The Stack Overflow Podcast

The Stack Overflow podcast is a frank and funny conversation about what it means to work in software and how code is reshaping our world. As it celebrates its 12th anniversary, it’s a must listen for any programmer, as necessary as Stack Overflow itself.

company August 10, 2011

SE Podcast #15 – Michael Natkin

Joining Jeff and Joel this week is Michael Natkin, from our Cooking.SE site.  Michael is especially interesting because he is a computer programmer, but he doesn’t answer questions at Stack Overflow, only on the Cooking site (he’s our first guest to do so!) – he also writes over at Herbivoracious (which he started back in…
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company August 3, 2011

SE Podcast #14 – Miguel De Icaza

Miguel De Icaza joins Jeff & Joel this week to discuss everything from Miguel’s many projects to identity on the internet to playdates for toddlers.  Miguel is a force in the software world, having initiated and contributed to all kinds of products over the years – he’s also well known for being one of the…
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company July 27, 2011

SE Podcast #13 – Jin Yang

Jeff & Joel are joined this week by Jin Yang – our resident web/graphic designer here at Stack (the distinction between the two becomes a discussion point).  Once we get the proper picture of Jin in the chatroom, he relates everything from his background in design to how he ended up at Stack Exchange and…
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company July 20, 2011

SE Podcast #12 – Patrick McKenzie

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined by Patrick McKenzie – StackOverflow contributor, internet commentator and SEO expert (especially when it comes to driving traffic for Halloween bingo cards).  After a few early tech issues (don’t worry, we cleaned up for everyone at home) we jump right into things, with tons of discussion, including: The big news…
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company July 6, 2011

SE Podcast #11 – Rory Blyth

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined by Rory Blyth (with no ‘e’ as he is very insistent) fresh off his move to a new house in Portland, OR.  This week’s topics include: Rory has had a whirlwind of moving and relocating as of late.  Today is the first day he got more than 3…
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company June 29, 2011

SE Podcast #10 – Steve Karantza

Jeff & Joel are joined by Steve Karantza, better know as Shirlock Homes, our #1 user on the DIY Stack Exchange.  Steve is also our first non-programmer oriented guest on the podcast! Everyone wanted to know how Steve ended up on the site: turns out his son is a computer programmer who has used Stack…
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company June 22, 2011

SE Podcast #09

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined by Greg Wilson, an author, developer, and former university professor, who is also an expert on open source software development.  Once make it through the jokes and get his mic sounding great, we can jump in and explore all kinds of interesting topics, like: Everyone’s favorite Canadian airline?…
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company June 16, 2011

SE Podcast #08

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined live “in studio” by Marco Arment, creator of Instapaper and formerly the lead developer at Tumblr.  This week’s topics include: What’s the proper numbering format for podcast episodes: decimal, binary, octal?  There’s also an extensive debate regarding whether Marco has ever been on the podcast: everyone but Joel…
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company June 8, 2011

SE Podcast #07

Jeff and Joel are joined by Sam Saffron (aka Waffles), our only Australian developer at Stack Exchange! Does “Hell Banning” — making a problematic user’s posts visible to just him or her — make sense? You can see Jeff’s post about it over on Coding Horror. When issues like this are presented to the community,…
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company June 1, 2011

SE Podcast #06

It’s our first test of a live podcast!  In case you missed it, we streamed this week’s podcast live during the taping. It’s something we’re playing with and may continue to do in the future if it is popular.  You can tune in to the live tapings Tuesdays @ 4 PM Eastern / 1 PM…
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company May 18, 2011

SE Podcast #05

The podcast is on the road again this week, with Jeff and Joel coming to you live from Jeff’s living room in El Cerrito, CA.  They’re also joined by Josh Heyer (aka Shog9) who calls in from Colorado.  This is actually the second time we’ve done a podcast from Jeff’s house, the first time being…
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