Shaundai Person is an engineer and career switcher who is using the skills from her previous career to be successful in her new one! She's also a mom and is applying all of this to learn how to teach! She's a blogger and trainer and has been deliberate in her journey to teaching and sharing her experiences. She shares her techniques and styles with Scott in this episode!
Jina Anne is a Designer and Advocate with a passion for Design Systems and Design Tokens. What are Design Systems? Are they limiting or are they freeing? What happens when giant companies make a design system - does the whole industry move? What do things "look old" and need to be "refreshed?"
In this collaboration with ACM ByteCast and Hanselminutes, Scott welcomes 2013 ACM A.M. Turing Award laureate Leslie Lamport of Microsoft Research, best known for his seminal work in distributed and concurrent systems, and as the initial developer of the document preparation system LaTeX and the author of its first manual.
There's Developers, and there's Infosec, right? Folks that sling code, and the security people that complain about the coders. Rey Bango talks to Scott about the mindset that developers should consider today - where security is baked into the process from day 0.
Home Assistant allows you to control all your devices without storing any of your data in the cloud. The project was started as a Python application by Paulus Schoutsen in September 2013 and has turned into a massively popular series of projects that span hundreds of devices! Plus, they like to keep your privacy private!
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 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.
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!
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.