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.

podcast March 3, 2020

Podcast: Don’t Miss Your Stop

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.
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podcast February 25, 2020

Podcast – Anil Dash talks Glitch and Glimmer

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…
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podcast February 4, 2020

Podcast: Your Buddy is Typing

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.
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podcast December 17, 2019

Podcast: Time For Some Major League Hacking

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…
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