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The CodeNewbie podcast was born from CodeNewbie, an organization which fosters a supportive, international community of people learning to code. Each season, host Saron Yitbarek delivers stories and interviews from people of diverse backgrounds and expertise about their coding journeys, as well as beginner friendly discussions about the tech you should know about.

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S26:E4 - The Ins and Outs of LinkedIn (Laura Thorson)

November 22, 2023 08:00 - 47 minutes - 86.1 MB

Saron chats with Laura Thorson, Program Manager at GitHub. Laura talks about how she was always interested in singing, dancing and music growing up which led her to UCLA on a scholarship to play the oboe. She tells us about her experience at UCLA and her decision to go to a coding bootcamp after graduation as opposed to searching for a job with her English Lit degree. Laura then describes the jobs she landed after bootcamp at Salesforce, Twitter, Meta and now GitHub and how LinkedIn played a ...

S26:E3 - Learning to Code with a Full-Time Job (Beau Carnes)

November 15, 2023 08:00 - 41 minutes - 75.2 MB

In this week’s episode, Saron chats with Beau Carnes, Director of Technology Education at freeCodeCamp. Beau shares insights into his career trajectory, which began in television and digital media production. After gaining initial experience in this industry, he transitioned to work in education as a teacher. Beau speaks on his experiences within both these professions and speaks on his decision to venture into technology, establishing himself as a proficient software developer. During this c...

S26:E2 - Freelancing While Homeschooling (Sarah Greer)

November 08, 2023 08:00 - 44 minutes - 80.7 MB

In this episode, Saron chats with Lead Web Developer, Sarah Greer. Sarah talks about her coding journey and how she juggled her passion for coding through freelancing while homeschooling her children. Sarah talks about why it was so important to her to learn to code and to have a career outside of having the title of “mom”. She also shares her experience going from freelancing to working full-time and the reasoning behind the switch. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) CSS HTML...

S26:E1 - Make Your Accomplishments Visible (Camille Eddy)

November 01, 2023 07:00 - 49 minutes - 91.4 MB

This week, Saron talks with Camille Eddy, Technical Product Manager. Camille talks about her life growing up as a Pastor’s child, how she started and grew her business, and when she first found her passion for tech. Camille also shares her experience overcoming a fear of public speaking, and why it enabled her not only to travel the world but also land internships at companies like Google X, NVIDIA, and HP Labs all before graduating. Saron also talks to Camille about when she was asked to int...

S25:E8 - Empowering Developers of All Abilities (Judith Lung)

October 04, 2023 07:00 - 34 minutes - 63.6 MB

Saron chats with Judith Lung, Software Engineer at LinkedIn. Judith shares how she found herself in tech after initially getting her masters in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Judith talks about her experience learning to code as someone who is blind and the changes she aims to make in the tech space to aid in the progression of tech accessibility. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Judith's GitHub Judith's LinkedIn edX Edge freeCodeCamp Assistive Technol...

S25:E7 - Overcoming Fears and Pursuing Passions (Stefi Rosca)

September 27, 2023 07:00 - 45 minutes - 82.6 MB

Saron chats with Stefi Rosca, Frontend Engineer at Typeform. Stefi talks about their path to breaking into tech in their later twenties after having a fulfilling career in marketing. They also talk about the communities they joined to help motivate and encourage them along the way and how they leveled up in the tech space. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Stefi's Website Stefi's GitHub Stefi's LinkedIn Stefi's X Account The Recurse Center Codebar freeCodeCamp C

S25:E6 - Big Tech: What They Say vs. What They Mean (Rachel Lee Nabors)

September 20, 2023 07:00 - 47 minutes - 87.7 MB

Saron sits down with Rachel Nabors again. They talk about what Rachel has been up to since they were last on the show in 2017, the inside scoop of Big Tech, and Rachel’s experience working for organizations such as Meta, Amazon, and Microsoft. You’ll also hear why Rachel has decided their next chapter will be at a startup and what they are hoping for in their future. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) See Rachel at React Brussels (Oct 13) See Rachel at React JS Day, Verona (Oc...

S25:E5 - Mastering Leadership (Brian Jenney)

September 13, 2023 07:00 - 43 minutes - 83 Bytes

In this episode, Saron sits down with Brian Jenney, Senior Software Engineering Manager at Clorox. Saron talks to Brian about his struggles with addiction, how he changed his life and turned a new leaf with coding and sobriety, and how his go-getter personality has served him well and continues to play a role in his current success. They also talk about what being a leader looks like and the ways in which you can become a leader regardless of the challenges life throws at you. Show Links Code...

