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New podcast every Friday! We cover what's fresh and new in open source. Sign up for our nightly and weekly emails. Open source moves fast. Keep up. Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.

New podcast every Friday! We cover what's fresh and new in open source. Sign up for our nightly and weekly emails. Open source moves fast. Keep up. Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.
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New podcast every Friday! We cover what's fresh and new in open source. Sign up for our nightly and weekly emails. Open source moves fast. Keep up. Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.




277: The Story of Visual Studio Code with Julia Liuson, Chris Dias, andn PJ Meyer

We're back in NYC at Microsoft Connect(); talking about the backstory of Visual Studio Code with Julia Liuson (Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio), Chris Dias (Principal Program Manager of Visual Studio and .NET), and PJ Meyer (Product Manager). We talk about the beginnings of the Visual Studio product line, how Microsoft missed the internet, how the community is judging Microsoft and looking at them with a very old lense, how Visual Studio Code evolved from leasons learned with...

Duration: 01:17:18

276: The Cloud Native Computing Foundation with Dan Kohn

Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, joined the show to talk about what it means to be Cloud Native, the ins and outs of Dan's role to the foundation, how they make money to sustain things, membership, the support they give to open source projects, the home they've given to Kubernetes, Prometheus and many other projects that have become the defacto projects to build cloud native applications on. Sponsors CircleCILinodeOur cloud server of...

Duration: 01:20:41

275: The History of GNOME, Mono, and Xamarin with Miguel de Icaza

We talked with Miguel de Icaza last week at Microsoft Connect(); in New York City. Miguel gave us the backstory on how he's been competing with Microsoft for most of his developer career, and he shares the history of GNOME, Mono, and Xamarin — and what led him to now work at Microsoft. Sponsors CircleCIDigitalOceanGitLabToptal Featuring TwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes and Links Miguel is the creator of Gnome (a desktop environment for GNU/Linux), Mono...

Duration: 00:48:59

274: Faktory and The Future of Background Jobs with Mike Perham

Mike Perham is back for his 4th appearance to talk about his new project Faktory, a new background job system that's aiming to bring the best practices developed over the last five years in Sidekiq to every programming language. We catch up with Mike on the continued success and model of Sidekiq, the future of background jobs, his thoughts on RocksDB in Faktory vs BoltDB, Redis, or SQLite, how he plans to support Sidekiq for the next 10 years, and his thoughts on Faktory being a SaaS...

Duration: 01:17:59

273: Data Science at OSCON with Vida Williams and Michelle Casbon

On this show we're going back into the archives to conversations we had around data science at OSCON 2017. We talked with Vida Williams (Data Scientist) and Michelle Casbon (Director of Data Science at Qordoba) about the social impact of open data, personal data and transparency, privacy, the big data problem of public surveillance, electronic fingerprinting, the rift between data scientists and computer scientists, neuro-linguistic programming, machine learning, and...

Duration: 00:37:17

272: Functional CSS and Tachyons with Adam Morse

Adam Morse joined the show to talk about Functional CSS and his project Tachyons - a CSS Toolkit that lets you quickly build and design new UI without writing CSS. We talk about Scalable CSS, the difference between "Atomic", "OOCSS", "BEM" and others, semantic class names, and where we go from here. Sponsors Auth0DigitalOceanGoCDToptal Featuring TwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes and Links Scalable CSStachyons-css/tachyons on GitHubTACHYONS - CSS...

Duration: 01:11:15

271: My Roadmap to Become a Blockchain Engineer with Preethi Kasireddy

Preethi Kasireddy, a self-employed blockchain and smart contract Engineer, joined the show to talk about why she left the best job in the world at Andreessen Horowitz on the deal team, how she got entrepreneurship envy, the roadmap she laid out in 2015 and where she's at today as an engineer, her excitement for blockchain-based technologies, and why blockchains don't scale. Sponsors CircleCILinodeOur cloud server of choice.Toptal...

Duration: 01:04:10

270: Rails as a Day Job, Diesel on the Side with Sean Griffin

Sean Griffin joins the show to talk about doing Rails full-time, his love of Rust. and his project Diesel - a safe, extensible ORM and query builder for Rust. We discuss Sean’s path to working full-time on Rails, what he works on specifically, why Rust, why Diesel, and how much of Diesel’s design and featureset is a product of his experience with ActiveRecord and Rails. Sponsors LinodeOur cloud server of choice.GoCDToptalFastlyOur bandwidth partner....

Duration: 01:16:00

269: Bisq, the Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange with Chris Beams

Chris Beams joins the show to talk about Bisq, the P2P decentralized Bitcoin exchange and open-source desktop application that allows you to buy and sell bitcoins in exchange for national currencies, or alternative crypto currencies. We get some background on the issues faced by crypto exchanges like CoinBase, and the now defunkt Mt. Gox. We discuss whether or not Bitcoin is a censorship resistant payment system and what it means to have anonymous transaction currency options. Bisq also...

Duration: 01:49:58

268: Operação Serenata de Amor (Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Government Corruption 😱)

Eduardo Cuducos joined the show to talk about Operação Serenata de Amor an Artificial Intelligence and Data Science project that aims to inform the general public about government corruption and spending. We talked about how this artificial intelligence project analyzes claims for reimbursement from congresspeople to determine illegal probability, how it monitors government spending, the technology behind it, and how other governments might be able to follow this...

