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42 Coding School with Brittany Bir

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/42CodingSchool.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download 42 is tuition-free developer school for students from 18-30. It was started by Xavier Niel, a French billionaire who wanted to encourage a new model of software education. 42 has campuses in France and Silicon Valley. 42 has very high standards for the students it admits, because the students that get in are not paying tuition, but they have 24/7 access to high

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Doing Anything with George Anders

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/GeorgeAnders.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Software gives us new ways of communicating with each other. Engineers build scalable systems for e-commerce, helpdesk, and video sharing–and these systems do scale, to millions of people. But software alone cannot serve all of the demands of all the users and customers on these platforms. We need customer service representatives to address unexpected demands. We need design specialists to evaluate the interface

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Software in Latin America with Mariana Costa

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/SWinLatinAmerica.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Access to education is something everyone strives for but not all achieve–especially education that leads to meaningful and well-paying work. In today’s world where software is eating all sorts of industries, access to a good technical education is still out of the reach of many people. Laboratoria is a social enterprise which teaches women from low-income backgrounds in Peru, Mexico and Chile how

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Devoxx4Kids with Arun Gupta

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Devoxx4Kids_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Devoxx4Kids is an organization that is inspiring children through robotics, programming, and engineering. Kids who attend a Devoxx4Kids workshop are exposed to entertaining and educational activities, such as writing a Minecraft mod or programming an Arduino.   Arun Gupta is a software engineer and the president of the board for Devoxx4Kids USA. In this episode we discuss coding education for kids, and what

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The Recurse Center with Nick Bergson-Shilcock

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Recurse_edited_fixed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Learning to program is about self-driven exploration. Universities help guide you, coding boot camps provide a rigorous environment to work in, and online coding courses provide content for you to study. But none of this will turn you into a great programmer unless you have the drive to improve and the curiosity to explore.   The Recurse Center is a place where people

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Pixar in a Box with Kitt Hirasaki

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Pixar_in_a_Box_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Pixar has made some of the most successful movies of all time: Toy Story, WALL-E, Monsters Inc, and many others.   These movies are made with cutting-edge computer animation techniques that Pixar often has to invent in order to tell the story it wants to tell. Pixar has teamed up with Khan Academy to teach anyone who wants to learn the basics of

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JavaScript and Frontend Development with Marc Grabanski

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/frontend_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Seeing stuff happen is exciting in the early days. But when you try to be at the senior level, at the architect level, you have to understand that there is a cost to adopting a higher level abstraction.” Frontend web development was simpler in the past–CSS, HTML, and JavaScript were all you needed to know. Today, we have mobile web, React, Angular, PHP,

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CodeNewbie with Saron Yitbarek

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Codenewbie_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “There are advantages in the newness of coding.” CodeNewbie is a community of programmers and people learning to code. There are so many people learning about software today, and CodeNewbie gives them a place to hang out, socialize, and become comfortable with the world of software. CodeNewbie has an excellent podcast, and if you like Software Engineering Daily you should check it out.

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Helping Veterans Learn to Code with David Molina

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/opcode_fixed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “We’re already problem solvers, and we’re just trying to be problem solvers on the web.” Military veterans have the right set of skills to become programmers. Technical expertise, emotional resilience, psychological persistence, and teamwork–these are the qualities of the US army and they are the qualities of the best programmers. More and more veterans who leave the army are becoming coders, and the

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The Software Engineering Job Market with Hiten Parmar

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Hired_Edited_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Even Larry at Google has said that if he could hire 100,000 more people, he would – he just can’t find them.” In many ways the engineering job market is broken. Engineers cannot find the right jobs where they are valued properly and enjoy their work. Employers have difficulty filling their positions and finding the right people that fit their cultures. Traditional matchmakers

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Cassandra with Tim Berglund

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Cassandra_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “There isn’t any central node in Cassandra. Every node is a peer, there is no master – there is no single point of failure.” Apache Cassandra can serve as both the real-time data store for online transactional applications, as well as the read-intensive database for data warehousing operations. In order to combine these two use cases into a single database, Apache Cassandra required

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President Obama’s Hour of Code

From Hadi Partovi’s answer via Quora: This is a great story. Code.org launched in February, 2013 with a video (What Most Schools Don’t Teach).  At that time, we had little more than a video, a great name, and a web site. I was a one-man team at the time, with no full-time staff, nor cash in the bank. Even the volunteers and contractors who had made the video had finished their

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Bridge Foundry with Sarah Allen

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/bridge_foundry_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “If we don’t have all of the people represented in the creation activities, I don’t believe we’re going to end up with the solutions that we need for our society.” Technology careers are not as accessible to certain demographics, such as women. Sarah Allen is working to change that through education and outreach. Sarah Allen created RailsBridge and Bridge Foundry, a pair of

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Applying Software Research to Industry with Andy Ko

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/answerdash_Edited_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “It’s not just about tools, it’s also a lot about how you structure a team, how you structure the communication between engineers, how you facilitate decision making – all of those things.” University research produces numerous papers about software engineering. Unfortunately, many of the problems explored by these software engineering researchers have no actual application. These papers fall into The Black Hole of

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Code Cartoons with Lin Clark

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Codecartoons_Edited_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “So much writing about tech is cheerleading – really being enthusiastic and throwing around words that don’t necessarily mean the things that people think they mean.” Lin Clark is today’s guest on Software Engineering Daily, and she joins Jeff to talk about Code Cartoons, a webcomic that explains Facebook’s open source projects like Flux and Relay with the same elegance and creativity as

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The Fluent Conference with Peter Cooper and Simon St. Laurent

“Its very easy to run an event where you have people literally teaching you what you could learn from a book or a video or whatever. What we need to provide is an experience, so that people can actually make a transformation from where they are now to where they want to be.”

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Developer Tea with Jonathan Cutrell

“Our field moves so quickly that learning is kind of a fundamental skill – not every field is that way.”

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Teaching Inmates to Code with Wes Bailey

“This is a group of people who largely have been told their entire life that they’re failures – we’re going in and we’re saying ‘Hey this is just about the most complex thing that humanity has ever done, why don’t you give it a try?’ ”

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Digital Transformation of Government with Sarah Allen

“When we say a ‘21st century government’, what we’re seeing is that people are using their smartphones, they’re online, and we have the potential to actually deliver better services to our people at dramatically lower costs.”

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Data Science with Srini Kadamati

“I really think that data science is like design in the sense that it’s a way of thinking.”

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