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Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman

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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.

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Creating Tech Courseware with Lemonerdy's teen CEO Eden Wilson

September 08, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 28.9 MB

Building and Scaling Geo-Distributed Cloud Apps with Denis Magda

September 01, 2022 21:00 - 37 minutes - 34.2 MB

Denis started at Sun Microsystems and Oracle where he worked on JVM/JDK and led one of the Java development groups. After learning Java from the inside, he joined the world of distributed systems and databases, where he's remained ever since. He talks to Scott about how to build large horizontal cloud apps that are geo-distributed and truly global.   Cloud availability zones and regions are not immune to outages. The zones go down regularly, and regions become unavailable during natural dis...

Growing your career via technical content creation with Mohammed Osman

August 25, 2022 21:00 - 30 minutes - 28.1 MB

Mohammed Osman strongly believes that blogging greatly improved his my career and encourages everyone to give it a try. Things like content research, learning SEO, hosting your own sites and blogs and lead to job opportunities, speaking opportunities and more! He talks to Scott about how he's used this blog to teach (and learn) Azure and help get folks all over the world Azure Cloud certified! The quiz: https://www.smartercode.io/scott/ The Free Azure certifications guide: https://www.smar...

Learning via Personal Challenges with Lisi Hocke

August 18, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 29.3 MB

Lisi Hocke commits to a personal challenge every year, publicly! This is a great way to encourage accountability and learn and improve public. She commits to one challenge per year and a continuing learning journey. Scott talks to Lisi about getting out of our personal, professional, and technical comfort zones and getting better through accountability and learning partners!

Redpoint's Erica Brescia supports Tech Founders

August 11, 2022 21:00 - 35 minutes - 32.7 MB

Erica Brescia co-founded Bitnami, and later joined GitHub as COO. She's also on the board of directors of the Linux Foundation. This week she talks to Scott about how VC works, where the money comes from, how one moves from idea to funded, and how companies like Redpoint help support founders.

Mark Thompson wants you to win

August 04, 2022 21:00 - 38 minutes - 35 MB

Mark Thompson wants you to win. He talks to Scott about the scarcity mindset and why it's the wrong way to think about a career in technology. Your winning doesn't mean Mark or Scott loses.

Failing Safely with Ramón Huidobro

July 28, 2022 21:00 - 34 minutes - 31.4 MB

Ramón Huidobro is a Developer Relations Strategist, Developer Educator and Public Speaker with over a decade of experience in Software Engineering. He talks to Scott about how to learn - and fail - safely and comfortably in public.

Rust for Beginners with Nell Shamrell-Harrington

July 21, 2022 21:00 - 28 minutes - 25.9 MB

Nell Shamrell-Harrington is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft and as a Board Director at the Rust Foundation. Rust is a low-level statically-typed multi-paradigm programming language that’s focused on safety and performance. In a world of C and C++, why should you use Rust? Why does Rust shine and what problems does it solve?

The future of supply chain with Ox's CEO Charu Thomas

July 14, 2022 21:00 - 33 minutes - 31.1 MB

Ox optimizes fulfillment operations by automating manual tasks and increasing workforce efficiency. Ox's CEO Charu Thomas started thinking about this space in college and then ended up founded a company in Northwest Arkansas! As a second-year undergraduate, Charu took her concept to Thad Starner, a professor in Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, who also was the technical lead/manager for Google Glass. The resulting research won the Best Paper Award at the 2018 ACM (Association for Comput...

Journey Foods makes Tech with Biologist and Entrepreneur Riana Lynn

July 07, 2022 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29.4 MB

Journey Foods is a SaaS company that supports product management and intelligence services for food businesses. They are changing food science inefficiencies and problematic supply chains. Scott talks to biologist turned multi-hyphenate entrepreneur Riana Lynn about our food supply, how we understand it, how it's analyzed and thought about, and how it can be improved with software. https://rianalynn.io/ https://journeyfoods.io/

Engineering Stack Overflow with Roberta Arcoverde

June 30, 2022 21:00 - 32 minutes - 30.3 MB

Enabled Play for everyone with Alex Dunn

June 23, 2022 21:00 - 34 minutes - 31.6 MB

Enabled Play helps people turn anything into a new input for their computers, game consoles, and more. Powered by offline, private, and personalized Artificial Intelligence and distributed services – all packed into affordable devices and apps. Imagine playing Elden Ring with just your facial expressions! Or enabling keyboards, mice, and game pads with whatever devices will best set you up for success. Enabled Play enable folks with disabilities, different levels of abilities, basically ever...