S25:E4 - Diversity Dialogues in Tech (Ale Thomas)

September 06, 2023 07:00 - 44 minutes - 81.2 MB

Saron talks to Ale Thomas, Developer Advocate and Web Developer at Kubeshop | Mixed Change. Ale talks about growing up in Mexico and learning to code on her own. She walks us through her career history and how she paved her way into tech without a CS degree. She highlights how mentors played a critical role in her coding journey and how important finding those mentors and a community is. Finally, Ale shares her thoughts on what inclusivity in tech means to her and the work she is doing to mak...

S25:E3 - Self-Taught Coding Stories of a Former Lab Scientist (Vanessa Vun)

August 30, 2023 07:00 - 39 minutes - 72.1 MB

Join us as we sit down with Vanessa Vun, Frontend Engineer at SciShield. Vanessa talks about how she first built a computer when she was in middle school but ended up taking a different path for her studies and found herself back in tech after working as a Clinical Lab Scientist for 10 years. Vanessa shares how she gained her technical experience to put herself in the best position when applying for jobs, along with tips on how others could learn from her journey. Show Links Code Comments (s...

S25:E2 - The Journey from a Bootcamp to a FAANG (Alex Lee)

August 23, 2023 07:00 - 44 minutes - 81.2 MB

Meet Alex Lee, Frontend Engineer at Amazon. In this episode, we learn why Alex pivoted away from Mechanical Engineering and we follow his journey of transformation, opting to learn to code through a bootcamp over multiple law school offers. Alex also talks about his passion as a dedicated career coach and we learn more about Alex who not only excels in the realm of cutting-edge technology but also empowers others to navigate their career paths with confidence. Show Links Code Comments (sponso...

S25:E1 - Pivoting to Tech from Biomedical Science (Marley Anthony)

August 16, 2023 07:00 - 37 minutes - 69.2 MB

In the kickoff episode to Season 25, Saron talks to Marley Anthony, Software Engineer at Bench Accounting. Marley talks about his career pivot from studying biomedical sciences to getting into tech. He unravels his strategies and tactics to secure his first internship, the pivotal steps he took to transition into his current role, and the significance of laying a solid foundation of knowledge early in his career. Tune in to gain valuable perspectives on strategies for landing that all-importa...

S24:E8 - A Model's Journey to Software Development (Madison Kanna)

June 28, 2023 07:00 - 45 minutes - 82.4 MB

Saron talks to Madison Kanna, Senior Software Engineer, Health and Wellness at Walmart. Saron talks to Madison about finding the inspiration to transition from being a model to becoming a skilled developer. Madison talks about the experiences, challenges, and moments that sparked her interest in development. Listeners will gain insights into the tools and resources she utilized to hone her coding skills when first embarking on this new path. Madison also highlights the importance of seeking m...

S24:E7 - Navigating Layoffs with Intention (Natalie Davis)

June 21, 2023 07:00 - 52 minutes - 95.6 MB

Today, Saron sits down with Natalie Davis, who shares her experience pursuing software engineering after climbing the ladder in the retail industry for 15 years. In their conversation, Natalie talks about what she has learned navigating the tech industry, how she's navigated layoffs, and why she has grown to be more selective and intentional with prospective new opportunities. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Mark Thompson Cassidy Williams Developer Advocate 2FA Natalie Davi...

S24:E6 - Surviving Cancer, Building Code, Thriving in Tech (Stacey Graham)

June 14, 2023 07:00 - 35 minutes - 65.8 MB

Saron sits down with Stacey Graham, Software Engineer at a fintech company. Stacey grew up curious about computers since being introduced to them in the 7th grade. Although she didn't take the full plunge into code immediately, she constantly provided technical support in her previous roles. Hear Stacey talk more about her experience navigating her career transition while battling health troubles, how you can level up and network in the tech community, and where to look for communities while ...

S24:E5 - Balancing Parenthood and Programming (Phoebe Voong-Fadel)

June 07, 2023 07:00 - 27 minutes - 50.8 MB

Today, Saron talks with Phoebe Voong-Fadel, a self-taught Frontend Developer at the National Foundation for Educational Research. After having transitioned from a successful 14-year career in Higher Education in 2017, Phoebe made the courageous decision to pursue coding full-time while balancing the responsibilities of being a mother to her two children. Along with learning about her experience balancing learning to code and being a mom we talk to Phoebe about her passions that extend beyond ...

