Perspectives in Tech: Ever want a briefing on technology or career topics from industry experts? Bestselling tech author and speaker Don Jones opens his Contacts app to you: submit topics at donjones.com/podcast, and find yourself on the phone with the perfect expert to discuss that topic with you. Published irregularly based on audience demand.
LISTEN: Switching Careers as an Older Person
Here’s a tough topic: we’re all aware of the ageism in tech, but what if you are an older person who needs to change jobs and upgrade your career? Josh and I try to offer some thoughts for our guest.
LISTEN: Making the Switch from tech Writing to Fiction
Let’s take a slight diversion for the holiday season and do a mashup of career and hobby! I’m joined by Thomas Henson (@henson_tm), and we’re talking about making the jump from being a tech writer to a fiction writer. And, if you’re looking at becoming a tech writer, there’s some useful bonus advice there, too!
LISTEN: How Do i Decide What Tech to Focus on Next?
Josh (@joshduffney) and I are joined by Taylor Journey, who wonders what technology should be next on his “focus list” to help move his career forward. Don’t forget, YOU control the contents of this show! Visit DonJones.com/podcast to suggest new topics for us to cover.
LISTEN: When it’s Time to Change Technology Stacks…
Changing tech stacks can be expensive, painful, and frustrating—especially when a re-architecture isn’t in the cards. So what do you do? How do you think about it? Join us for some fresh perspectives.
LISTEN: Coding vs. Scripting vs. Programming (+ New Co-Host!)
Is there really a difference between “coding,” “scripting,” and “programming?” My new co-host, @joshduffney, joins me to figure it out.
LISTEN: Contemplating a Career Switch? Here’s What to Consider
Christopher and I speak with @MrThomasRayner about career switches. Not a wholesale switch to lumber or something, but rather a tweak: maybe becoming a software dev, or something like that. We discuss the things you’ve got to keep in mind, and the important fact that absolutely no tech careers are immune to “constant change and […]