Looking to get into working with design or looking to level up your design skills? It can be rough out there to go it along. We're joined by design advocate and organizer of Figma Africa to learn more about the value of being part of a design community.
Working in tech can be hard, but for folks just starting out the challenges are often compounded. How do you build a network? What advice can you trust? Keziyah Lewis joins us to talk about the challenges of being a junior technologist and the community she built to help them out. Check out juniorsintech.com to learn more
VM Brasseur is an international keynote speaker, renowned technologist and author of the newly released 'Forge Your Future With Open Source' joins us to talk about how open source can help you grow and grow into your career.
After a long holiday break, we're joined by Michelle Glauser to talk about her project to take involved, ethically responsible steps to help women and nonbinary folks in the bay area move into software engineering roles. Techtonica offers six month, full time engineering apprenticeships to low income learners with a living stipend and laptop provided. We'll hear about what they've accomplished, what's next and how you can help.
Ben Halpern knows a lot about founding and growing online communities responsibly. He joins us to share his knowledge and experience from turning a popular Twitter handle into the Dev.to online community platform.
For most open source projects to survive and thrive it takes contributions beyond just code. SRE, emoji maven and keeper of many hats Katie McLaughlin joins us to share how you can make acknowledgement of contributions part of your workflow. We also talk party parrots, emoji politics and ghosts in your machine.
Algorithms are used across the American justice system as sentencing aids. As an undergraduate at Harvard Priscilla Guo examined the use of these algorithms, making stunning findings on their makeup and use.
Finding angel investment can be a mission for early stage startups. But what should you do if you want to be one of the investors? Karla Fraguada joins us to give tips on getting into angel investment and how to best pitch your project to angels. She also offers a guided tour of the Pipeline Angels program, designed to help women and femme nonbinary folks enter angel investment.
Humans have the will and desire for far space flight. But our fragile, fleshy bodies need technology to help us survive the journey. Rochelle Velho Academic Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine moonlights as a researcher into the medical technology we'll need to bring with us for the journey to Mars.
Web developer Katie Fenn joins us to look at how remote working is structured across the team bringing npm to the world. We discuss what you need to be a successful remote worker and what employers need to provide for great remote working experiences.
Operation Code is a nonprofit focused on helping veterans and military spouses transition into meaningful work in technology. Conrad Hollomon joins us to talk about the program, it's challenges and to look at ways the tech industry could better reach out to this pool of valuable talent.
Web animation specialist Rachel Nabors joins us to talk about the rules for getting started with animation for the web and sneaks in some valuable tips on international relocation, picked up through her recent move to Amsterdam.