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.
Infrastructure as code is complicated enough, but building a managed IAC service is a whole other level of complicated.
Matt and Cassidy talk about the open-source startups winning investors and attention, why even small contributions to open-source projects are important, and how founders can encourage those contributions.
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.
We chat with Michael Chenetz, Head of Developer Content at Cisco, about the importance of bringing security into the discussion very early in the SDLC.
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.