The home team covers the hiring freezes and layoffs hitting the tech sector, burnout among freelancers and applicants for tech jobs, the dubious ethics of unpaid internships, and how to make Twitter safer by preemptively blocking people.
The home team talks about the past, present, and future of crypto; good reasons to go public with your open-source project before you think you should; and the importance of test-driven development.
This week: The Key V2.0, how to encourage documentation in open-source communities, and why security needs to shift left.
Ben and Cassidy chat with Ian Tien, CEO and cofounder, and Corey Hulen, CTO and cofounder of Mattermost, an open-source platform for developer collaboration.
Friend of the show Jon Chan, Stack Overflow’s Director of Engineering, Public Platform, joins the home team to talk about burnout: what it is, how to prevent it, and how to recover.
The home team talks about Elon Musk’s big purchase, what counts as art, and why engineers become managers for the wrong reasons.
The home team is joined by friend of the show Adam Lear, a staff software engineer on the public platform at Stack Overflow, to discuss AR glasses that help the blind navigate IRL and how we might reimagine cities for remote work.
The home team is joined by two folks who help us build and design our frontend platform: Ben Kelly and Aaron Shekey. They talk about the genesis of Stacks, Stack Overflow’s design system; this year’s April Fool’s Day gag; and the power of a consistent design system.
The home team chats with Andi Gutmans, Google’s GM and VP of Engineering, Databases about the forgotten beauty of Pascal, why so many devs hate PHP, and why companies should prioritize the developer experience.
Are the robots coming for your job? You’ve heard this question before. But in 2022, with AI increasingly ubiquitous in the lives of most coders, the issue feels more pressing.