Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman



“You’ve listened to podcasts where you gotta fast forward 8-9 minutes in before the actual meat happens.”

Scott Hanselman is a technologist, teacher and podcaster who works for Microsoft on its web platform team. Scott hosts several podcasts including Hanselminutes and This Developer’s Life, which cover various topics in software.


  • When you started Hanselminutes, what was your goal for the show?
  • What makes the shows by Charlie Rose and Terry Gross the gold standard?
  • What are the most salient changes you’re seeing at Microsoft these days?
  • What are the important levers to pull in order to improve developer experience?
  • What problems are you working on day-to-day?
  • What comes to your mind when you hear the word “audacity”?
  • What’s the biggest piece of advice you can give to developers?



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