3d Printers work everywhere with OctoEverywhere and Quinn Damerell

June 16, 2022 21:00 - 37 minutes - 34.6 MB

Quinn saw a problem and connected a community. Folks like Gina at OctoPrint (Episode 470!) have made our 3D Printers wireless, but OctoEverywhere means you can connect to OctoPrint safely and securely from anywhere! How did Quinn make this service, scale it, and what's it like to have a side hustle that helps tens of thousands? http://octoeverywhere.com https://www.hanselminutes.com/470 

3D Movie Maker Forever with Foone Turing

June 09, 2022 21:00 - 36 minutes - 33.1 MB

Foone Turing is a self-proclaimed "software necromancer" not only bringing classics back to life, but also breathing new life and community into older software and hardware. Foone and Scott recently worked with Microsoft to get Microsoft 3D Movie Maker released as Open Source. We'll hear about Foone's plans for 3D Movie Maker going forward, as well as why the community has such strong feelings for this funny 27 year old piece of software! https://github.com/foone/3DMMForever

Writing Ballad and Dagger with Daniel José Older

June 02, 2022 21:00 - 37 minutes - 34.3 MB

In 2014 Daniel José Older was an EMT in New York City, today he's the author of 19 books, the most recent being Ballad & Dagger (Outlaw Saints, #1). He sits down with Scott to talk about being a creator in public, how social media has changed how the public interacts with authors, what his creative process is like, and how Young Adults are his favorite audience because they will absolutely tell you the truth about your work. Ballad & Dagger - Outlaw Saints, #1

Power Platform School with Tricia Sinclair

May 26, 2022 21:00 - 32 minutes - 30 MB

Tricia has over 10 years of experience in implementing CRM solutions in various roles from Consultant to Architect. The Power Platform School works with adults from the BAME community, providing training on the Microsoft Power Platform as well as mentorship from industry professionals, during an 8-week program. Tricia is super passionate about the Power Platform and in this episode, she teaches Scott about its power and flexibility. https://powerplatformschool.com/

Towards Trustworthy AI with Beena Ammanath

May 19, 2022 16:00 - 30 minutes - 27.9 MB

Trustworthy AI is an essential resource on artificial intelligence ethics for business, government, and society at-large.  In her book, Beena Ammanath draws from her extensive experience across several industries and sectors in data, analytics and AI, the latest research and case studies, and the pressing questions and concerns business leaders and society have about the ethics of AI. Scott talks to Beena about what AI - and organizations - need to do to gain our trust. Book: Trustworthy AI...

A Software Tester's Career Path with Nicola Lindgren

May 12, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 29.1 MB

My blog: https://nicolalindgren.com Twitter: @NicolaLindgren How Can I Test This? https://leanpub.com/howcanitestthis Starting Your Software Testing Career: https://leanpub.com/startinginsoftwaretesting (paperback can be bought on Amazon) Testing With Charles Proxy Blog series : https://nicolalindgren.com/2022/01/17/testing-with-charles-proxy-part-1/

You're not gonna need it with Appsmith's Arpit Mohan

May 05, 2022 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

Appsmith is the first open-source low code tool that helps developers build dashboards and admin panels very quickly. Scott talks to Arpit Mohan about how some things in software engineering are overengineering and YAGNI - you aren't gonna need it! Maybe the solution is far simpler than you'd think it is. http://www.appsmith.com

You're not gonna need it with AppSmith's Arpit Mohan

May 05, 2022 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

Appsmith is the first open-source low code tool that helps developers build dashboards and admin panels very quickly. Scott talks to Arpit Mohan about how some things in software engineering are overengineering and YAGNI - you aren't gonna need it! Maybe the solution is far simpler than you'd think it is. http://www.appsmith.com

Cross-platform UIs with C# and Avalonia with Dan Walmsley

April 28, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 28.8 MB

Considered an open-source cross platform spiritual successor to WPF, Avalonia provides a familiar developer experience allowing you to leverage years of pre-existing knowledge and investments! Scott talks to Dan Walmsley about the project and their goals. https://www.avaloniaui.net - website + docs https://github.com/AvaloniaUI/Avalonia - github https://t.me/Avalonia - telegram community chat https://twitter.com/avaloniaui - twitter https://www.plasticscm.com - plasticscm https://en.gr...

