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 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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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
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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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company May 11, 2011

SE Podcast #04

This week, the Stack Exchange podcast travels to England, where Jeff and Joel are joined by Stack Overflow legend Jon Skeet (and son!) along with Marc Gravell. Picking up the discussion from last week’s episode: what constitutes a good question? Our very own “How to Ask” page is a start — and it’s a mandatory…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company May 4, 2011

SE Podcast #03

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined by Scott Hanselman – tune in for their discussion of everything from MIX11 to the salads at Jack in the Box. Welcome Scott Hanselman! Be sure to check out both of Scott’s excellent podcasts at Hanselminutes and This Developer’s Life. Joel recently wrote an unintentionally controversial blog post…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company April 27, 2011

SE Podcast #02

This week on the Stack Exchange podcast, Jeff and Joel are back into the swing of the weekly podcast and jump right into business, including: The algorithm for the Stack Overflow homepage changed a little while back, showing you even more relevant content and questions every time you log in. Content farms and how much…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company April 20, 2011

SE Podcast #01

Welcome back to the first episode of the new Stack Exchange Podcast redux!  Jumping right back into the old groove, here’s what happens this week: Jeff and Joel discuss missing the openness that the old podcast provided.  Since the podcast is just a recording of their weekly call, it gives listeners an insight into the…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company July 19, 2010

Jin on Hanselminutes

Our designer in residence, Jin Yang, was on episode #222 of Hanselminutes. This is now the fifth time someone from Stack Overflow has been on Hanselminutes: Show #152 with Jeff, Jarrod and Geoff on Stack Overflow Show #175 with Jeff Atwood on optimizing your website Show #211 with Jeff Atwood on Stack Exchange Show #212…
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Co-Founder (Former)
company July 9, 2010

Stack Exchange on Herding Code

I was invited to participate again on the latest Herding Code podcast. This is my second appearance on Herding Code — you may recall I was originally on the show way, way back in August 2008! Where the original podcast was about Stack Overflow, the site, this one is generally about Stack Exchange, the network.…
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Co-Founder (Former)
company April 26, 2010

Podcast #87

Joel and Jeff sit down with our new community coordinator, Robert Cartaino, to record a “bonus” podcast discussing the future of Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange 2.0. We hired Robert Cartaino as a full time community coordinator to act as both city planner, sociologist, and programmer with deep technical background. He will be pivotal in…
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Co-Founder (Former)
company March 24, 2010

Podcast #86

Joel and Jeff sit down with Anton Geraschenko to discuss the unique qualities of a community of expert mathematicians, how to capture a sphere in a knot, and the importance of off-site backups. The Stack Overflow team will be in NYC from April 2nd to the 9th for a planning session. Expect exciting announcements at…
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Co-Founder (Former)
background March 14, 2010

Podcast Future

Hey presto! Jeff gave me permission to publish here, so from now on, you’ll be seeing posts from both of us. The first thing I want to talk about is plans for the podcast. I feel like the current podcast format needs to be freshened up a little bit. I think we’ve started repeating ourselves…
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Co-founder & Former Chairman of the Board