November 17th, 2021 | 43 mins 14 secs
Rin Oliver talks about improving developer experience, neurodivergence and the distinction between technical and autistic burnout, mentoring, and how to successfully contribute to open source projects.
September 8th, 2021 | 54 mins 46 secs
Chad Stewart talks about starting the #TechIsHiring hashtag on Twitter to use networking for good and amplify others with not as big of reach.
We then pivot to nerding out about gaming! Drawing comparisons and connections between playing fighting games and software development and engineering. Bringing experience from one realm to another.
July 28th, 2021 | 57 mins 53 secs
Jennifer Strickland talks about equitable and inclusive design, being aware of your biases and prejudices, how ego plays a part in these things, and empathy and accessibility for all.
July 7th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
Adam Ross Nelson talks about becoming a Data Scientist, recommendations for aspiring Data Scientists, four tips for creating and maintaining a solid portfolio, and three immunity boosts in dealing with Impostor Syndrome.
June 2nd, 2021 | 55 mins 10 secs
Andrea Goulet, who is known for her work defining Empathy-Driven Development, talks about distilling complexity, being “technical” vs “non-technical”, and how empathy is critical in thinking about reforming hiring practices and giving performance reviews where continuous improvement is the goal.
May 19th, 2021 | 42 mins 18 secs
Special guests, Stefanni Brasil, Leah Miller, and Tram Bui talk about the RailsConf Scholars Program. The Opportunity Scholarship is a chance to jump in to learn more about Ruby on Rails specifically and software development in general.
March 31st, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
Corey Quinn talks about his job of keeping up with AWS and the personal evolution of Corey Quinn, the person: speaking truth to power (kindly, but snarkily), making and delivering jokes, recognizing your own failure modes, and approaching & handling D&I as a business owner.
March 24th, 2021 | 1 hr 12 mins
Jonan Scheffler talks about launching the new Developer Relations team for his company, New Relic. He talks about how DevRel is changing, the correct role of DevRel, and engaging with communities and networks via DevRel by using platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Discord, TikTok, Twitter, etc.
February 3rd, 2021 | 1 hr 11 mins
Josh Thompson talks about safety science and the art of rock climbing, transferring knowledge from experts to non-experts, and seeing failure as an opportunity for teams to learn.
January 27th, 2021 | 1 hr 7 mins
Mando Escamilla and the rest of the panelists talk about dealing with life over the past few years, finding anchors to deal with feeling lost and unmoored, being okay with being less productive, and practicing gratitude for the communities you do have.
December 30th, 2020 | 1 hr 1 min
In this episode, Abeba Birhane talks about why predicting how people behave and act via machine learning is ethically flawed, and how examining its models and data makes us inherently bias as a human race.