23 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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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

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!

    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 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Part 2: Persistence, Goals, and a Growth Mindset with Steve Hoffman

    Part 2: Persistence, Goals, and a Growth Mindset with Steve Hoffman

    In this episode, we pick up where we left off with Steve Hoffman. Last we heard, he had just launched a few successful video games in the mid-90’s. Steve then started a new company focused on interactive TV games. It is during this time where he got a crash course in entrepreneurship. Tune in to hear tips on starting companies, raising venture funds, navigating crises, and more!

    Connect with Steve:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/foundersspace/
    https://twitter.com/FoundersSpace

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    https://www.foundersspace.com/
    https://www.lavamind.com
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zapitalism
    https://www.amazon.com/Make-Elephants-Fly-Process-Innovation/dp/1478992948
    https://www.amazon.com/Surviving-Startup-Practical-Strategies-Overcoming/dp/1400223199

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

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Part 1: Persistence, Goals, and a Growth Mindset with Steve Hoffman

    Part 1: Persistence, Goals, and a Growth Mindset with Steve Hoffman

    Steve Hoffman is a CEO, author, angel investor, and above all a creator. Steve currently runs a global startup incubator called Founders Space but his life has taken many turns to reach this place. So many turns that we couldn’t fit it all in one episode!

    Tune in to hear about a kid who followed his passions and wouldn’t take no for an answer. We hear about programming video games in high school, electrical engineering in college, film school, Hollywood, working for SEGA, and leaving it all behind to start his own game company!

    Connect with Steve:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/foundersspace/
    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    https://www.foundersspace.com/
    https://www.amazon.com/Make-Elephants-Fly-Process-Innovation/dp/1478992948

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

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Computer Science by Accident with Ronna Steinberg

    Computer Science by Accident with Ronna Steinberg

    Ronna Steinberg is currently the Chapter Lead for Women Who Go Berlin and Senior Software Engineer for Delivery Hero. In this episode, we hear how many unexpected events led Ronna into tech and even Go. Now she’s helping other women get into the industry and equipping them with the knowledge she wished she had at their age.

    Connect with Ronna:
    https://twitter.com/ronnax
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronnas/

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    https://www.womenwhogo.org
    https://www.deliveryhero.com

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

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Foreign Languages, Pharmaceuticals, and Pascal with Renee Richards

    Foreign Languages, Pharmaceuticals, and Pascal with Renee Richards

    Renee Richards is a Programmer Analyst for Carepoint, Inc. Renee has been a software developer for two years after spending most of her life as a pharmacy technician. We hear about how she made the tough decision to make a career change and the tricks she used to pull it off successfully. It just goes to show it’s never too late to get into tech if you really want to.

    Connect with Renee:
    https://twitter.com/Renee7076

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    Pascal: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascal_%28programming_language%29
    Delphi: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delphi_%28software%29
    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 54 min
    Building Confidence in Your Skills with Ukiah Smith

    Building Confidence in Your Skills with Ukiah Smith

    Ukiah Smith is a Software Engineer at Apple, using Go to write API’s for internal teams. After graduating with an art degree, Ukiah’s path into tech was anything but traditional. Being a self-taught programmer, he didn’t always have the confidence in his skills. However, he was able to shift his career from design to front-end development to technical support. Eventually turning that into his current job at Apple.

    Connect with Ukiah:
    ukiahsmith.com
    twitter.com/ukiahsmith

    Mentioned in today’s episode:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turbo_button
    https://www.louisvillehardcore.com
    Want more from Ardan Labs?
    You can learn Go, Kubernetes, Docker & more through our video training, live events, or through our blog!

    • 1 hr 7 min

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My new favorite tech podcast!!!

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