Reboot features interviews with people who have made big career transitions. Hosted by scientist-turned-management-consultant-turned-developer Adarsh Pandit.
4: Jim (Engineer > Baseball > Poker)
Adarsh talks to Jim Perry, a professional poker player who trained as a civil engineer and baseball pitcher, now looking at his next career adventure.
Magic the Gathering
Under the Boardwalk - Monopoly Championship
Two Plus Two Forums
Independent Association of Baseball Leagues
Ron Guidry, Red Sox Catcher
Black Friday 2011
3: Jessie (Camp Counselor>Bootcamp Grad>Ruby Developer)
Adarsh talks Jessie Young, who started her professional life as a political volunteer, worked in marketing, and became a developer after attending a technical bootcamp.
Edward "Ted" Kennedy
"Head First HTML with CSS" by Elisabeth Robson, Eric Freeman (not Kathy Sierra as I had thought)
"Learn to Program" by Chris Pine
2: Brenda (Waiter>Bartender>Lost Soul)
Adarsh talks with thoughtbot designer Brenda Storer. Brenda started out as a psychology major and waitress in California, moved to New York City right after 9/11, and finally threw away her waitressing shoes to work as web designer.
Brenda's Robbie Williams site from 1999
BUNAC Study Abroad Program
FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
Girl Develop It
0: Adarsh (Scientist > Management Consultant > Developer)
In Episode 0 of Season 1 of Reboot, Chad talks to Adarsh Pandit, thoughtbot SF Managing Director & host of the Reboot podcast, about his personal journey which inspired this, our newest show.
This episode originally aired as #125 on the Giant Robots Podcast (http://giantrobots.fm/125)
Agile Development with Rails
Learn to Program
Adarsh on Twitter
1: Gordon (Bartender > Film Editor > iOS Developer)
In episode 1 of the first season of Reboot, Adarsh talks with Gordon Fontenot, an iOS developer at thoughtbot, about his career path, moving from college dropout, to bartender, to film editor and finally iOS developer.
Gordon Fontenot on Twitter
Gordon’s podcast with Mark Adams on iOS development
Avid Video Editor
Stack Overflow Careers
Dog typing on computer