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Conversations with technologists about technology. Hosted by Amy Tom and the HackerNoon Team

Conversations with technologists about technology. Hosted by Amy Tom and the HackerNoon Team


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Conversations with technologists about technology. Hosted by Amy Tom and the HackerNoon Team






Bits and Bytes and Data Delights

Limarc Ambalina, Ellen Stevens, and Amy Tom chat about data privacy ☠️ Humans are in loooove with the internet, and data production is becoming more rampant and autonomous. How has this process affected our daily lives, and is it a good thing or a bad thing? Let's find out. 😡 🀌 THIS WEEK ON PLANET INTERNET: πŸ—’οΈ SHOW...


Technically Speaking, You're Wrong

Amy Tom welcomes Sarah Day, Technical Writing Manager at LaunchDarkly, to talk about a career in technical writing. What's it like being a technical writer, and how do you become one? Join Amy on this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast while she finds out what it takes to cut it in the big world of technical writing. cue Rocky stairs training montage music 😀 Follow Sarah Day and LaunchDarkly: Sarah Day on


Sorry Big Tech, We're Breaking Up With You

Oh, baby! We are cracking down on Big Tech. Amy Tom, David Smooke, and Hang Ngo talk about Biden's Executive Order on Big Tech, more space war dram, and decentralization & blockchain technology πŸ₯³ Oh yeah, guys, this is not official financial advice πŸ˜‚ πŸ—’οΈ SHOW...


An Underground Interview with John McAfee 13 Months Before his Death

John McAfee talks about making more money than God on the Hacker Noon podcast hosted by David Smooke. McAfee starts off with the impact of one's childhood and how it shapes perspectives. He shares his experiences as an entrepreneur and what it takes to become a multimillionaire. John McAfee also provides a take on the number one danger of the modern Internet and presents an opinion on the Black Lives Matter movement. McAfee shares anecdotes from his life,...


The Dogecoin Salut

Welcome to this beautiful corner of the internet - Dogecoin meets partying & decentralization. Amy Tom talks to Gary Lachance, a Vancouver-based Dogecoin millionaire and the founder of the Decentralized Dance Party, about how he invested $300 into Dogecoin in 2014. Now, he's launching his latest project - the Million Doge Disco. On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast: Connect with Gary Lachance & the DDP: READ TECH STORIES AT HACKERNOON.COM πŸ’» Follow...


A Clubhouse convo with Linh, David and the folks at Genesis Investment

Hacker Noon: Retro Edition! COO Linh and CEO David talk with Genesis Investment about everything from business to personal life and all things in between. Viewers young and old will be astounded by what you hear. We cannot promise this episode will cure whatever ails you, but it certainly will not make it any worse. You will leave this episode a changed person, so much so that if your ex-wife will only take you back if you "make some serious changes," just listen to this podcast and that'll...


The Investor Next Door

Would you risk it all on a trading bot? πŸ€– David Smooke, Amy Tom, and Guy (the Cher of HN - jk his last name is Torbet) talk about special purpose acquisition companies, culture & novelization, equity crowdfunding, and trading algorithms. This Week On Planet Internet, David, Amy, and Guy are getting into the hard-hitting questions: πŸ—’οΈ SHOW...


Flash Loan Attacks On The Blockchain

Utsav Jaiswal is joined by Sam Kim, Founding Partner at Umbrella Network, and Miguel Morales, Technical Advisor to Umbrella Network, to talk about flash loans on the blockchain. They discuss how flash loan attacks happen, the implications of flash loan attacks on the finance market, and the relationship with the blockchain. πŸ”¦ On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast, Utsav talks to Sam and Miguel talk flash loans: Connect with Sam Kim: @samislucid READ TECH STORIES AT HACKERNOON.COM πŸ¦„


3 Bears and an Episode That's Just Right

Ahh, parenting - something 2 people on this podcast episode know a lot about πŸ˜‚. Linh Dao Smooke (Mama Bear of 1), Richard Kubina (Papa Bear of 2), and Amy Tom (definite Baby Bear) talk about parenting in the age of the internet and the pandemic πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦. What happens when a teen is up against the Supreme Court for an internet freedom-of-speech case? How are kids learning during the pandemic? Find out This Week on Planet Internet. πŸ’© We are bringing the parents together (& Amy LOL) to...


The Fascinating Side of Debugging

Yoz Grahame, a Solutions Architect at LaunchDarkly, joins Amy Tom on The HackerNoon Podcast this week to talk about bugs and debugging. Yoz β€” who is somewhat of a bug fanatic β€” explains software, bugs, and what happens when bugs derail a system. πŸ•· This week on The HackerNoon Podcast, Amy and Yoz talk about: Connect with Yoz and LaunchDarkly: @yoz@LaunchDarkly Shownotes: READ HACKERNOON.COM β˜€οΈ START CONTRIBUTING: HACKERNOON.COM/SIGNUP πŸš€


Have Video Games Ever 'Crossed the Line'?

