Tonights show is all about leftovers. The good food for thought that has been kept safe and sound for an extra week. Doing the show on wednesdays sometimes interferes with real life, or real life gets in the way of the show. This time we had a major backlog in the house, and that spilled […]
Hanna Oh Descher is a data scientist at PlayFab with a PhD in cognitive neuroscience. She is passionate about understanding player behavior to help developers make games more fun. Scott and Hanna talk about what PlayFab allows game developers to do – focus on fun games!
Nithya Ruff serves as an at-large director on the Linux Foundation’s board of directors. In her day job she is the Head of Comcast’s Open Source Office. Nithya has been guiding companies’ open source strategies for many years and in this episode she and Scott talk about how to introduce Open Source to more “traditional” companies.
This started out as a very different show. And then a Legend passed away. Stan “The Man” Lee, co-father of the Marvel universe died at the age of 95 this past Monday. I tried to do honor to the man in a quick sketch. To be honest, though no single tribute could ever live up to […]
Eileen Uchitelle is a Senior Systems Engineer at GitHub and a member of the Rails Core Team. They recently upgraded GitHub two major versions to the latest Rails. How do you manage such a large upgrade and the technical debt underneath – with no downtime? How do you also move improvements in GitHub’s own branch upstream into Rails so everyone can benefit! Eileen explains it all to Scott in this episode.
Digital Nomad Jenny Shen aims to design software for a Global Audience. Are you creating software that includes everyone? Does it consider not just internationalization but also culture and how people think? We’ll discuss design across culture in this week’s episode.
What if you couldn’t play video games? Most controllers require not just two hands but also fine motor skills and exact motions. The Xbox Accessibility Controller aims to open up gaming for everyone. It’s not trying to be the controller for everyone, but rather than controller platform for everyone! Scott talks to John Alexander about how he games with the Xbox Accessibility Controller.
One of the challenges of the Halloween episodes are finding new and exciting stories, making sure that the content is always steaming and fresh. So what better way to do that then a spooky show filled to the brim with delectable haunted goodies. On tonight’s show Gritty makes a scary comeback, we have haunted latte’s […]
How do you find the perfect questions to ask in your job interview? How do you know if this is the right company for you? Do they share your values? Interviews are a two way street. This week Scott talks to Lynne Tye about what she created KeyValues.com and how it might help you find your next work home.
Back with more candy, more nonsense and plenty of fun for yet another episode blending the two worlds of of tasty treats and geeky things. On tonight’s episode; people who build chocolate houses shouldn’t have fireplaces, is there such a thing as too unhealthy. Tonight is another Co-hosted jam with my lovely mini partner in […]