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Talking Dudes

S03 Episode 02: Talking Tudes

Hosted by Adam Garrett-Harris, and Jonathan Caldwell

Adam is buying a house and is about to take a trip to New York. Then there's a spoiler filled discussion of the Ready Player One Movie.

BookBytes
5/14/2018BookBytes

7: Technically Wrong: Part 1

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris, Jason Staten, Jen Luker, and Safia Abdalla

Many apps and websites are sexist, racist, or marginalize people. In this episode, we talk about a lot of examples from the book about these apps.

BookBytes
4/30/2018BookBytes

6: Technically Wrong Intro

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris, Jason Staten, Jen Luker, and Safia Abdalla

We get some updates from Safia and talk about our expectations for the book.

BookBytes
4/23/2018BookBytes

5: Apprenticeship Patterns: Author - Dave Hoover

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris, Jason Staten, Jen Luker, and Safia Abdalla

We talked with one of the authors of Apprenticeship Patterns about the process of writing the book, reading, learning, career paths, and changes he would make to the book.

BookBytes
4/9/2018BookBytes

4: Apprenticeship Patterns Ch 5-7

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris, Jason Staten, Jen Luker, and Safia Abdalla

We talked about drinking from the firehose, practicing the craft, building breakable toys, and reading (coding books, Descartes, and Beowulf).

Web of Tomorrow
4/2/2018Web of Tomorrow

46: Safia Abdalla

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris

Safia and I talk about how she got into computers, her startup, how she uses pen and paper for productivity, and a recent event where she received a lot of hate online.

BookBytes
3/26/2018BookBytes

3: Apprenticeship Patterns Ch 3-4

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris, Jason Staten, Jen Luker, and Safia Abdalla

We talk about mapping out our careers (or lack thereof), what titles mean at companies, craft vs art, being the worst, and getting mentors.

BookBytes
3/12/2018BookBytes

2: Apprenticeship Patterns Ch 1-2

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris, Jason Staten, Jen Luker, and Safia Abdalla

How do you set yourself up for success in your career as a software engineer? How do you learn? How do you go from junior to senior?

BookBytes
3/5/2018BookBytes

1: Apprenticeship Patterns Intro

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris, Jason Staten, Jen Luker, and Safia Abdalla

In this episode, we introduce the hosts, the podcast, and the first book we'll be reading, Apprenticeship Patterns.

Web of Tomorrow
2/19/2018Web of Tomorrow

45: Why PHP Gets a Bad Rep - Sammy Powers

Hosts: Adam Garrett-Harris

It's common to hear jokes about PHP being a terrible programming language, but it powers most of the web. I talked with Sammy Powers, host of PHP Roundtable, to see what we can learn from languages like PHP>