S24:E4 - From Occupational Therapy to Code (Africa Mincey)

May 31, 2023 07:00 - 35 minutes - 65.1 MB

Saron talks with Africa, a former Occupational Therapist specializing in virtual therapy and assistive technology. Saron and Africa talk about transitioning from Occupational Therapy to working as an Accessibility Engineer testing government software and teaching developers how to build more inclusive web applications. Africa also talks about her journey teaching herself how to code, what stretches are useful for Software Engineers, and how important coffee chats and networking are. Be sure t...

S24:E3 - Building Products for Everyone (Daniel Devesa Derksen-Staats)

May 24, 2023 07:00 - 39 minutes - 72.6 MB

Saron talks to Senior Accessibility iOS Engineer at Spotify, Daniel Devesa Derksen-Staats. Daniel talks all about accessibility and specifically delves in on how he got interested in the field, examples of how to make code more accessible, and how others listening can add accessibility to their tool kit of coding skills. Author of the “Developing Accessible iOS Apps” book, he keeps himself busy by writing a daily tweet about accessibility and iOS with the hashtag #365DaysIOSAccessibility. Sho...

S24:E2 - Understanding and Supporting Neurodivergence in Tech (Frankie Nicoletti)

May 17, 2023 07:00 - 46 minutes - 85.2 MB

Saron sits down again with Frankie Nicoletti who we heard from in Season 23. This time Saron and Frankie talk about neurodivergence. They talk about what neurodivergence is, how listening to people's needs and making accommodations to allow people to do their best work is and will always be good for everyone, not just those who are neurodivergent, and the benefits of being neurodivergent. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want Unmasking...

S24:E1 - From Customer Service to Code (Tae'lur Alexis)

May 10, 2023 07:00 - 36 minutes - 66.4 MB

Tae’lur Alexis is a self taught software developer, application security enthusiast and content creator. Her mission is to help people with non traditional backgrounds break into tech. Tae'lur sits down with Saron to talk about her coding journey going from fast food to tech and the habits and tips she has learned to get to where she is today. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Tae'lur's Talk at BSides Baltimore 2023 Beer & Chocolate Delivery App The Pomodoro Technique freeCod...

S23:E8 - Empowering the Next Generation of Black Tech Talent (Pariss Chandler)

April 12, 2023 07:00 - 32 minutes - 59.1 MB

For our Season 23 Finale, Saron talks to Pariss Chandler, Software Engineer turned Founder & CEO of Black Tech Pipeline. You may have heard of her before, as she was the mobilizer behind the hashtag, movement, and community #BlackTechTwitter. Pariss talks about getting into tech, being in tech at ad agencies and a beauty company, and how life changed after just one tweet. Pariss also talks about Black Tech Pipeline, the company Pariss started after seeing a lack of Black programmers in tech a...

S23:E7 - How a Single Mom in a Shelter Became a Successful Software Developer (Brittney Ball)

March 29, 2023 07:00 - 41 minutes - 76 MB

Saron sits down with Brittney Ball, Documentation Engineer at Meta. Brittney shares her experience going from being a homeless single mom living in a shelter to a Software Engineer. She talks about her journey to get to where she is today, the role a viral tweet played in kick-starting her coding journey, tips for those who are self-taught to stand out when job searching, and what a Documentation Engineer is. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Brittney Ball Blog Documentation ...

S23:E6 - From Site Reliability Engineer to Principal Software Engineer (Alice Goldfuss)

March 22, 2023 07:00 - 42 minutes - 77.7 MB

Today, Saron talks with Alice Goldfuss, Principal Software Engineer and Systems Programmer specializing in building resilient distributed systems at scale. Alice delivered industry-impacting talks on container platforms, infrastructure operations, and organizational best practices, as well as written on the SRE field, kernel crashes, and personal security. We hear about her coding journey and learn all about her take on various programs and the tech world as a whole. Show Links Code Comments...