Patterns.dev with Lydia Hallie and Addy Osmani

April 21, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 29.2 MB

Patterns.dev is free book on design patterns and component patterns for building powerful web apps with vanilla JavaScript and React. Lydia Hallie is a full-time software engineering consultant and educator that primarily works with JavaScript, React, Node, GraphQL, and serverless technologies and Addy Osmani is an engineering manager working on Google Chrome. Together they teamed up with some web friends from around the world to bring us a new way to think about Patterns in JavaScript on th...

Site Reliability Engineering with PagerDuty's Stevenson Jean-Pierre

April 14, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 29.1 MB

Scott talks to PagerDuty's Stevenson Jean-Pierre about the art and science of Site Reliability Engineering. What's the role of the SRE in today's modern DevOps lifecycle? How do they interaction and share ownership (and uptime!) of your apps and sites? Who carries the pager in 2022?

How kids learn how to Code with MakeCode's Kiki Prottsman

April 07, 2022 21:00 - 35 minutes - 32.4 MB

Kiki Prottsman is a multihyphenate! Computer Science Educator, Artist, Author of several books, and above all, engineer, Kiki has been helping young developers level up with computers for as long as she can remember. Scott talks to Kiki about how kids learn, the importance of Systems Thinking, the fact that coding with Blocks is not given enough respect, and that jumping into code is far easier and more accessible than most folks realize! http://makecode.com http://arcade.makecode.com 

Pyjion, a JIT compiler for Python using .NET Core with Anthony Shaw

March 31, 2022 21:00 - 36 minutes - 33.1 MB

In this episode Scott talks to developer Anthony Shaw about Pyjion (pronounced "Pidgeon" like the bird) a JIT compiler for Python that uses .NET Core technology for speed! We discuss the concept of JIT'ers in general, look at the Python JIT ecosystem, and explore the work that Anthony is doing to make Python as fast as possible by any means necessary!  www.trypyjion.com  https://live.trypyjion.com/  in-browser compiler! https://github.com/tonybaloney/Pyjion  source repo! https://www.yout...

From Broadway to Engineering to Product with Liana Leahy

March 24, 2022 21:00 - 33 minutes - 30.5 MB

Scott talks to engineering manager Liana Leahy about her journey from Broadway to Technology...and why it was the absolute right and most obvious move! How does Liana's stage and screen experience make her a better more empathetic technologist?

Standup Comedy is a Real Job with Alex Falcone

March 17, 2022 21:00 - 44 minutes - 41 MB

Alex Falcone is making it happen! A Portland comedian who now lives in LA because that's the next step for comedians just released his album "Vanilla" that you can enjoy on streaming services everywhere! How is this a real job? Scott talks to Alex about the creative process, running out of jokes, and the power of friendship. https://alexfalcone.ninja/

What does it take to go fast? with Fastly's Inés Sombra

March 10, 2022 21:00 - 35 minutes - 32.9 MB

Inés Sombra is the VP of Engineering of Core Systems at Fastly, and she knows how to go fast. She talks to Scott about the needs of the product, the business, and the engineering team and explains the processes needed for YOUR organization to go fast.

What does it take to go fast? with Fastly's Ines Sombra

March 10, 2022 21:00 - 35 minutes - 32.9 MB

Flutter for Windows with Google's Chris Sells

March 03, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 28.6 MB

Flutter for Windows lets you deliver cross-platform, beautiful, tailored apps that are compiled to machine code and run natively on your devices! Scott talks to Google's Chris Sells about Flutter for Windows, how it works, how it's architected, and how it can help you! - https://medium.com/flutter/announcing-flutter-for-windows-6979d0d01fed

Voice for Everyone with Hillary Juma from Mozilla Common Voice

February 24, 2022 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

Common Voice is a crowdsourcing project started by Mozilla to create a free database for speech recognition software. The project is supported by volunteers who record sample sentences with a microphone and review recordings of other users. Community Manager Hillary Juma talks to Scott about how the system works and why it's so important to enable all languages and voices with the power of Open Source!

