Giant Robots Smashing into other Giant Robots Podcast

Giant Robots Smashing into other Giant Robots Podcast

The Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots podcast is a weekly technical podcast discussing development, design, and the business of great products. Hosted by Ben Orenstein, who is joined each week by developers and designers from thoughtbot and beyond.

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    156: It Has to be Valuable (Steve Tooke)

    Ben is joined by Steve Tooke to discuss the importance of communication, testing, and building Cucumber 2.

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    155: CTO Duties (Joe Ferris)

    Ben welcomes Joe Ferris, thoughtbot's CTO, to discuss design parity within the company, inversion of control, and solving all the world's problems with monads.

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    154: Do it Right the First Time (Samir Talwar)

    Ben and Samir Talwar of Codurance discuss the appeal of functional programming, mob programming, and a different take on conferences.

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    153: Auld Lang Syne (Chad Pytel)

    As Giant Robots nears its 3 year anniversary, Ben welcomes back Chad Pytel to reflect on the highs and lows of the previous year at thoughtbot.

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    151: Open By Default (Aidan Feldman)

    Ben discusses consulting and open source from within the government, as well as choosing the right clients, and the value of mentorship, with Aidan Feldman of 18F.

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    148: We All Want to be Heard (Rebecca Miller-Webster)

    Ben talks with Rebecca Miller-Webster, Managing Director of thoughtbot Chicago, on beginners contributing to open-source, organizing conferences, and cultivating a more inclusive culture.

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    147: Cry Through it, and Keep Typing (Saron Yitbarek)

    Ben welcomes on Saron Yitbarek to talk about creating communities that foster learning and niceness; as well as getting comfortable with being uncomfortable, and how confronting that discomfort can ultimately lead to success.

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