S23:E5 - Going from Ministry to Tech (Kyle Shevlin)

March 15, 2023 07:00 - 32 minutes - 60.2 MB

In this episode we sit down with Kyle Shevlin from Virta Health, who talks to us about his journey from ministry into tech. Kyle is a senior software engineer (JavaScript, React, and more) who spends his free time golfing, woodworking and playing video games. Hear as he describes his experience with ADHD in the workplace. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Justice Sensitivity ADHD jQuery From Pastor to Programmer

S23:E4 - Practical A/B Testing (Leemay Nassery)

March 08, 2023 08:00 - 30 minutes - 56.3 MB

In this episode we sit down with Leemay Nassery who talks to us about all things A/B testing. Leemay is a Senior Engineer Manager at Spotify who is passionate about tying engineering to business and user impact while keeping her team's career growth at the forefront. If you have ever been interested in learning more about A/B testing or have been confused about what exactly A/B testing might be, this episode is for you. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Practical A/B Testing

S23:E3 - Saying Yes to Opportunities (Frankie Nicoletti)

March 01, 2023 08:00 - 42 minutes - 77 MB

In this episode we talk to Frankie Nicoletti, VP of Engineering at SoLo Funds. We learn how throughout their career Frankie has always said yes to opportunities that came their way and it has made all the difference. Tune in to find out about what saying yes looks like and how to best look for and apply to jobs when you're a new bootcamp grad. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Hackathon Go Diversify Tech Veri Kunche Hack Reactor

S23:E2 - Having a Growth Mindset (Tanya Reilly)

February 22, 2023 08:00 - 38 minutes - 70.8 MB

This week we talk to Tanya Reilly, Senior Principal Engineer at Squarespace, about having a growth mindset. Having a growth mindset includes recognizing our limitations and challenging ourselves to learn at any stage of our coding journey. We also talked about interviewing and advocating for ourselves. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) The Staff Engineer's Path Growth Mindset and Code System Design Linux Memoization Graph Traversal Project Euler Stanford Computer Science Plat...

S23:E1 - Psychological Safety in Tech (Taylor Poindexter)

February 15, 2023 08:00 - 35 minutes - 65.4 MB

Welcome back to Season 23 of the CodeNewbie Podcast! We sit down and talk to Taylor Poindexter, co-founder of Black Code Collective, an organization that strives to create a safe space for software engineers to thrive. She is also an Engineering Manager at Spotify. In her downtime you can find her adventuring, tweeting about tech, and creating whiskey videos for Instagram. She talks to us about her coding experience, the importance of taking breaks and what psychological safety in the work...

S22:E9 - Coding Bootcamps & Coding Journeys (Mark Thompson)

January 04, 2023 08:00 - 45 minutes - 83.7 MB

Happy New Year! In this final episode of Season 22, Saron speaks with Mark Thompson, Senior Developer Relations Engineer at Google. Mark loves to teach and code. He is an award-winning university instructor and engineer with a passion for creating meaningful learning experiences. Listen as they discuss Mark's interest in code, coding bootcamps and how to manage your career. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Svelte Vue React Angular

S22:E8 - From Opera to Code (Anna McDougall)

December 28, 2022 08:00 - 42 minutes - 77.7 MB

In this episode, Saron talks to Anna McDougall, Director of Product and Engineering for the tech subsidiary of Europe's largest media publisher, Axel Springer National Media & Tech. Anna grew up in Sydney, Australia, and moved to Germany to pursue a career as an opera singer. At 32 she rediscovered her love for code and technology and made the switch to software engineering. She quickly discovered her mix of software and social skills made her perfect for leadership and technical speaking. To...

S22:E7 - Starting out in Open Source (Brian Douglas)

December 21, 2022 08:00 - 45 minutes - 83.2 MB

On today's episode, Saron speaks with Brian Douglas, founder and CEO of Open Sauced, where he works on increasing the knowledge and insights of open-source communities. In the past he’s lead Developer Advocacy at GitHub by fostering a community of early adopters through conversations with the top open source maintainers on GitHub. Hear them discuss how Brain learned to code to start his own company, takeaways from working at startups, open source insights and learning through rejection. Show ...

S22:E6 - Technical writing (Philip Kiely)

December 14, 2022 08:00 - 31 minutes - 58.6 MB

Saron sits down with writer, programmer, and creator, Philip Kiley. Philip is the author of Writing for Software Developers and Life-Changing Email. They discuss how he first got into technical writing while studying abroad in Budapest, what technical writing is, what technical content platforms are out there, why new developers should publish content early in their careers, and more. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Coding TikTok Technical writing GitHub AIT-Budapest Life-C...

