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 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
company March 13, 2010

Podcast #85

In this episode of the Stack Overflow podcast, Joel and Jeff discuss the pursuit of venture capital, why Joel is ending his blog, and the hidden power of Google’s web spider. We were surprised that so many people who read Joel’s article about our venture capital experiment were unable to imagine any way we could…
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Co-Founder (Former)
company February 20, 2010

Podcast #84

Joel sits down with the Stack Exchange team, who are working on the hosted version of Stack Overflow at the Fog Creek offices in New York City. Meet the Stack Exchange team — David Fullerton, Aaron Maenpaa, and Emmett Nicholas. For Stack Exchange sites that have a smaller community, Stack Exchanges may email users more…
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Co-Founder (Former)
company February 11, 2010

Podcast #83

In this episode of the Stack Overflow podcast, Joel and Jeff discuss the promise and peril of Email (both social and technical), Google Buzz, and the value of training material. I will be at Webstock 2010 and in New Zealand for the next two weeks. I was excited to learn that the singer Wing is…
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Co-Founder (Former)
company February 5, 2010

Podcast #82

In this episode of the Stack Overflow podcast, Joel and Jeff sit down with Mac developer Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Software to discuss his experience as a longtime Mac developer and small Mac software business owner, and the possible impact of the iPad. Daniel launched Red Sweater software way back in 1999 (and has…
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Co-Founder (Former)
company February 1, 2010

Podcast #81

In this episode of the Stack Overflow podcast, Joel and Jeff discuss the value of Deep Blue, the Five Whys process, and whether programmers should blog. If you work at a fancy company like Fog Creek, you’ll have access to a Latte machine, and you too can create Latte art! Checkers is now a solved…
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