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.
Social Robots with De'Aira Bryant
De’Aira Bryant is a doctoral student in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research areas span the fields of human-robot interaction and artificial intelligence. Recently she programmed a report for the HBO movie "Superintelligence." She talks to Scott about how robots and can cater to specific audiences, especially children.
Customer Empathy with Alex Allwood
Customer Empathy is a powerful human resource for positively impacting customer experience excellence. Alex Allwood outlines her customer-centric framework, methods and tools to switch on and scale customer empathy that can be used to solve the common customer experience management problems of low organizational commitment, poor alignment of cross-functional teams, and competing agendas and priorities.
Intersection of Medicine and Technology with Dr. Divya Dhar Cohen
Dr. Divya Dhar Cohen has reinvented herself at least 3 times! She started as a social activist, then a doctor, then a product manager at Google! She's founded and built products, been a physician in New Zealand and even got an MBA along the way. She talks to Scott about the intersection of all these things that interest her and more!
Doing Open Source with Brian Douglas
Brian Douglas is a Staff Developer Advocate at GitHub. He talks to Scott about his journey (and YOUR journey) into Open Source and community! Anyone can do it!
API Observability with Akita Software's Jean Yang
Jean Yang has a better way to catch breaking changes. She's been considering software verification, programming language design, type-systems, and type-safety for many years. She understands how to automatically enforce information flow policies and has now turned her eye towards founding Akita Software. They promise to make your APIs and Services easier to understand, map, manage, and maintain.
Attracting and Retaining Diverse Tech Talent with April Christina Curley
April Christina Curley is a Diversity Specialist and Educator who recently left Google where she focused on increasing hires from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). We talk about the problems of hiring in tech, the challenges faced by underrepresented groups, what companies need to focus on to retain top talent, and her thoughts talent that remains untapped by tech.
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!
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.