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Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices. Talk and Tech for Developers, Life-long Learners, and Technologists.

Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices. Talk and Tech for Developers, Life-long Learners, and Technologists.

Location:

Forest Grove, OR

Description:

Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices. Talk and Tech for Developers, Life-long Learners, and Technologists.

Twitter:

@shanselman

Language:

English

Contact:

5038802486


Episodes

Bringing Medical products to market safely with Emily Gorcenski

4/9/2020
Emily Gorcenski is an American data scientist who has run trials for medical device software. We are living in an interesting time and facing a medical device shortage. Emily talks to Scott about how medical device regulation works as well the barriers and challenges. What kinds of medical devices exist and how are they categorized? How can we as technologists help in the current crisis? THERAC-25 reportFDA Medical Device databasesFDA Guidance on 3D printed medical devicesElon Musk on...

Duration:00:29:23

LEGO Education SPIKE Prime with firmware engineer Ralph Hempel

4/3/2020
Ralph Hempel leads the firmware development team here at LEGO, working together with the electronics, mechanics, and front end teams to build products such as Boost, StarWARS Boost, the CITY Train, App Controlled Batmobile, and of course all the new App Controlled Technic products. He's been writing embedded firmware for 35 years, and have written new firmware for every LEGO MINDSTORMS brick since the RCX. He talks to Scott about the new LEGO Education SPIKE Prime Set! Spike is the go-to...

Duration:00:31:04

Embodying a disembodied AI with Chris Conner, Altered Carbon's Poe

3/26/2020
Chris Conner is a stage and screen actor who can currently be seen as Poe in Netflix's SciFi series Altered Carbon. Poe is a artificial intelligence the likes of which hasn't been seen on screen before. He is kind, curious, powerful, but gentle. He is a fixer who is broken. Why did Chris Conner explore the complete works of Edgar Allen Poe to better understand how to play a near-immortal AI? Scott and Chris sit down and explore Chris's process. https://twitter.com/ImCConner

Duration:00:32:39

Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Tech Industry with Jen Akullian, PhD

3/19/2020
Are we hearing about depression and anxiety more because we have social media, or is social media exacerbating more mental health issues. Scott talks to psychologist Jennifer Akullian, PhD from the Growth Coaching Institute about how she coaches tech professionals through these challenges in our hyper-connected world. Jen's work focuses on de-stigmatizing mental health, addressing the disabling impact of industry stress and burnout, and helping to improve individual and organizational...

Duration:00:33:01

On empowerment with social entrepreneur Aisha Addo

3/12/2020
Today we talk with social entrepreneur Aisha Addo on what empowerment means to her. Aisha runs a Foundation from Canada that aims to empower girls in both Canada and her native Ghana. She also has a ride-share platform for women called DriveHER http://aishaaddo.comhttp://driveher.cahttp://powertogirls.com

Duration:00:32:15

The Joy of making with LEGO Master and Cosplaying Engineer Amie DD

3/5/2020
Amie is a maker of things. Her background is in Game Programming and Simulation and she started her career at Marvel Studios, working on Captain America and X-Men Destiny. She later transitioned to Research and Development for development work on the Xbox and Playstation. She also plays with LEGO and was recently on FOX's LEGO Masters show. She is also an acive 3D printer and cosplayer. She talks to Scott about all she pulls all this cross disciplinary knowledge into a life fueled with...

Duration:00:32:59

Pathways to Data Science with Sri Megha Vujjini

2/27/2020
Originally interested in telecommunications engineering, Megha moved toward data science after working with robotics. Now, she's a data scientist during the day, and she volunteers to help youth in Chicago get started on similar paths. She and Scott discuss how others can get involved in this emerging field and why it's important to make tech careers more accessible to everyone! Saggezza

Duration:00:28:20

Agile Project Management for Families with Yvonne Marcus

2/20/2020
Agile and Scrum and Kanban, oh my! What if we take the techniques we've learned from years of project management and apply that to our homes and families? Scott talks with Agile Parent and Home Systems Strategist Yvonne Marcus about how she brought Agile home. https://www.yvonnemarcus.com/

Duration:00:31:17

Surviving as a remote tech employee with Jayson J. Phillips

2/13/2020
Jayson has been working remotely managing both teams and projects for a number of years. Scott's been remote for over 13 years. They sit down and talk about their favorite best practices as remote employees. What are some "life hacks" that we can use to be effective as remotes? Jayson's Remote Worker Twitter Thread

