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Developer Tea is a podcast for web and software developers hosted by a developer that you can listen to in less than 10 minutes. The show will cover a wide variety of topics related to the career of being a developer. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. The show is hosted by Jonathan Cutrell, Director of Technology at Whiteboard and the author of Hacking the Impossible, a developer's guide to working with visionaries.

Developer Tea is a podcast for web and software developers hosted by a developer that you can listen to in less than 10 minutes. The show will cover a wide variety of topics related to the career of being a developer. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. The show is hosted by Jonathan Cutrell, Director of Technology at Whiteboard and the author of Hacking the Impossible, a developer's guide to working with visionaries.
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Chattanooga, TN

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Developer Tea is a podcast for web and software developers hosted by a developer that you can listen to in less than 10 minutes. The show will cover a wide variety of topics related to the career of being a developer. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. The show is hosted by Jonathan Cutrell, Director of Technology at Whiteboard and the author of Hacking the Impossible, a developer's guide to working with visionaries.

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English


Episodes

Smaller Purpose

7/20/2018
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Part of the point of Developer Tea is to help driven developers connect to their career purposes. In today's episode, we're going to talk about finding purpose in smaller ways.

Duration:00:12:38

Problem Chains

7/18/2018
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Today we're talking about problems we face every day as developers, and we face problems every day in a lifecycle -- meaning our problems are almost never atomic.

Duration:00:08:40

Rollercoasters of Emotions

7/16/2018
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It's important that we remember ourselves as humans with emotions and recognize how our emotions affect our behavior and decisions.

Duration:00:12:45

Astrology and The Barnum Effect

7/13/2018
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In today's episode, we talk about astrology's methodology can be very persuasive and similarities in perceptions of code.

Duration:00:13:50

A Bug Story - How Narrative Bias Creates Blind Spots

7/11/2018
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Our brains are lazy, but if a story makes sense, that can be more persuasive than raw data and often picked up more readily than data.

Duration:00:12:59

A Research-Backed Argument for Empathy

7/9/2018
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In today's episode, we're talking about empathy and why everyone needs it.

Duration:00:12:31

A Problem Solving Paradox

7/6/2018
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In today's episode, we're talking about the paradox that happens when we get caught up seeking the perfect code. How do we address this and get past our own assumptions?

Duration:00:11:52

Attentional Bias & Cognitive Expectations aka "It Was Right In Front Of You The Whole Time"

7/4/2018
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It's important to understand yourself. Most importantly, it's important to understand how your brain works. What are the things that stick with you and why do those things stick with you?

Duration:00:13:40

No Good Options

7/2/2018
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We've been talking about choice on the past few episodes of Developer Tea and today we're going to continue down that road in today's episode. Today we're talking about how we navigate our careers when we feel like there are no good options out there for us, and how to remain optimistic.

Duration:00:09:32

Choice Frameworking

6/29/2018
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In today's episode, we're talking about pros and cons lists based on what we're focusing on, either positive or negative and on the weight of our overall goals.

Duration:00:14:40

Three Ways To Avoid Choice Paralysis

6/27/2018
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Choices shape our careers, and in today's episode, we're going to talk about decision making and how we can evaluate decisions to move forward instead of letting decisions stop us.

Duration:00:17:56

Internal Dialogues and Barriers to Change

6/25/2018
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Today we're talking about changes that we want to make both for ourselves and in our careers. To help guide this conversation, we'll be looking at a few motivational quotes from Kent Beck. Kent is an author, speaker, and developer who's on a mission to help geeks feel safe in the world.

Duration:00:13:53

Coding In The Moment

6/22/2018
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The way we develop is impacted by the way we view the world around us. In today's episode, we're talking about the concept of mindfulness and recognizing that the past is out of our reach while the future fluctuates. This uncertainty can impact the way we view our work as developers, and how we can observe this to manage our mental energy.

Duration:00:13:52

We Become What We Get Used To

6/20/2018
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In today's episode, we're talking about how you get used to something over time. More specifically we talk about how our normalcies are created.

Duration:00:12:53

Breaking Out of Incremental Thinking

6/18/2018
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In today's episode, we're talking about breaking the habit of incremental progress. How can we step away from solving the problems that are right in front of us and dig deeper into the core of a problem?

Duration:00:12:12

Interview w/ Andrew Ofstad from Airtable (part 2)

6/13/2018
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On this show, we often talk about breaking a problem down into smaller tasks, and in today's episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Andrew Ofstad, who a co-founder of Airtable. Airtable is the future of data management, specifically spreadsheet data management, and in part two of this two-part episode, we discuss some of the learnings Andrew has discovered along his journey into Airtable.

Duration:00:37:23

Interview w/ Andrew Ofstad from Airtable (part 1)

6/11/2018
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On this show, we often talk about breaking a problem down into smaller tasks, and in today's episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Andrew Ofstad, who a co-founder of Airtable. Airtable is the future of data management, specifically spreadsheet data management, and in part one of a two-part episode, we discuss how Andrew got into it and where it's going. If you're listening to this episode be sure to tune in to part 2, coming out later this week.

Duration:00:41:18

Treating Time Seriously

6/8/2018
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Take a moment to think about what time it is. In today's episode, we're going to talk about how time matters to the work you do.

Duration:00:17:54

What You Get Wrong About Productivity - A Humanist Approach

6/6/2018
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How do you set yourself up for a productive day? That's what we're going to be talking about in today's episode and how we can use our own motivations to get us through some of the harder parts in our day.

Duration:00:17:40

Debugging With Isolation & Modularity

6/4/2018
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One of the skills that you'll always need to get better at is debugging. Today, we're getting extremely practical and talking about how debugging is an incredibly complex thing that developers have to do and how we can get better.

Duration:00:13:47