Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices. Talk and Tech for Developers, Life-long Learners, and Technologists.

Looking at Azure Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow with Jason Zander

November 11, 2021 00:33:25 32.08 MB Downloads: 0

Jason Zander, EVP of the Azure Team joins Scott Hanselman to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Azure Friday. In this special crossover episode with Hanselminutes, they reflect on Azure history and Jason's career at Microsoft during that timeframe.http://www.azurefriday.com 

Climbing high while staying grounded with Annyce Davis

November 04, 2021 00:32:52 31.54 MB Downloads: 0

Scott talks with Annyce Davis, Senior Engineering Director at Meetup, about how to advance in your engineering career while maintaining a hold on the technology, community, and processes that you got there. We'll learn why she feel like sharing what you know is one of the best ways to stay connected to the community!https://adavis.info/Course: Programming Foundations and Fundamentals

Dr. Jelani Nelson - in partnership with ACM Bytecast

October 28, 2021 00:36:02 34.59 MB Downloads: 14

In this special episode of Hanselminutes, co-produced in partnership with ACM ByteCast we welcome Jelani Nelson, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Theory Group at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Research Scientist at Google. Among his honors, he won the 2014 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He is the creator of AddisCoder, a computer science summer program for Ethiopian high school students in Addis Ababa.Jelani and Scott discuss his journey from learning HTML when he was 12 to becoming a theoretical computer scientist. They talk about the spectrum between software engineering and theory and how even theoretical CS research can have an impact on industry practice; teaching his Introduction to Algorithms course of more than 700 students; running a highly successful algorithmic boot camp for students in Ethiopia to learn coding; the times he feels most accomplished in his work; and the importance of creating access and awareness of computing opportunities for students.

The next generation of AI Dungeon with Latitude's Nick Walton

October 21, 2021 00:32:28 31.16 MB Downloads: 0

AI Dungeon took the tech world by storm in 2019 when it was released as a free-to-play single-player and multiplayer text adventure game that uses artificial intelligence to generate content. Now Nick Walton and the team at Latitude are looking at how AI can make games even more open world than we could have imagined!

Building 0 A.D. a free, open-source game of ancient warfare

October 14, 2021 00:32:59 31.65 MB Downloads: 0

0 A.D. is a free and open-source real-time strategy video game under development by Wildfire Games. It is a historical war and economy game made an international group of volunteer game developers and it is AMAZING. The game is cross-platform, playable on Windows, macOS, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, even Raspberry Pi! Stanislas Dolcini has been working on 0 A.D. for years and shares with Scott how it started and how it's going!https://play0ad.com for free!

Back to the Technology Future Again with Eric Newcomer

October 07, 2021 00:32:59 31.66 MB Downloads: 0

Is everything old new again? Scott chats with Eric Newcomer about the recurring patterns he's seen as the CTO of WSO2 and across his career as a technologist building large systems. We'll talk about complexity vs. simplicity, abstraction vs. control, and one of Eric's favorite topics - transactions and eventual consistency. Eric will also explain the value of the new Ballerina open-source programming language for the cloud that makes it easier to use, combine, and create network services, and how it is used in Choreo - a new integration Platform as a Service for API developers.ChoreoWSO2

Teach Little Hackers to Code Without a Computer with Brandon Tory

September 30, 2021 00:33:02 31.71 MB Downloads: 0

Little Hackers is a new book from Google engineer and multi-hyphenate Brandon Tory that launched on Kickstarter this week! It's designed to teach kids to program computers without requiring touching a computer! Scott talks to Brandon about how he learned and how he thinks the next generation of kids can learn to code and think about systems.https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/littlehackers/little-hackers-learning-to-code-for-early-readersWatch the video version here https://youtu.be/B5JDczjJvwg 

Finding Your Path to Technology with Krystal Maughan

September 23, 2021 00:38:35 37.03 MB Downloads: 0

PhD candidate and researcher Krystal Maughan didn't plan her career, but instead focused on being present and in the moment as events and opportunities presented themselves. Luck is opportunity plus preparation and Krystal makes her own luck by being deeply prepared and by consistently showing up! What can we learn from Krystal's (circuitous) journey into technology and science?

Scaling the Metaverse with Roblox CTO Daniel Sturman

September 16, 2021 00:32:44 31.43 MB Downloads: 36

"Roblox’s vision for the metaverse is to create a platform for immersive co-experiences, where people can come together within millions of 3D experiences to learn, work, play, create, and socialize." Scott talks to Roblox CTO Daniel Sturman about the challenges and triumphs of building and scaling the multiverse with Roblox! Also, check out the Roblox Tech Talks Podcast as well! https://corp.roblox.com/technology/ https://blog.roblox.com/2021/09/future-communication-metaverse/

Exploring the brain with music and science with Dr. Simón(e) Sun

September 09, 2021 00:37:05 35.6 MB Downloads: 0

Simón(e) Sun, PhD is a scientist, musician, and artist in the J. Tollkuhn Lab at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Applied Transgender Studies. She received her PhD in the R.W. Tsien Lab at the NYU Neuroscience Institute studying neuroplasticity. Their current project SÉN, uses their own experimental data they've acquired from exploring the brain!https://www.simonesun.com

Powering Cloud gaming with Rainway's Andrew Sampson

September 02, 2021 00:30:20 29.11 MB Downloads: 0

Recently Seattle-based startup Rainway came out with big news - the tech behind its web-based gaming platform powers the PC and iOS versions of Microsoft’s Project xCloud. Scott talks to Andrew Sampson about his journey and how Rainway uses web tech and make the impossible possible.

Climbing the Engineering Ladder with Amal Hussein

August 26, 2021 00:35:11 33.77 MB Downloads: 0

Amal Hussein is an engineer, community organizer, podcaster and budding entrepreneur. She is currently a Principal Software Engineer at Indigo, where she is focused on building global agricultural transportation software to annually save the planet millions of gallons of fuel. When she isn’t working on saving the universe from itself, you find her podcasting on JS Party or The Web Platform Podcast.

Tech Startup Life in a Pandemic with QuirkChat's Bee Law

August 19, 2021 00:34:05 32.72 MB Downloads: 0

Bee Law has been starting up her startup for years...and it's happening! She talks to Scott about Tech Startup Life, the realities of raising money, growing a team, and taking opportunities as life gives them to you while creating https://www.quirkchat.com/

DevSecOps or SecDevOps with Wabbi's Brittany Greenfield

August 12, 2021 00:31:31 30.25 MB Downloads: 0

DevSecOps vs. SecDevOps vs. DevOpsSec: Is there really a difference in these secure DevOps terms? We all agree we need to not only secure DevOps but we want secure software to pop out the other side of our ops pipelines. Folks often have 'security teams' that are separate...how important is it to get not just a segment in the DevOps pipeline but really integrated end to end? Scott chats with Wabbi's Brittany Greenfield about the future of DevOps+Security.

Maximizing machine learning performance with OctoML and Luis Ceze

August 05, 2021 00:31:51 30.57 MB Downloads: 0