Duration:00:32:19

Saving Blade Runner with ScummVM's Eugene Sandulenko

2/6/2020
For years ScummVM has allowed us all to play classic point-and-click adventure games by providing a runtime for the original data files. Most recently the classic "Blade Runner" was rescued after a herculean effort by the ScummVM team and is now available for purchase on GOG.com. Scott talks to Eugene Sandulenko about why ScummVM is NOT an emulator, how it works, and why it's so important. Download Blade Runner (1997) from GOGhttps://www.scummvm.org/

Duration:00:34:13

Building a CPU from Scratch with Ben Eater

1/30/2020
Ben Eater is currently creating educational videos for my YouTube channel and exploring ways to maximize human potential through education online. He's recently become well known for creating an 8-bit CPU from scratch as well as a series on building a 6502 computer on a breadboard. https://eater.net/

Duration:00:34:48

Visualizing Math with Freya Holmér

1/23/2020
Freya Holmér makes educational math visualizations, does live game development on Twitch, as well as creates videos and Unity tools! She's been in the games industry for 10 years, working on things like Shader Forge, a node-based shader editor for Unity, and Budget Cuts, a VR stealth game made at Neat Corp. She talks to Scott about her love of math and making math accessible using a number of custom visualization tools. Math for Game Dev - An Improvised Live CourseVisual Guide to RadiansLow...

Duration:00:35:16

Myself: It's not weird at all

1/16/2020
This episode wasn't supposed to be an episode! I was invited by Jeff Fritz of Twitch fame to talk to his community team of Live Coders on Discord. They recorded it, and mentioned several times that it was useful content! So, why not try something new and make this an episode! Let me know on Twitter if you find my views on community, productivity, and life useful to you!

Duration:00:53:06

Dapr Distributed Application Runtime with Azure CTO Mark Russinovich

1/9/2020
Dapr is a an event-driven, portable runtime for building microservices on cloud and edge. In this episode Scott talks to Azure CTO Mark Russinovich about what this means and why you should care? What are the responsibilities of a microservice, and what should YOU worry about and what a responsibilities better delegated to an open source project like Dapr? https://dapr.io/

Duration:00:33:08

Brain Science and Programmers with Dr. Mireille Reece

1/2/2020
Dr Mireille Reece is the co-host of the ChangeLog podcast Brain Science and in this episode she sits down with Scott to talk about creativity, staying in your flow, mental health, the power of perspective, and how relationships drive the WE in our workplace! https://changelog.com/brainscience

Duration:00:32:53

Being a Complete Engineer and Bryan Liles' Rules to Life

12/26/2019
Bryan Liles talks about his Rules to Life and how attitude, structure and personal guidelines have enabled Bryan to level up and manage his anxiety. Bryan's also working on a new open source project called Octant that allows you to move effectively manage your Kubernetes infrastructure. All this, plus Goodie Mob!

Duration:00:30:36

Modern Infrastructure as Code with Pulumi's Joe Duffy

12/19/2019
Pulumi promises two things "Declare cloud infrastructure using real languages, and enable developers and operators to work better together." Scott talks to Joe Duffy about the goals behind Pulumi and how it relates to other attempts over the years. Do we hide the cloud or bring it front and center? Can YOU deploy your apps and infrastructure easily on any cloud? https://www.pulumi.com

Duration:00:33:40

Building a culture of accessibility from step zero with Ayesha Mazumdar

12/12/2019
Ayesha Mazumdar is a Senior UX Engineer at Optimizely and works to enable everyone to access the web no matter their ability. How does one build a culture at their company that values accessibility from the beginning? Where does a11y factor in when creating design systems, and later component libraries. How much ARIA is enough...or too much? FableAccess WorksCordelia Dillon's Accessibility Bake OffW3's Keyboard Interaction guidelines videoslides

Duration:00:33:56

Rust: A language for the next 40 years with Carol Nichols

12/5/2019
Learn what makes the programming language Rust a unique technology, such as the memory safety guarantees that enable more people to write performant systems-level code. Scott talks to Rust core contributor Carol Nichols about what she's so excited about Rust and the future.

Duration:00:32:02

Career Karma's Ruben Harris on engineering bootcamp success

11/28/2019
Success in engineering often means you need to engineer success. Career Karma's Ruben Harris and his partners believe they have the formula and they've bottled it into the Career Karma app and community. You can find your squad, get the motivation you need, and make your bootcamp experience successful. He talks to Scott about common misconceptions about bootcamps and how Career Karma smooths the way. https://careerkarma.com/blog/income-share-agreements/https://breakingintostartups.com/about/

Duration:00:36:31