Modern Code Generation with Jordan Adler

February 17, 2022 21:00 - 34 minutes - 32 MB

Jordan Adler is Head of Developer Engineering at OneSignal and has a deep interest in code generation. He has helped migrate large systems from Python 2 or Python 3 using code generation and code transformation. Using tools like Yellicode, Python Future, and others, Jordan's team has been able to accelerate software development. We'll also talk about OpenAPI-generator, a tool that takes OpenAPI/Swagger and generates idiomatic SDKs in any language.

Landing Your First UX Design Job with Sharon Onyinye

February 10, 2022 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

Sharon Onyinye is a Product Designer, UX Specialist, and Educator. She's released an e-book "Landing Your First UX Design Job" and chats with Scott about how to think about design, how to get started, as well as the differences between UX, UI, PhotoShop, Figma, and other tools in the space. How do designers most successfully, ahem, "interface" with front end developers? Learn from Sharon, here's here list of resources/books Landing Your First UX Design Job

Rachel Lim on Fine Tuning OpenAI

February 03, 2022 21:00 - 26 minutes - 24.3 MB

OpenAI has the ability to create custom versions of GPT-3 tailored for a developer’s application. Developers can use these fine-tuned iterations of GPT-3 subsets to efficiently produce results specific to their workloads with a single command. Scott talks to Rachel Lim from OpenAI about how these large language models work, what they are useful for, and why tuning them is so important! https://openai.com/api/

Game Console 2.0: A Photographic History with Evan Amos

January 27, 2022 21:00 - 40 minutes - 37.6 MB

Evan Amos is a video gaming photographer of high-quality stock photography of video game consoles, which he releases into the public domain. Known for contributing these images to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, Amos has recently release The Game Console 2.0, a book with extremely high-quality photos of classic (and modern) consoles. Why is it so important to share and preserve history in this way? The Game Console 2.0 Find Evan Amos online The Vanamo Online Game Museum

Exploring COVID Vaccine response with Shawn Carbonell, MD, PhD

January 20, 2022 21:00 - 33 minutes - 31.1 MB

Dr. Carbonell has been a Scientist for decades. He is an evangelist for STEM careers, science communication, and scientist-CEOs. “Learn On TikTok” Creator. He is Oxford-educated with both an MD and PhD as well as Post-doctoral work. He dropped out of Brain Surgery to focus on curing brain cancer and a drug he invented is being tested now! Check out his lab tests on his own body where he explores his response to the COVID booster weekly on TikTok Find Shawn at: Brazen Bio: https://brazen....

Redefining Imposter Syndrome with Maya Bello

January 13, 2022 21:00 - 31 minutes - 28.8 MB

Maya is a software engineer who has worked at companies like Intuit and Slack. She's also taught game design as well as Java and OOP techniques as a Tutor at UCSD. She runs a successful YouTube channel and often mentors newbies. However, she's struggled with Imposter Syndrome. In this chat with Scott, Maya asks "why not me?" and considers how to redefine Imposter Syndrome and make it a superpower rather than a problem. Subscribe to Maya on YouTube!

Building Oh My Posh with Jan De Dobbeleer

January 06, 2022 21:00 - 39 minutes - 35.9 MB

I love a great command prompt and so does Jan De Dobbeleer. Building on the "Oh My" naming style, Jan started On My Posh on PowerShell and later brought it to all shells. Scott talks to Jan about open source, Go, and the fun in bootstrapping a community. OhMyPosh.dev Scott and Jan create a new Segment for OhMyPosh that interfaces Nightscout for Diabetics

Quitting your Job to Build a Game Studio with Bria Sullivan

December 30, 2021 21:00 - 35 minutes - 32.2 MB

Bria Sullivan is the CTO and Founder of Honey B Games. She took the leap and quit her job at Google to chase her dream full-time! Since then she's created a number of successful mobile games including Milk Tea Mania and Boba Barista Idle. She talks to Scott about taking that leap, how she did it, and how she plans to grow in 2022. https://www.bubbleteagame.com/

Multi-Platform Apps with Uno Platform's Jérôme Laban

December 23, 2021 21:00 - 35 minutes - 32.6 MB

Uno Platform is an open source cross-platform graphical user interface that allows WinUI and Universal Windows Platform (UWP)-based code to run on iOS, macOS, Linux, Android, and WebAssembly. Scott talks to Jérôme Laban about the importance - and the flexibility - of this Uno Platform and what it can do for you. https://platform.uno/

