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.
This week: why you should be reading academic computer science papers, Go vs. C in embedded applications, and the security risks of “protestware.”
Ben and Cassidy compare notes on Plex.tv, the rapid collapse of Fast.co, and why rigorous adherence to personal security protocols can make the FBI suspicious.
The home team discusses pay equity at New Relic, Okta’s security SNAFU, and the AI creating “wildly good” generative art.
This week: best practices for speeding up Next.js apps, why human laziness is the ultimate security threat, and creating gorgeous art with CSS.
The home team chats with Jon Chan, Stack Overflow’s Director of Engineering, Public Platform, about his path from self-taught developer to director of engineering, why his management mantra is “Delegate and elevate,” the profound value of a diverse and inclusive workplace, and the Neopets-to-frontend-development pipeline. Plus, Jon gives excellent advice to all the self-taught developers out there.