058: Kindness and Patience with Tara Scherner de la Fuente

December 13th, 2017 · 57 mins 59 secs

About this Episode

00:16 – Welcome to Episode 111010 of the Greater Than Code Podcast!

02:09 – Tara’s Superpower and Origin Story: Patience

04:56 – Conflating Patience with Kindness

07:39 – Is writing code making us less thoughtful? AKA Patience in the Workplace

The Economic Value of Rapid Response Time (The Doherty Threshold)

16:22 – Warning Signs that a Company’s Culture is Not a Good One; Also, is it the company or is it individuals within a company?

22:59 – Looking for and Interviewing for a Job at a Less Toxic Environment

33:20 – What does it mean to be a developer?

36:33 – Interviewing and Privilege

39:35 – Advice for Early Career Developers

44:10 – Remote Work Culture


Coraline: Being patient and kind.

Astrid: Software development is always something you can continue to improve at.

Tara: People don’t have to be exactly like us to be a person that we want to work with. Being different can be an asset.

Sam: Interviewing somebody should be able finding out how they think and not about what they necessary know at the moment.

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