The Stack Overflow : podcasts
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Coaching A Developer Interview  05h20 18 février
Paul and Sara walk us through the teetering tower of abstraction. Ben still hasn’t mastered a single language, so it’s a tough for him to know if it’s better to start with the difficult fundamentals or stay in the simplified sandbox.Flatiron tries to teach developers how to code, but also how to...
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Make My Monolith A Micro  05h20 11 février
You can find the podcast and article that inspired our chat here. It’s the second of Kelsey Hightower’s Unpopular Opinions series. We have heard the requests for full episodes transcripts and we know accessibility is important, so we’re working on a solution. Stay tuned. The recipients of the...
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Your Buddy is Typing  05h20 04 février
What happens when millions of minimum byte packets start pinging off your network every few seconds? Bandwidth is a restriction most network engineers are familiar with. It’s less often they have to think about packets per second. Teresa shares an awesome story of how a new feature for AOL Instant...
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From Prison to Programming - The Code Cooperative  15h12 28 janvier
Alex graduated from NYU with a degree in computer science and worked as a developer and engineer at several startups in New York City, eventually assuming senior roles like engineering team lead and director of technology. Along the way, however, she found herself face with discrimination and...
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Scripting the next era of Stack Overflow  05h20 21 janvier
Three months ago, we interviewed Prashanth during his first week on the job. Now, with a full quarter of work under his belt, our new CEO reflects on what we accomplished over the last decade and lays out his vision for where Stack Overflow, as a company and community, will be heading over the next...
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Occam’s Blazor  05h20 14 janvier
Software is eating the world, but what’s on the menu for dessert?This week we chat about the best way for engineers to give feedback to executives. Paul explains the Purple room method they use at Postlight. Sara references Zero to One and why engineers and marketers have so much trouble...
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The Director’s Cutts  05h15 07 janvier
For many years Matt worked on defending the quality of Google’s web search results, and you may know him as the creator of the first version of SafeSearch.As Paul noted on the show, he was seen as one of the few people with whom ordinary folks could communicate about the often inscrutable world of...
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Time For Some Major League Hacking  05h20 17 décembre
To kick things off, we talk about Yap, a fun new project from Paul’s company, Postlight. Employees get to partake in a Labs program where they can pursue side projects that interest them. Yap is an ephemeral, real-time chat room with up to six participants. Your messages appear and disappear as...
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Searching For The Next Frontier With Chris Dixon  05h20 10 décembre
You can check out the back story of Dixon’s first company, SiteAdvisor, here. It was built during a time when spyware was a booming business and browsers had few systems in place to combat bad actors. The company was acquired by McAfee in 2006. It’s a great trip through the history of web security...
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A Conversation with the Author of Black Software  05h30 03 décembre
We discuss how a demand for more diverse clip art helped lay the foundation for some of the first black owned and operated software companies in the United States, and the ways in which social media has helped to empower a new generation of voices to demand change in the tech industry and beyond....
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TFW You Accidentally Delete Your Database  19h59 25 novembre
Brian shares a delightful tale of the time one of his co-workers accidentally deleted the company’s database, and how they recovered it through binary transaction logs. No better way to learn than a trial by fire.Juan explains why typing is taking over frontend development. First off, we discovered...
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How Would You React?  05h25 19 novembre
Part 1The crew chats about how Paul and Sara made the transition from individual contributors to managers overseeing teams of engineers. Sara used to see this transition as a form of selling out, but has a new perspective after having made the shift. Paul admits he still doesn’t feel like a CEO ...
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Too DEV.to Quit  05h30 12 novembre
Part 1Paul and Sara chat about what language is best to choose as your first when you’re just getting started on your journey as a programmer. Probably not Mathmatica, but it’s a neat one.Jupyter Notebooks - an in-browser notebook for working with Python. You can write your words, have your code...
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Buggin Out  05h05 05 novembre
SHOW NOTESPart 1 (0:00-9:58)the crew discusses Google’s declaration of Quantum Supremacy and tries to wrap their mind around qubits and superpositions. Ben mangles the pronunciation of ASP.net, Sara finds a name for her new pet snake, and Paul wonders how JFK would have pronounced quantum. Also,...
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Projectile Productivity  00h30 29 octobre
Chloe Condon has a great post about how she created her medication reminder app and an official endorsement from Smash Mouth. You can find some writing from Iheanyi Ekechukwu on our blog here and you can find his podcast here. Learn about the Great Molasses Flood of 1919. It’s not funny so don’t...