A Nigerian financial analyst with a habit of getting lost connects remotely with a Siberian app developer. Together, they would go on to build a mapping app worth $1 billion, all without ever meeting face to face.
This week we chat with Anil Dash, CEO of Glitch and board member here at Stack Overflow. He breaks down the tech behind Glitch apps, explains why the company is launching an online magazine called Glimmer, and talks about the fight to keep the web weird, fun, and open to all. Glitch, a platform that…
We try to climb the teetering tower of abstraction, examine a human readable magazine on computing, and prepare for Y2038.
Sara returns from Miami. The crew chats about Monoliths vs microservices and the lessons we've learned as manager and ICs.
Teresa Dietrich, Stack Overflow's new Chief Product Officer, talks about the time a new feature for AOL Instant Messenger almost took down the company's whole network.
We chat with Alex Qin, co-founder and CEO of the Code Cooperative, about teaching formerly incarcerated individuals to code.
This week on the Stack Overflow Podcast: the best way for engineers to give feedback to executives. Plus, a quick dive into Blazor.
Can software developers really impact the way hundreds of millions of people access healthcare and pay taxes?
To kick things off, we talk about Yap, a fun new project from Paul’s company, Postlight. Employees get to partake in a Labs program where they can pursue side projects that interest them. Yap is “an ephemeral, real-time chat room with up to six participants. Your messages appear and disappear as quickly as you type…