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Bringing a human slant to the tech industry

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Episodes

4.0.1 Faith

6/23/2015
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How does our Faith drive us? Do you have Faith in yourself and your abilities, and how do you know you're on the right path? Download Here

Duration:01:03:03

3.0.1 Cancer

1/30/2013
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Mo and Scott share their thoughts and struggle in this cancer diary they started the day after Mo was diagnosed. Download Here

Duration:01:03:46

2.0.9 Drama

9/14/2012
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Where does drama come from? How do we react to it? How much drama can be created by simple semicolon? This week we explore The Great Semicolon Affair. Download Here

Duration:00:43:06

2.0.8 Learn

4/8/2012
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How many empty brain cells do you have in your head? How capable are you of learning something completely new, and retaining what you already know? Scott and Rob talk to two developers this week who flex their ability to learn to both have fun, and succeed at their career. Download Here

Duration:00:55:42

2.0.7 Dinosaurs

1/3/2012
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You're so old! What a dinosaur! You're using old software and old languages to do old things! Or are you? Scott and Rob talk to David Sokol, Sean Bamforth and Pete Brown about Fortran, DataFlex and the Commodore 64. Download Here

Duration:00:57:04

2.0.6 Play

11/14/2011
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What do you do when you're not staring at your computer screen? What obsession grips you as you drive home? In this episode we ask David Heinemeier Hansson and Pete Brown this very question. Download Here

Duration:00:48:46

2.0.5 Typo

9/18/2011
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Who cares about typefaces and why should you? Well, these guys do and you should start caring. Rob and Scott explore the world of reading online with one of the godfathers in the world of typeface and fonts. Download Here

Duration:00:57:32

2.0.4 Taste

8/10/2011
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Scott and Rob talk to two techie folks about style and taste - how do you get it? Are you born with it? Does it matter anyway? Download Here

Duration:00:50:24

2.0.3 Education

7/7/2011
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Scott and Rob talk to two developers about the role education has played in their careers Download Here

Duration:00:44:02

2.0.2 Pressure

5/12/2011
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Scott and Rob talk to a team of Top Gun developers - the StackOverflow gang - about the day their database died. Download Here

Duration:00:38:25

2.0.1 Criticism

4/21/2011
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In this episode we talk to three developers about criticism - some they've given and some they've received. In addition we talk to a very vocal critic of this podcast. Download Here

Duration:00:57:30

1.1.5 Revolt

3/22/2011
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In this special episode we explore the Egyptian revolution. We talk to Remon Zakaria about his experience writing software for a day job and overthrowing the government at night. Big thanks to Ahmed Remy and Reem Ahmed for their help. Download Here

Duration:00:48:44

1.1.4 Obsession

3/2/2011
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Rob Sullivan talks about his obsessiveness and how it helps him, and hinders him in his job. Rory Blythe and Scott then talk openly about Rory's compulsion to keep learning - which he has embraced completely. Download Here

Duration:00:37:16

1.1.3 Competition

2/9/2011
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In this episode we talk to competitors who are also programmers. Or, programmers who also compete. Are coders pre-wired for this? Jon Skeet, David Fowler, Aaron Jensen and Danielle Banks share their stories. Download Here

Duration:00:59:22

1.1.2 Drive

1/27/2011
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In this episode Scott and Rob talk to 4 entrepreneurs about the risks they take, and what's happened as a result. Dave Nielsen, Tom Preston-Werner, and Nate and Niki Kohari. Download Here

Duration:00:57:38

1.1.1 Scars

1/6/2011
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In this episode Scott and Rob talk to Chad Myers, Chad Fowler, and Doug Rohrer about the scars they've received from dead end projects they've been on. In addition - Sara Chipps contributes her first story for us - interviewing Scott Reynolds. Download Here

Duration:00:57:11

1.1.0 Disconnecting

12/16/2010
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This week it's just Scott and me - Scott gets to go off to Disneyland with his wife and 2 boys, and I get to hang out with my girls for a week as their mom goes on a retreat in California. Download Here

Duration:00:54:01

1.0.9 Management

12/2/2010
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In this episode Scott and I talk to technical folks who have moved on up to Management - and what it means to them Download Here

Duration:00:57:29

1.0.8 Motivation

11/18/2010
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In this episode Scott and I talk to 2 people with fairly different stories, about what motivates them Download Here

Duration:00:56:02

1.0.7 Audacity

11/2/2010
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In this episode Scott and I talk to 3 developers who have pulled off some pretty audacious maneuvers. Download Here

Duration:00:54:36