Duration: 01:03:34

267: Functional Programming with Eric Normand

Eric Normand joined the show to talk about Functional Programming. We talked about FP vs OOP vs Imperative, why FP is popular again, the advantages and disadvantages of Functional Programming, and teaching Functional Programming concepts. Sponsors CircleCIDigitalOceanToptal Featuring TwitterGitHubTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes and Links Learn Functional Programming on your scheduleCan I do FP in my language?Functional programmingLambda CalculusMaxima and Minima

Duration: 00:59:36

266: The Future of RethinkDB with Mike Glukhovsky

Mike Glukhovsky joined the show to talk about the future of RethinkDB. Mike was a co-founder of RethinkDB along-side Slava Akhmechet. RethinkDB shutdown a year ago officially on October 5, 2016 — and today we're talking through all the details with Mike. The shutdown, getting purchased by the CNCF, relicensing, buying back their IP and source code, community and governance, and some specific features that Mike and the rest of the community are excited about. Sponsors CircleCIBugsnagfree...

Duration: 01:10:02

265: The Kotlin Programming Language with Dmitry Jemerov

Dmitry Jemerov joined the show to talk about Kotlin - a language created by JetBrains that's designed to be an industrial-strength object-oriented language, and a "better language" than Java. We asked Dmitry "Why invent a new language?", talked through Google announcing official Android support, covered some of Kotlin's characteristics, Kotlin vs Swift, and more. Sponsors HiredDigitalOceanCircleCI Featuring TwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes and...

Duration: 00:53:40

264: Automating GitHub with Probot featuring Brandon Keepers and Bex Warner

We talk with Brandon Keepers and Bex Warner about GitHub's Probot — GitHub Apps to automate and improve your workflows. You can use pre-built apps or easily build and share your own. Sponsors Bugsnagfree for 60 daysCircleCI Featuring TwitterGitHubTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes and Links ProbotGitHub Apps docsWeb UI Discussion #262Probot best practicesGitHub Marketplace

Duration: 01:11:04

263: Conversations About Sustaining Open Source at Sustain 2017

This episode features conversations from Sustain 2017 at GitHub HQ with Richard Littauer, Karthik Ram, Andrea Goulet, and Scott Ford. Sustain was a one day conversation for open source software sustainers to share stories, resources, and ways forward to sustain open source. Sponsors HiredBugsnagfree for 60 daysCircleCILinodeOur cloud server of choice. Featuring TwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsiteTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes...

Duration: 00:55:24

262: Community, Building Remote-first Teams, and Web Performance Inclusivity with Karolina Szczur

Karolina Szczur joined the show to talk about community building, building remote-first teams, the hiring process in tech, product development, and the inclusivity factor of web performance. Sponsors HiredGoCDLinodeOur cloud server of choice.FastlyOur bandwidth partner. Featuring TwitterGitHubTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes and Links Houston Flood Relief FundBayou City Relief About Karolina SzczurBuilding remote-first teamsHow to write a successful conference proposalCSSConf and JSConf...

Duration: 01:27:42

261: Building an Artificial Pancreas With Elixir and Nerves With Tim Mecklem

We talked with Tim Mecklem about building an artificial Pancreas with Elixir and Nerves to help those with Type 1 Diabetes who want to "loop" — a process which involves monitoring glucose levels, predicting where a person's glucose levels are heading, then delivering insulin based on that prediction. Tim is a Developer at Gaslight in Cincinnati where he builds software solutions with Ruby and Elixir, and he's a member of the Nerves Core team. Sponsors ElixirConf 2017September 5-8 in...

Duration: 01:05:00

260: You Are Not Google/Amazon/LinkedIn with Ozan Onay

If you find yourself chasing shiny objects and squirrels all time, you should 💯 listen to this episode featuring Ozan Onay (President of Bradfield School of Computer Science) where we discuss his recent blog post entitled You Are Not Google which was the #1 link in Changelog Weekly - Issue #159. This show is full of wisdom and advice for every developer out there. Sponsors GoCDDatadogStart your free trial, install the agent, and get a free t-shirt!Bugsnagfree for 60 days...

Duration: 00:49:04

259: ANTHOLOGY — The Future of Open Source at OSCON 2017

This is an anthology episode from OSCON 2017 featuring awesome conversations with Kelsey Hightower (OSCON Co-Chair and Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform), Safia Abdalla (Open Source Developer and Creator of Zarf), and Mike McQuaid and Nadia Eghbal (GitHub Open Source Programs). Sponsors ElixirConf 2017September 5-8 in Bellevue, WACircleCIDatadogStart your free trial, install the agent, and get a free t-shirt!Hired...

Duration: 00:56:43

258: 10 Years of RabbitMQ with Karl Nilsson & Michael Klishin

We are thrilled to produce this show to honor RabbitMQ’s 10th anniversary. Karl Nilsson and Michael Klishin joined the show to talk through 10 years of RabbitMQ — one of the most widely deployed open source message brokers with more than 35,000 production deployments worldwide. Sponsors ElixirConf 2017September 5-8 in Bellevue, WACircleCIHiredSentryGet 30 days free Featuring TwitterGitHubTwitterGitHubTwitterGitHubWebsite Notes and Links RabbitMQ Server on GitHubHow Elixir...

Duration: 01:13:08

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