Hacker Noon's Gaming Editor Limarc Ambalina talks to Video Game Blogging Fellows Jack Boreham and Nicolas Ng about the times video games may have crossed the line. Warning: Due to the topic of discussion, this episode will go over scenes of extreme violence, homicide, and suicide in video games. Viewer discretion is strongly advised. In this episode, Limarc, Jack, and Nicolas discuss: Top 3 Quotes from the Show When have #videogames crossed the line? Games like #callofduty...


Leaving Bezos in Space Makes the World a Better Place

Natasha Nel, Amy Tom, and Ellen Stevens are talking about BIG MONEY. πŸ€‘ Yeah - we're talking layoffs and payoffs at and American Airlines, the massive petition to stop Jeff Bezos from returning to Earth, and the fallout from China's ban on crypto mining. THIS WEEK ON PLANET INTERNET 🌎 SHOWNOTES...


Magical Blockchain Genies & Explaining Blockchain to your Indian Mom

The Blockchain bros are in the house! 🏠 Utsav Jaiswal talks to Tim Frost (CEO of Yield App), Arun Philips (Community Manager at Polygon), and Miles Anthony (CEO of Decentral Games). On this episode of the Hacker Noon Podcast, we're offering unsolicited advice on explaining Blockchain to your Indian mom and magical Blockchain Genies πŸ˜‚ Utsav asks Tim, Arun, and Miles: Follow Tim, Arun, and Miles: @TimYIELD@YIELDapp@arunphilips@0xPolygon@miles1dg@decentralgames


Creating a Multi-Cloud Strategy with Mark Gamble

Amy Tom talks to Mark Gamble, the Product & Solutions Marketing Director at Couchbase, about data-for-good initiatives and creating a Multi-Cloud Strategy. In this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast: Connect Mark Gamble: Shownotes:


Every Game is a Party: CEO, Steve Hall, on Digital Strategy

Every AUDL game is a party according to Steve Hall, the CEO of the American Ultimate Disc League. πŸŽ‰ From releasing their first NFT to taking live games to live streams, AUDL is a very digital organization. Despite being in the sports & entertainment industry, Steve tells Amy about his strategic focus on building digital engagement with fans. In this episode of the Hacker Noon Podcast: Connect with AUDL: @theAUDL...


They Can’t Stop All Of Us!!

Do Aliens exist? πŸ‘½ Limarc Ambalina, David Smooke, and Amy Tom talk about storming area 51 and the Pentagon's upcoming UFO report, El Salvador's adoption of Bitcoin, and the return to the office. πŸ€ͺ This Week On Planet Internet 🎧 πŸ—’οΈ SHOW NOTES: Anne Helen Petersen Watson


Using Feature Flags For Testing In Production

Amy Tom talks to Yoz Grahame, a Solutions Architect at LaunchDarkly about feature flags. 🏴 Yoz has worn many hats in his tech career - from programming to movie production to developer advocacy - he seems like he's done it all! Yoz talks about his career and how he ended up at LaunchDarkly. Amy gets curious about feature flags and how they work. πŸ€“ In this episode of The Hacker Noon Podcast: Connect with Yoz and LaunchDarkly @yoz@LaunchDarkly...


Managing Databases on Kubernetes with Anil Kumar

Amy Tom talks to Anil Kumar, the Product Manager at Couchbase, about becoming a Product Manager, writing his book: Couchbase on Kubernetes, and creating a multi-cloud strategy. 😁 This week on The Hacker Noon Podcast: Follow Anil Kumar and Couchbase: @anilkumar1129 Shownotes: READ HACKERNOON.COM πŸ€–


Is Rainbowification Controversial?

Happy Pride Month, Hackers! πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Amy Tom, Linh Dao Smooke, and Kien Dao have a thoughtful conversation about LGBTQ+ culture in the tech industry and intersectional discrimination in the workplace. They also discuss WWDC 2021, the iOS 14.6 privacy update, and security news. πŸ–€πŸ€πŸ€Ž This Week On Planet Internet, Amy and the Daos get into: πŸ—’οΈ SHOW...


Should Indie Game Devs Print Physical Copies? | Interview with Quest Arrest Dev

Limarc Ambalina talks to John Roo, the Solo Indie Game developer behind Quest Arrest, an RPG detective game developed for the Nintendo Game Boy in 2020. John explains some of the reasons for the game's success and his decision to print physical cartridges for a Nintendo system discontinued in 2003. In this episode, John and Limarc discuss: Follow John Roo and The Retro Room: The Retro Room Roo Podcast Promotion: Top 3 Quotes from the Show Learn about #indiegame development and making...