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In the Frontmatter podcast, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp interviews authors and special guests about their areas of expertise, from data science to founding startups, and talks with them about their careers, their books, and their experiences as writers.

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In the Frontmatter podcast, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp interviews authors and special guests about their areas of expertise, from data science to founding startups, and talks with them about their careers, their books, and their experiences as writers.

    Andrew Rathbun, Co-Author of EZ Tools Manuals

    Andrew Rathbun, Co-Author of EZ Tools Manuals

    Andrew Rathbun is co-author of the Leanpub book EZ Tools Manuals. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Andrew about his background in military service and law enforcement, emotional intelligence and high-intensity work, his amazing Discord server that has connected digital forensics professionals from around the world, his book projects, and at the end, they talk a little bit about his experience as a self-published author.

    This interview was recorded on October 18, 2022.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM241-Andrew-Rathbun-2022-10-18.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Vagner Santana, Author of Interaction Data Analytics: Methods, Tools, and Applications

    Vagner Santana, Author of Interaction Data Analytics: Methods, Tools, and Applications

    Vagner Figueredo de Santana is the author of the Leanpub book Interaction Data Analytics: Methods, Tools, and Applications. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Vagner about his background, getting a PhD, the fascinating details of human-computer interaction, computer anxiety, explicit and implicit forms of interaction,his book, and at the end, they talk a little bit about his experience as a self-published author.

    This interview was recorded on October 13, 2022.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM240-Vagner-Santana-2022-10-13.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Dave Farley, Author of Continuous Delivery Pipelines: How to Build Better Software Faster

    Dave Farley, Author of Continuous Delivery Pipelines: How to Build Better Software Faster

    Dave Farley is the author of the Leanpub book Continuous Delivery Pipelines: How to Build Better Software Faster. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Dave about his background, solving really hard problems with performance and scalability while building a trading platform, continuous delivery and the application of scientific principles to softwware development, how ideas from software are “feeding into society and changing the way that we think about the way stuff works,” his book, and at the end, they talk a little bit about his experience as a bestselling author and host of a hugely successful YouTube channel.

    This interview was recorded on October 13, 2022.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM239-Dave-Farley-2022-10-13.mp3. You can subscribe to the Frontmatter podcast in iTunes here https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/leanpub-podcast/id517117137 or add the podcast URL directly here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/leanpub-podcast/id517117137.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Special Guest: Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, Chief Content Officer at LibraryPass

    Special Guest: Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, Chief Content Officer at LibraryPass

    Special Guest: Guy LeCharles Gonzalez is Chief Content Officer at LibraryPass. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Guy about what he’s been up to since he first appeared on the podcast in 2020, his work for the Panorama Project and LibraryPass, the unique challenges of a library-related startup, comic books and book bans, the Department of Justice’s hearings about the proposed merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster (which was undecided at the time this interview was recorded), and some speculation about what Elon Musk might do if were to actually buy Twitter (which he had not yet done, at the time this interview was recorded).

    This interview was recorded on October 5, 2022.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM216-Guy-LeCharles-Gonzalez-2022-10-05.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Michael Zanatta, Co-Author of Modern IT Automation with PowerShell: Modern Automation with PowerShell

    Michael Zanatta, Co-Author of Modern IT Automation with PowerShell: Modern Automation with PowerShell

    Michael Zanatta is the author of the Leanpub book Modern IT Automation with PowerShell: Modern Automation with PowerShell. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Michael about his background and career, the nature and importance of the work systems administrators do, his book, and at the end, they talk a little bit about his experience putting self-published books together in highly collaborative self-publishing projects, and The DevOps Collective OnRamp scholarship program.

    This interview was recorded on September 26, 2022.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM237-Michael-Zanatta-2022-09-26.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 54 min
    Simon Brown, Author of Software Architecture for Developers: Technical leadership and the balance with agility

    Simon Brown, Author of Software Architecture for Developers: Technical leadership and the balance with agility

    Simon Brown is the author of the Leanpub book Software Architecture for Developers: Technical leadership and the balance with agility. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Simon about his background and career, software architecture and the C4 model for visualising software architecture, and how the first version of his Leanpub book was published with just five pages of content, and became a bestseller as he wrote it and published new versions with additional content over time.

    This interview was recorded on September 20, 2022.

    The full audio for the interview is here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/leanpub_podcasts/FM236-Simon-Brown-2022-09-20.mp3. The Frontmatter podcast is available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/leanpub, in Apple Podcasts here https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/frontmatter/id517117137, on Spotify here https://open.spotify.com/show/00DiOFL9aJPIx8c2ALxUdz, and almost everywhere people listen to podcasts.

    This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.

    • 1 hr 14 min

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