss joins us to talk about what goes on behind the scenes at npm, including setting workplace culture, technical hiring, and organizing engineers.
May 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
In this episode, we talk about new ways to organize society around a culture of plenty rather than a culture of scarcity. Along the way we discuss the intersection of corporations and open source and the gatekeeping that prevents marginalized people from participating in open culture.
May 10th, 2017 | 55 mins 10 secs
Amy Unger joins us to talk about accessing and preserving history, categorizing information, and digital vs human curation.