se-stackoverflow June 3, 2022

Kidnapping an NFT (Ep. 449)

Friend of the show Adam Lear, a staff software engineer on the public platform at Stack Overflow, joins the home team to talk about one of the biggest tech acquisitions in history, why Ceora includes memes in her talks, and what happens when somebody “kidnaps” a celebrity’s NFT.
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Friend of the show Adam Lear, a staff software engineer on the public platform at Stack Overflow, joins the home team to talk about one of the biggest tech acquisitions in history, why Ceora includes memes in her talks, and what happens when somebody “kidnaps” a celebrity’s NFT.

Episode notes:

The Web3 crime of the century? Seth Green’s Bored Ape NFT is kidnapped by dastardly phishing scammers, kiboshing the TV series Green was developing around the Bored Ape character. Read more.

Ceora served as a resident emcee at this year’s Remix Conf. She and Cassidy offer advice for developers who want to give talks or host conferences. 

In tech industry news: Broadcom acquires VMWare for $61 billion, one of the largest tech acquisitions in history.

Today in tech recs: Matt recommends Logitech’s MX Mechanical keyboard; Adam recommends roadmap.sh, a community dedicated to creating roadmaps, guides, and other resources to guide developers as they start their careers or upskill along the way.

Today’s Lifeboat badge goes to user munk for their answer to Python path as a string.

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