28 episodes

This podcast features intimate conversations with engineers who are in the forefront of building or teaching technology. Join us as we learn how our guests got started in tech, the type and level of education they've obtained, their work history, and personal stories about their journey. We publish the show on Apple, Spotify, YouTube, and the Web biweekly on Wednesdays at 12pm US Eastern Time. Subscribe and STAY TUNED!

Ardan Labs Podcast Bill Kennedy

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This podcast features intimate conversations with engineers who are in the forefront of building or teaching technology. Join us as we learn how our guests got started in tech, the type and level of education they've obtained, their work history, and personal stories about their journey. We publish the show on Apple, Spotify, YouTube, and the Web biweekly on Wednesdays at 12pm US Eastern Time. Subscribe and STAY TUNED!

    Open Source, Internet Security, and Nature with Matt Holt

    Open Source, Internet Security, and Nature with Matt Holt

    Matt Holt is the creator of popular open source projects like Caddy Web Server, CertMagic, PapaParse, & others. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to maintain open source projects full-time, Matt is the man to speak with. We learn how he came up with the idea for Caddy, how it works, and the pro’s and con’s of building a sustainable an open source project.

    Want to show your support for Caddy? Become a sponsor on GitHub!

    Connect with Matt:
    https://twitter.com/mholt6
    https://github.com/mholt

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    https://github.com/caddyserver/caddy
    https://caddy.community
    https://www.amazon.com/PHP-MySQL-Development-Luke-Welling/dp/0672317842
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automated_Certificate_Management_Environment
    https://github.com/mholt/timeliner

    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Work Ethic, Entrepreneurship, and Engineering with Kelsey Hightower

    Work Ethic, Entrepreneurship, and Engineering with Kelsey Hightower

    Kelsey Hightower is a Principal Engineer at Google Cloud, open-source advocate, and one of our favorite speakers in tech. We hear about his early experiences with computers, thoughts on CS degree vs self-taught, running a tech support business, managing comedians, open-source, and his journey through tech. Regardless of where you are in your career, Kelsey drops knowledge on how to get yourself to where you want to go.

    Connect with Kelsey:
    https://twitter.com/kelseyhightower
    https://github.com/kelseyhightower

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    Open Policy Agent
    Kings of Comedy Search - Ronnie Jordan
    Total Systems
    CoreOS
    Puppet Labs
    Go for Sysadmins - GopherCon 2014

    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 2 hr 7 min
    Music, Mentorship, and Programming with Mark Bates

    Music, Mentorship, and Programming with Mark Bates

    Mark Bates is the co-founder at Gopher Guides, papercall.io, and gobuffalo.io. Many of us know Mark for his programming expertise but much of this episode is focused around his passion for music. Music has always been an integral part of his life and even was a catalyst for his journey into programming. Tune in for advice on following your passions, stories of early internet, and the value of sharing knowledge with others.
    Connect with Mark:
    https://twitter.com/markbates
    https://github.com/markbates

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    Gopher Guides
    Distributed Programming with Ruby (Book by Mark Bates)
    Ruby Conf 2008 - Building Distributed Applications
    Berklee College of Music
    The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Facing Fears, Growth Mindset, and Kubernetes with Gergely Brautigam

    Facing Fears, Growth Mindset, and Kubernetes with Gergely Brautigam

    Gergely Brautigam is a software developer at Weaveworks working with Go & Kubernetes. As he describes it, Gergely knew he wanted to work with computers from the first time his mother brought home a ZX Spectrum. We learn some valuable lessons on facing fears, interview tactics, and learning new skills.

    Connect with Gergely:
    https://twitter.com/Skarlso

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    Weaveworks
    ZX Spectrum
    Kubernetes Up and Running
    Advent of Code 

    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Telnet Games, Baghdad, and Silicon Valley with Sarah Murphy

    Telnet Games, Baghdad, and Silicon Valley with Sarah Murphy

    Sarah Murphy is a Senior Site Reliability Engineer at WePay. Sarah’s curiosity and willingness to take leaps took her all over the world, from being a journalist in Baghdad to working with top Silicon Valley companies. Tune in to hear stories of early internet gaming, self-funding trips to Iraq, and sword training.
    Connect with Sarah:
    https://twitter.com/sarahmaeve1

    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Don’t Walk, Sprint! with Miriah Peterson

    Don’t Walk, Sprint! with Miriah Peterson

    Miriah Peterson is a data engineer at Weave, a founder of the Forge Foundation, and the founder for the Women Who Go Utah. If you think she’s busy now, just tune in to hear about her childhood. Miriah always kept herself busy with projects and learning new things. We discuss topics like video creation, quantum physics, quantum optics, getting your first software job, learning Go, GraphQL, and much more!

    Connect with Miriah:
    https://twitter.com/captainnobody1
    https://twitch.tv/soypete01
    https://miriahpeterson.com

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Go-Utah/
    https://www.gowestconf.com
    https://www.getweave.com
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_optics
    https://graphql.org 
    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 1 hr 3 min

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My new favorite tech podcast!!!

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