S22:E5 - Bonus: How should we handle failure? (Compiler)

December 08, 2022 08:00 - 29 minutes - 54.2 MB

This week we’re bringing a bonus featured episode from Compiler, a show made to simplify tech for tomorrow’s IT leaders, from our friends at Red Hat. Jen Krieger and Dr. Erika Hamden join us on the show to discuss failure, and how approaching it in healthier ways can help individuals learn and grow. Take a listen! Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor)

S22:E4 - Showing up in tech (Jason Lengstorf)

December 07, 2022 08:00 - 45 minutes - 83.9 MB

Joining Saron today is Jason Lengstorf, host of Learn with Jason, where he pair programs with experts from around the community to learn something new in 90 minutes. Jason talks about how he found his way into tech after being in a band, his passion for code and all things Developer Relations. He helps companies form stronger connections with their communities through creative media and special events. Jason also discusses the importance of showing up in tech, and what it really means. Show ...

S22:E3 - Demonstrating curiosity kindly with Matt Newkirk (Matt Newkirk)

November 30, 2022 08:00 - 43 minutes - 78.8 MB

Joining Saron today is Matt Newkirk, Engineering Director at Etsy. Matt talks about his coding journey, his current role at Etsy, leadership tips and advice for people on their coding journey. Matt's found a career in paying forward the help he received along the way, starting as a volunteer MUD developer and finding a path to becoming a director of engineering at Etsy. His engineering efforts cover Quality Engineering, Infrastructure and Operations, with the most value coming from finding im...

S22:E2 - Building the bridge across the tech gap (Michelle Glauser)

November 16, 2022 08:00 - 31 minutes - 516 MB

Joining Saron today is Michelle Glauser, CEO & Founder of Techtonica. Ever since joining the industry as a software engineer, Michelle recognized the glaring lack of diversity within the world of tech, which is why she's dedicated herself to addressing this issue. Techtonica is a nonprofit that provides tuition-free tech training with laptops, living stipends, and job placement or search support to women and non-binary adults with low incomes. Michelle shares insights she's gained through her...

S22:E1 - The new wave of frontend developer tools are on their way (Chris Ferdinandi)

November 09, 2022 08:00 - 34 minutes - 63.5 MB

To welcome back our show for Season 22, we talk with a familiar face to the CodeNewbie Podcast, Chris Ferdinandi. Chris is the author of the Vanilla JS Pocket Guide series and the creator of the Vanilla JS Academy training program. On today's episode, Chris talks about what he's learned since coming on the show in 2020, how he sees the future of frontend development evolving over the next few years, and what tools might help in your next job search. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sp...

S21:E8 - How to get into Web3 development (Nader Dabit)

September 26, 2022 07:00 - 45 minutes - 41.6 MB

In this episode, we talk about how to get into Web3 development, with Nader Dabit, developer relations engineer at Celestia and founder of Developer DAO. Nader talks about how Web3 differs from Web2, when it makes sense to build something as a Web3 app, and what are the tools and concepts a developer needs to know in order to build an app for Web3. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Web3 Developer DAO Celestia WordPress PHP HTML CSS AWS Stack Overflow MetaMask SDK Blockchain ...

S21:E7 - What does it mean to be a part of the software development life cycle (Cliff Craig)

September 19, 2022 07:00 - 41 minutes - 37.7 MB

In this episode, we talk about what it means to be a part of the software development life cycle with Cliff Craig, senior software engineering manager at Samsung. Cliff talks about getting into software engineering over 22 years ago, why it’s important for developers at every level to understand the software development life cycle, and what the major stages of the software development life cycle are. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Intellivision Basic Python Java Scrum Ma...

S21:E6 - What it looks like to be an apprentice engineer at Pinterest (Alison Quaglia)

September 12, 2022 07:00 - 43 minutes - 39.6 MB

In this episode we talk about what being an apprentice engineer is like with Alison Quaglia, software engineer at Pinterest. Alison talks about switching careers into tech, landing an apprentice engineer role at Pinterest, what that apprenticeship looked like, and leveling up at Pinterest to software engineer. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Pinterest Free Code Camp HTML CSS Ruby Rails JavaScript React Redux SQL You Don't Know JS Yet Into the Unknown: Advice for Breaking ...

