Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices. Talk and Tech for Developers, Life-long Learners, and Technologists.
Become a more confident developer with Kent C. Dodds
Kent C. Dodds wants you to be more confident as a developer AND have more fun! All of us are familiar with the feeling of stumbling around between YouTube videos, blog posts, and documentation just copy/pasting code and hoping it'll work. The more skilled you are, the more you can get done and the more value you can provide. Kent shares his ideas with Scott on how WE can level up!
The Quantified Worker with Dr. Ifeoma Ajunwa
In this episode, Dr. Ifeoma Ajunwa, author of "The Quantified Worker," joins us to discuss the implications of technology on the modern workplace. She explores the ways in which employers are using data and surveillance to monitor and manage their employees, and the impact this has on worker privacy and autonomy. Dr. Ajunwa also delves into the legal and ethical considerations surrounding the quantified worker, and offers insights on how to balance the benefits of technology with the protection of worker rights. This is a must-listen for anyone interested in the intersection of technology and work in the 21st century.
Game Emulation with former MAME programmer Aaron Giles
Scott talks to programmer, musician, web developer, and graphic designer Aaron Giles about the state of game emulation. Aaron has worked for Microsoft, Connectix, LucasArts, contributed to the MAME project for over 17 years, and even ran the project for 6 years! We chat about his current project, DREAMM, which is a Windows-based emulator for classic LucasArts SCUMM adventure games, from Maniac Mansion through The Curse of Monkey Island and everything in-between!
Ben West is not waiting for Diabetes Tech to catch up
Ben West has been at the forefront of the DIY diabetes management movement. Ben and the community's work on Nightscout, an open-source platform for continuous glucose monitoring, has revolutionized the way people with diabetes manage their condition. Ben, along with a dedicated community of developers, has been working tirelessly to empower individuals to take control of their diabetes, giving them the tools they need to live healthier, more independent lives.
Dr. Gregory Kapfhammer wants to stop flaky tests
Dr. Kapfhammer and his team focus on research related to flaky software tests, which are tests that produce inconsistent or unpredictable results. Why are tests flaky? How can we identify them and stop them in their tracks. He talks to Scott about the results of his research and practical tips for improving tests is to ensure that they are robust and reliable.
Dr. Brandeis Marshall's Data Conscience
In Data Conscience: Algorithmic Siege on our Humanity, computer science and data inclusivity thought leader Dr. Brandeis Hill Marshall delivers a call to action for rebel tech leaders, who acknowledge and are prepared to address the current limitations of software development. In the book, Dr. Brandeis Hill Marshall discusses how the philosophy of “move fast and break things” is, itself, broken, and requires change. Today she talks to Scott about what's next for data and what we as engineers can do.
Scott, host of the Hanselminutes podcast, highlights all aspects of tech and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
Scott is a really great host. He has on relevant guests that bring on insightful informative on different tech topics. I learn something new everytime I listen.
Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 👏
Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a developer ready to make your mark - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Scott does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving career and life you can be proud of as a developer - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!