Race & Gender in Silicon Valley with Stanford's Cynthia Lee

December 16, 2021 21:00 - 37 minutes - 34.6 MB

Join us as we go behind the scenes of a year of big headlines about trouble in Silicon Valley. We'll start with the basic questions of who decides who gets to see themselves as "a computer person," and how do early childhood and educational experiences shape our perceptions of our relationship to technology? Scott talks with Stanford CS Professor Dr. Cynthia Lee about this and more. -https://bit.ly/racegenderinsiliconvalley

David Copperfield's History of Magic - in partnership with Microsoft Outside In

December 09, 2021 21:00 - 44 minutes - 40.4 MB

Microsoft has an internal lecture series called Outside in where interesting people come to talk about cool things they are working on. I got to speak to Magician David Copperfield inside his secret magic museum in Las Vegas. He's written a new book called History of Magic that's a wonderful exploration of the last 500+ years of magic. We talk about his career and the fascinating parallels between technology and magic.   I want to personally thank David for his generosity and for letting us...

Becoming a Digital Unicorn with Trice Johnson

December 02, 2021 21:00 - 34 minutes - 31.8 MB

The continuous wave of digital disruptions is demanding something new from each of us, whether you work for a large corporation or a small business, own a startup, or are a recent graduate looking to break into the industry. Trice explains to Scott that your ability to think beyond what's possible and solve problems with a different lens is the secret sauce that will set you apart - and increase your uniqueness in the market. https://www.becomingadigitalunicorn.com/

Web Assembly's hidden talent with WasmCloud's Kevin Hoffman

November 25, 2021 21:00 - 31 minutes - 28.7 MB

WebAssembly-based wasmCloud is a Sandbox Project for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Cosmonic COO Kevin Hoffman is convinced it's the next big thing in computing. He talks to Scott about why WebAssembly is so significant and considers it through a historical lens of decades of building distributed systems. Should you build your functions and services in the language you want and run them securely everywhere with WebAssembly? https://wasmcloud.dev/ https://cosmonic.com/

Understanding Windows 11 new security requirements with David Weston

November 18, 2021 21:00 - 36 minutes - 33.4 MB

David Weston is Director of Enterprise and OS Security for Windows at Microsoft. Today he sits down with Scott to get some real answers about the hardware requirements of Windows 11. What's the role of the TPM, and what are the other significant requirements that were needed in silicon to make Windows 11 secure? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg9QUrnVFho

Looking at Azure Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow with Jason Zander

November 11, 2021 21:00 - 33 minutes - 30.6 MB

Jason Zander, EVP of the Azure Team joins Scott Hanselman to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Azure Friday. In this special crossover episode with Hanselminutes, they reflect on Azure history and Jason's career at Microsoft during that timeframe. http://www.azurefriday.com 

Climbing high while staying grounded with Annyce Davis

November 04, 2021 21:00 - 32 minutes - 30.1 MB

Scott talks with Annyce Davis, Senior Engineering Director at Meetup, about how to advance in your engineering career while maintaining a hold on the technology, community, and processes that you got there. We'll learn why she feel like sharing what you know is one of the best ways to stay connected to the community! https://adavis.info/ Course: Programming Foundations and Fundamentals

Dr. Jelani Nelson - in partnership with ACM Bytecast

October 28, 2021 21:00 - 36 minutes - 33 MB

In this special episode of Hanselminutes, co-produced in partnership with ACM ByteCast we welcome Jelani Nelson, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Theory Group at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Research Scientist at Google. Among his honors, he won the 2014 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He is the creator of AddisCoder, a computer science summer program for Ethiopian high school students in Addis Ababa. ...

The next generation of AI Dungeon with Latitude's Nick Walton

October 21, 2021 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

AI Dungeon took the tech world by storm in 2019 when it was released as a free-to-play single-player and multiplayer text adventure game that uses artificial intelligence to generate content. Now Nick Walton and the team at Latitude are looking at how AI can make games even more open world than we could have imagined!

Building 0 A.D. a free, open-source game of ancient warfare

October 14, 2021 21:00 - 32 minutes - 30.2 MB

0 A.D. is a free and open-source real-time strategy video game under development by Wildfire Games. It is a historical war and economy game made an international group of volunteer game developers and it is AMAZING. The game is cross-platform, playable on Windows, macOS, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, even Raspberry Pi! Stanislas Dolcini has been working on 0 A.D. for years and shares with Scott how it started and how it's going! https://play0ad.com for free!


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