S21:E5 - What is the Metaverse and what does it look like to build for it (Daniel Liebeskind)

September 05, 2022 07:00 - 44 minutes - 40.4 MB

In this episode, we talk about what is the Metaverse and what does it look like to build for it with Daniel Liebeskind, co-founder and CEO of Topia. Daniel talks about what goes into building something for the web3 space like Topia, where the line between something being a part of the Metaverse and not being a part of the Metaverse is, and what the future of the Metaverse might looks like. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Topia Metaverse QBasic Java JavaScript Hack Reactor ...

S21:E4 - What is SQL and why you should learn it (Sia Seko)

August 29, 2022 07:00 - 39 minutes - 36.3 MB

In this episode, we talk about SQL and why you should learn it with Sia Seko, data engineer at Spotify. Sia talks about what SQL is, what makes SQL different from other technical languages, and what it is best at. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) SQL Python LinkedIn Learning Udemy Apache Airflow Power Query freeCodeCamp W3Schools Correlation One

S21:E3 - Why learning good documentation skills is so important for leveling up (Eddie Hinkle)

August 22, 2022 07:00 - 32 minutes - 29.6 MB

In this episode, we talk about documentation, with Eddie Hinkle, lead front-end engineer at Glassdoor, and host of the WebJoy podcast. Eddie talks about what documentation means in the context of development, why good documentation is so important, and how gaining good documentation skills early on can give you an edge in your career. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) WebJoy Glassdoor PHP JavaScript Angular

S21:E2 - What your bootcamp isn't teaching you (Caitlyn Greffly)

August 15, 2022 07:00 - 47 minutes - 43.5 MB

In this episode, we talk about what your bootcamp isn’t teaching you with Caitlyn Greffly, software engineer at The Motley Fool, and author of The Bootcamper’s Companion. Caitlyn talks about not seeing herself as someone who would fit into the tech industry, falling in love with data and analytics, and then transitioning careers and eventually writing The Bootcamper’s Companion to cover some important tech topics that aren’t typically taught at coding bootcamps. Show Links Code Comments (sp...

S21:E1 - What it looks like to be an AR/VR engineer (Luca Mefisto)

August 08, 2022 07:00 - 41 minutes - 38.1 MB

In this episode, we talk about what it looks like to be an AR/VR engineer with Luca Mefisto, software engineer at Meta Reality Labs. Luca talks about being drawn to augmented reality and virtual reality early on, the main tools you need to know in order to be an effective AR or VR engineer, and some of the most interesting things he thinks people are currently doing with AR and VR. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Oculus VR Hidden Creative VIVE Microsoft HoloLens Unreal Engi...

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S20:E8 - How to be a successful solopreneur (Jennifer Yip)

June 27, 2022 07:00 - 47 minutes - 43.1 MB

In this episode, we talk about how to be a successful soloprenuer with Jen Yip, founder of Lunch Money. Jen talks about the impetus for creating her popular personal finance app, Lunch Money, how to balance building something for yourself but that is also good for general consumption, and how the lines between personal life and work life can become even more blurred when being a solopreneur. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Lunch Money Neopets CSS University of Waterloo YC ...

S20:E7 - What we can all learn from the experience of being a neurodivergent developer (Alex Karp)

June 20, 2022 07:00 - 42 minutes - 38.6 MB

In this episode, about what we can all learn from the experience of being a neurodivergent developer, with Alex Karp, author of the new book Running Start: How to get a job in tech, keep that job, and thrive. Alex talks about some of the biggest misconceptions about autism, how putting effort into accessibility and inclusion helps everyone, and what has personally helped him thrive in his career. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Running Start: How to get a job in tech, keep ...

S20:E6 - How to create successful mobile games (Bria Sullivan)

June 13, 2022 07:00 - 36 minutes - 33.1 MB

In this episode, we talk about how to create successful mobile games, with Bria Sullivan CTO and founder of Honey B Games. Bria talks about her diverse tech background, deciding to dive into game development after years in web development, and how she still feels like a newbie when it comes to game development even with the massive success she has seen. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Honey B Games Boba Story Cal Poly 500 Startups Unity Java C# Pixar in a Box: The art of s...

S20:E5 - What are some fundamentals of machine learning and AI (Oscar Beijbom)

June 06, 2022 07:00 - 38 minutes - 34.9 MB

In this episode, we about what are some fundamentals of machine learning and AI, with Oscar Beijbom, co-founder of Nyckel. Show Links Code Comments (sponsor) IRL (sponsor) Nyckel BASIC Hövding CoralNet DeepMind Python PyTorch Determined AI MLOps Vertex AI Jupyter Notebook


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