41 episodes

There are a ton of engineering podcasts out there. But they focus on engineering. We strive to be different. Parallel Passion wants to be the podcast that delivers insight into vastly diverse lives of engineers.
Have a listen and tell us how we’re doing.

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There are a ton of engineering podcasts out there. But they focus on engineering. We strive to be different. Parallel Passion wants to be the podcast that delivers insight into vastly diverse lives of engineers.
Have a listen and tell us how we’re doing.

    40: Tobias Pfeiffer

    40: Tobias Pfeiffer

    Tobi is a developer, leader, benchmarker, Rubyist, Elixir fan, learner,
    teacher and agile crafter by passion. He loves collaboratively creating
    just about anything people enjoy - be it the Ruby User Group Berlin,
    SimpleCov, benchee, or other projects while thinking about new ideas to
    push boundaries. Currently he's helping companies onboard onto Elixir
    and creating wonderful web applications in his journey as a freelancer.


    Show Notes


    Ruby User Group Berlin
    rubycorns
    SimpleCov
    benchee
    shopify
    pivorak
    Aaron Cruz
    Shoes 4
    why the lucky stiff
    wroclove.rb
    Arne Brasseur
    Steve Klabnik
    AlphaGo
    2 hard problems tweet
    Theory X and Theory Y
    Piotr Szotkowski
    code curious
    Ruby Monstas
    metasploit
    The Agile Samurai
    Rework
    A Guide to the Good Life
    Tao Teh King
    The Art Of War
    The Manual: A Philosopher's Guide to Life
    RSA Animate: Drive
    Punished by Rewards


    Recommendations


    Sophie's World
    All Quiet on the Western Front: A Novel
    Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us


    Tobias Pfeiffer


    Twitter
    Personal Page


    Parallel Passion


    Patreon
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Facebook


    Credits


    Headway for the header photo
    Tina Tavčar for Parallel Passion logo
    Jan Jenko for intro/outro music
    Support Parallel Passion

    • 58 min
    39: Molly Struve

    39: Molly Struve

    Molly Struve is a Lead Site Reliability Engineer. During her time working in the software industry, she has had the opportunity to work on some challenging problems. When not making systems run faster, she can be found fulfilling her need for speed by riding and jumping her show horses.


    Show Notes


    Molly's Tweet
    dev.to
    Elasticsearch 5 or and Bust @ RubyConf 2019
    Amy Cuddy: Your body language may shape who you are (Power Posing)
    Lead Dev New York
    Show Jumping
    Ian Millar
    Lipizzan Horse
    Pembroke Corgi
    Cardigan Corgi
    SpaceX
    For All Mankind
    Falcon Heavy simultaneous landing
    YES! You Should Be A Mentor!
    Acronyms Seriously Suck
    Advice on Applying for a Job


    Recommendations


    Mother
    MIT
    Horses


    Molly Struve


    Twitter
    Personal Page


    Parallel Passion


    Patreon
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Facebook


    Credits


    Gene Devine for the header photo
    Tina Tavčar for Parallel Passion logo
    Jan Jenko for intro/outro music
    Support Parallel Passion

    • 1 hr 2 min
    38: Tim McNamara

    38: Tim McNamara

    Tim is an open source developer from New Zealand. He is a member of the Juju project's core team at Canonical and enjoys sharing how to make developers' lives simpler. His professional passion is data science, especially natural language processing. His recent experience has involved leading big data software projects, running training and outreach programs, and promoting open data. He's founded multiple startups and has also had several years in the public sector.


    Show Notes


    Canonical
    Ubuntu
    Juju
    Rust
    Rust in Action
    Data Analysis with Open Source Tools
    Programming Collective Intelligence
    Conway's Game of Life
    Perlin Noise
    Humanitarian OpenStreetMap
    OpenStreetMap
    TED Talk on streets vs blocks
    what3words
    iNaturalist
    Cult of the Party Parrot
    Adopt a Kākāpō parrot
    New Zealand fairy tern
    Godwit


    Recommendations


    Becoming a father
    Being made redundant
    Participating in open source


    Tim McNamara


    Twitter
    Instagram
    Personal Page


    Parallel Passion


    Patreon
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Facebook


    Credits


    Michael Shannon for the header photo
    Tina Tavčar for Parallel Passion logo
    Jan Jenko for intro/outro music
    Support Parallel Passion

    • 1 hr 1 min
    37: Steph Smith

    37: Steph Smith

    Steph has been working remotely for over three years, as a growth marketer, writer, and indie maker. She’s a big advocate for remote work and actively writes about it over at her blog, which has been read by over 350.000 people since launch earlier this year. She is also a self-taught developer and has built multiple projects, some of which have gone to #1 on Product Hunt, won awards for inclusion, and led her to be nominated for Maker of the Year in 2018.




    Show Notes


    Remote Year
    The Web Developer Bootcamp
    nomad(hubb)
    Women Make
    Make Yourself Great Again
    World Happiness Report 2019
    Correlation between activities and general happiness
    Digital Minimalism
    Why We Sleep
    Eunoia
    FeMake
    Lightroom
    The Four Tendencies


    Recommendations


    Give and Take
    Steve Jobs' Vision of the World
    Man's Search for Meaning


    Steph Smith


    Twitter
    Instagram
    Unsplash
    Steph's Blog
    Personal Page


    Parallel Passion


    Patreon
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Facebook


    Credits


    Cam DiCecca for the header photo
    Tina Tavčar for Parallel Passion logo
    Jan Jenko for intro/outro music
    Support Parallel Passion

    • 1 hr 1 min
    36: John Crepezzi

    36: John Crepezzi

    John is a Ruby developer at GitHub, based in New Jersey. He’s got a ton of
    other interests including wood & metal working, climbing, beer making, drumming, and his family.




    Show Notes


    Phil Sturgeon
    The other seejohnrun
    GothamGo 2019: Interacting with Custom-Made Hardware in Go
    Leaning Tower of Pisa
    Aaron Patterson
    Chevrolet C-10
    Yak Shaving
    Lathe
    SawStop demonstration video
    Alex Honnold
    Mr. Beer


    Recommendations


    Jimmy DiResta
    The Da Vinci Code
    Grandfather and father


    John Crepezzi


    Twitter
    Personal Page


    Parallel Passion


    Patreon
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Facebook


    Credits


    Philip Swinburn for the header photo
    Tina Tavčar for Parallel Passion logo
    Jan Jenko for intro/outro music
    Support Parallel Passion

    • 1 hr 1 min
    35: Rodoljub Petrović

    35: Rodoljub Petrović

    Rodoljub is head of Software at Turtl. He has spent the last two decades developing software and software development teams. He is a husband and a father, as well as a failed basketball player.




    Show Notes


    Turtl
    Rod's iPhone
    Twitter's Facebookisation storm
    Tweetbot
    Deliberate Practice and Performance in Music, Games, Sports, Education, and Professions: A Meta-Analysis
    Finance.si articles by Rod
    1Password password manager
    This Video Will Make You Angry
    This Too Shall Pass


    Recommendations


    Serbia national basketball team
    Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
    The Bridge on the Drina


    Rodoljub Petrović


    Twitter
    Personal Page


    Parallel Passion


    Patreon
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Facebook


    Credits


    Markus Spiske for the header photo
    Tina Tavčar for Parallel Passion logo
    Jan Jenko for intro/outro music
    Support Parallel Passion

    • 1 hr 3 min

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