Stories about developers and their lives.
What do you do when your voice gains an audience? Do you rattle cages or open doors? That's what we talk about in this episode.
Scott talks to Anjuan Simmons about the power of lending your privilege [https://anjuansimmons.com/talks/lending-privilege/], lifting people up by getting out of the way.
Rob talks to April Edwards [https://peeifyouwanttogofaster.com/] about being an ally, listening, and shutting up. April's blog post about her health battle can be found here [https://peeifyouwanttogofaster.com/2023/02/16/battles-from-a-female-triathlete-when-your-body-fails-you/].
The music used for this show is shared, kindly, by the following artists - our thanks to them!
* Zakhar Dziubenko [https://pixabay.com/users/rockot-1947599/?utm_source=link-attribution&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=music&utm_content=173066]
* SPMusic [https://pixabay.com/users/spmusic-34490764/?utm_source=link-attribution&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=music&utm_content=173410]
* OctoSound [https://pixabay.com/users/octosound-39205072/?utm_source=link-attribution&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=music&utm_content=172670]
* Alexi Action [https://pixabay.com/users/alexiaction-26977400/?utm_source=link-attribution&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=music&utm_content=126735]
* Nine Inch Nails [https://www.nin.com/music/ghosts/](as always)
* Praz Khanal [https://pixabay.com/users/prazkhanal-24653570/?utm_source=link-attribution&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=music&utm_content=169039]
How does our Faith drive us? Do you have Faith in yourself and your abilities, and how do you know you're on the right path? In this episode of This Developer's Life we offer you two stories.
Rob has packed up his family and is travelling the world. He talks about his Faith in his children, recorded in a small town in Greece.
Then we talk to Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, aka Sammus, about her crisus of Faith. She's juggling getting a PhD from Cornell while her side career as a musician is starting to take off. Which path is the right path?
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - Mae Jemison
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - No Hands
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - The Father
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - 1080p
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - Pity Party
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - Success
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - Power Ups
* Sammus [https://sammusmusic.bandcamp.com/music] - Cybernetic Armor
In this episode of This Developer's Life we ask the hard questions about space. Why aren't we on Mars? Why haven't we gone back to the moon? We talk to Paul Lutus, Dan Bricklin, Tamar Cohen, and hear from Ray Bradbury.
Scott and Rob have not yet gone to space and don't understand why. In this episode of This Developer's Life we ask the hard questions about space. Why aren't we on Mars? Why haven't we gone back to the moon? We talk to Paul Lutus, Dan Bricklin, Tamar Cohen, and hear from Ray Bradbury.
Thank you to Jeff Goldsmith [http://www.theqandapodcast.com/2012/06/ray-bradbury-q.html], maker of the free storytelling app Backstory [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/backstory/id521967972?mt=8], for allowing us to use his recording of Ray Bradbury from Comic-Con 2010.
Big thanks from both my wife and myself for the outpouring of support after our Cancer announcement [http://www.hanselman.com/blog/Cancer.aspx]. Last year was a long year and the Cancer part of the year was particularly long.
We were very private about the whole thing and waited to tell anyone until we knew we were mostly OK. However, to my surprise, the day of the diagnosis my wife, who has never shown much interested in podcasting announced "I want to record an audio Cancer Diary. Can you do that?"
So we did.
We honestly didn't know if we were going to publish this when we started but after a month of editing late into the night, we are.
This episode of This Developer's Life takes a half year of our lives and many, many hours of audio and turns it into a single hour show that Mo and I are happy to share it with you today.
I hope you enjoy the show and that you and yours are, and remain, healthy.
The music tracks this week are used under Creative Commons. Please check out our friends on SoundCloud.
* Xinbi [https://soundcloud.com/xinbi/elysian-rain] - Elysian Rain
* Ian Redfield Music [https://soundcloud.com/irmproductions/thoughtful-violin] - Thoughtful Violin (2010)
* Yogi Music [https://soundcloud.com/yogimusic/loung-house-sample?in=scott-hanselman/sets/tdl-c] - Stuff
* Lunova Labs [https://soundcloud.com/lunova/la-vie-ft-olivia-lee?in=scott-hanselman/sets/tdl-c] - La Vie
* Jéan-Paul D. Jackson [https://soundcloud.com/jeanpauljackson/mimi] - Mimi
* SlightWhiteRabbit [https://soundcloud.com/slightlywhiterabbit/relax-1] - Relax1
* Seven Lions [https://soundcloud.com/owslaofficial/seven-lions-days-to-come] - Days to Come
* itsjakez [https://soundcloud.com/itsjakez/cancer] - Cancer
Where does drama come from? How do we react to it? How much drama can be created by simple semicolon? This week we explore The Great Semicolon Affair.
* Peter Cooper [https://twitter.com/peterc] Friendly publisher, programmer and author
* Derick Bailey [https://twitter.com/derickbailey]Consultant and aspiring microprenuer
* H. Alan Stevens [https://twitter.com/alanstevens] Father, Geek & Speaker
* Dave Ward [https://twitter.com/encosia] Software developer focusing on jQuery and web application usability.
* Sara Chipps [https://twitter.com/sarajchipps] Just a girl, standing in front of a compiler, asking it to love her.
* Tenderlove [https://twitter.com/tenderlove] When I'm not trimming my beard, I'm hanging out with my lady.
The music tracks this week are either Creative Commons from Magnatune or 30 - 60 seconds snips used as Fair Use.
How many empty brain cells do you have in your head? How capable are you of learning something completely new, and retaining what you already know? Scott and Rob talk to two developers this week who flex their ability to learn to both have fun, and succeed at their career.
* Patrick Cauldwell [https://twitter.com/pcauldwell] Liberal Arts Major and Author of Code Leader
* Zach Johnson [http://zachjohnson.net/] 17-year old home-school kid who has an internship building rockets at Microsoft
The music tracks this week are either Creative Commons from Magnatune or 30 - 60 seconds snips used as Fair Use. Most of the music for the show was from a single artist: Aluminum Forest. An amazing album worth your time - go check it out.
* Aluminum Forest [http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/aluminum-forest/id484869650] - Aluminum Forest
* Nine Inch Nails [http://ghosts.nin.com/main/home] - Ghosts
* Daft Punk [http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tron-legacy-reconfigured/id426251101] - TRON: Legacy Reconfigured
This week's evocative photo is from Flickr and is used under Creative Commons. [http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnbullas/5042846972/]
Nailed the feeling of TAL
As a young dev this podcast is amazing insight into what the future may hold. Rob Connor offers a fantastic perspective, great interview guest, and the accompanying music offers the right emotion to tell the story with added sensation. I truly feel connected to the people in this podcast by the way the host humanizes them, even though they are highly skilled and experienced. The storytelling breaks everything down into bite-sized chunks of humanity that we can all, even non-developers, relate to.
I just started listening to developer podcasts and this is by far my favorite. I hope y'all get back to making regular episodes. I'm assuming you stopped because Rob has been traveling. Keep it up guys!
Funny and informative
This is a great podcast not only for dev folks, but even non-dev folks. The content, the music, and the banter between Scott and Rob are really funny.