The Stack Overflow Podcast

The Stack Overflow Podcast is a twice-weekly conversation about working in software development, learning to code, and the art and culture of computer programming. Hosted by Sara Chipps, Paul Ford, and Ben Popper, the series will feature questions from our community, interviews with fascinating guests, and humorous takes on what’s happening in tech.

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company May 28, 2008

Podcast #7

This is the seventh episode of the StackOverflow podcast, wherein Joel and I discuss the following: Many thanks to Stuart Cam for recording a stackoverflow theme song; a brief digression on the introductions to the Sopranos and Get Smart. How programmers know it’s a holiday: the door to the office is locked, or the Google…
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company May 20, 2008

Podcast #6

This is the sixth episode of the StackOverflow podcast, wherein Joel and I discuss the following: A mercifully brief critique of Joel’s Skype avatar. Of course, he should be using this image. The other programmer I’m working with, Jarrod, will be visiting me this week. It’s his first visit to California! Welcome to the San…
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company May 19, 2008

Update Your Flash Player

I noticed that a few people have had trouble with the embedded flash podcast player in the podcast posts. They reported that Joel and I sounded like chipmunks. I was able to duplicate this problem using a virtual machine and a stock version of Windows XP. If you’re having the chipmunk playback problem, you have…
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company May 15, 2008

Recording Podcast Questions Using Your Telephone

If you want to submit a question for the next podcast, it must be in audio format. If you don’t have an easy way to record your question, here’s how. Use the BlogTalkRadio Cinch service: Call (646) 200-0000 Talk Get the RSS feed at http://cinch.blogtalkradio.com/YOURPHONENUMBER I just tried it, and it really works! I called…
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company May 14, 2008

Podcast #5

This is the fifth episode of the StackOverflow podcast, wherein Joel and I discuss the following: Trivia clarifications from podcast #3: Leonardo DiCaprio on Growing Pains, and how the Fonz actually Jumped the Shark in Happy Days Thanks for all the offers to pitch in and help! The StackOverflow private beta should be in about…
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company May 7, 2008

Podcast #4

This is the fourth episode of the StackOverflow podcast, wherein Joel and I discuss the following: Why we think stackoverflow.com isn’t “reinventing the wheel”, or at least, reinventing it in a useful way. Failure, however, is always an option. We will be using ASP.NET MVC to build stackoverflow, as covered in my recent blog post.…
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company April 30, 2008

Podcast #3

This is the third episode of the StackOverflow podcast, wherein Joel and I discuss the following: A brief, but awesome, reference to Donald Gibb in Revenge of the Nerds. We are now using Skype and Pamela to record our podcast for higher quality. Joel’s original 2002 Recommended Programmer Reading list and Jeff’s Top 5 Programming…
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company April 23, 2008

Podcast #2

This is the second episode of the StackOverflow podcast, wherein Joel and I discuss the following: Why have a podcast at all? What’s the point? A discussion about some the podcasts Joel listens to: John Dvorak, Adam Curry. StackOverflow podcast transcription wiki courtesy of FogBugz New RSS feed at blog.stackoverflow.com, with podcast specific RSS feed…
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company April 17, 2008

Podcast #1

This is the inaugural episode of the StackOverflow Podcast, with your hosts Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood, wherein we explain what StackOverflow.com will be. We hope. If you’d like to submit a question to be answered in our next episode, record an audio file (90 seconds or less) and mail it to podcast@stackoverflow.com. The transcript…
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