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A self-driving AI and Raspberry Pi powered Trash Bin with Ahad Cove
Why NOT make a self-driving AI and Raspberry Pi powered Trash Bin? Programmer Ahad Cove saw a problem and he took it upon himself to solve it. Ahad and Scott talk through the design and conception process, how it was coded, limitations, and future plans! Now, why don't YOU solve a problem in your home with coding and IoT?
TL;DR - Extreme Summarization as a service with Isabel Cachola
Isabel currently a PhD student studying Computer Science at Johns Hopkins. Previously she was a Pre-Doctoral Young Investigator at the Allen Institute for AI. She and Scott talk about her PhD thesis where she's taught a model to look at scientific texts and pull out a "TL;DR" summary that is both accurate AND useful!
Growing the next generation of technologists with CodeCrew's Meka Egwuekwe
Meka Egwuekwe is Executive Director of CodeCrew, an innovative, mentorship-based youth coding initiative guiding young people in Memphis to be tech producers. Scott talks to Meka about CodeCrew's multifaceted plan to fill the pipeline through summer camps, after school programs, and Code School for adults learning to code!
Programmatic Problem Solving with Nicole Archambault
Nicole Archambault believes we can scale back on learning to code and we should ramp up on learning problem solving. She believes this so much she's launched a whole online course - Newbie Coder Problem Solving School - that teaches tons of problem solving skills...with not a single line of code! Is this possible? A good idea? We find out this week!
Creating with Constraints with Python Africa's Marlene Mhangami
Marlene Mhangami is a Python Software Foundation Director and the co-founder of ZimboPy, a Zimbabwean non-profit that empowers women to pursue careers in tech. Marlene is also the current chair of Pycon Africa, the first pan-African gathering of the Python community. Today she talks with Scott about working and creating with constraints, as well as her views on the incredible technology talent promise of the African Continent. We also talk about Leadership and Identity in the Pan-African Python movement.
Greatly Accelerating Machine Learning with Intel's Huma Abidi
Scott talks to Huma Abidi, the Senior Director of AI Software Products at Intel. Huma leads a team of software engineers and today she sits down and gets deep with Scott on AI, machine learning, deep learning, optimization...and painting! What is the role of silicon and hardware instructions when doing AI and ML? How does Intel interact with the open source community?
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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!
I'm not sure what this episode had to do with software development, but I'd recommend reading the economist Bob Murphy's review/refutation of Stephanie Kelton's book (on the Mises Institute's website).
Hopefully Scott will have Bob on the show to give listeners a more rational take on the subject.