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Building vs. Buying Software with Ayan Barua

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Siftery_Edited_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Even if you’re building, you’re building on top of existing open source architecture. You’re not really starting from scratch – all of us are standing on the shoulders of giants.” Building a software business today requires lots of decision making. Building software isn’t just about choosing a programming language, or a framework, or a database. Developers have to choose the right cloud service

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npm with Laurie Voss

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Npm_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Node doesn’t have dependency hell – JavaScript absolutely does.” Node.js powers an increasing number of applications in the modern web. As node’s popularity grew, npm evolved in parallel as its default package manager and it has become a robust system for sharing and developing node programs. Yet today, npm is growing beyond its roots, and poised to become a generalized framework for all

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Engineering Cloud Services with Sam Kottler

“A lot of our customers are kind of AWS refugees who really don’t want all the stuff amazon has, and they just want a really easy to use system that is reliable.”

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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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Building a Marketplace for Engineers with Breanden Beneschott

“It’s like trying to give any sort of standardized test to people who are essentially hackers – these things get hacked. People are much more complex than an automated algorithm test.”

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Engineering at Quora with Shreyes Seshasai

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Quora_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “If an engineer is doing something repeatedly over and over again, their mind is immediately going to jump to that place where it’s like ‘Okay how can I make this faster?’ or ‘How can I save myself time?’” Quora is a Q&A website where questions are asked, answered, edited and organized by its community of users. Shreyes Seshasai is the Director of Engineering

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Founding Digital Ocean with Moisey Uretsky

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/digital_ocean_edited.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download “It’s a classic case where you have to be contrarian. It seems like the worst idea in the world to start a cloud hosting business. We didn’t know any better.” Moisey Uretsky is the cofounder of Digital Ocean, a leading cloud hosting provider based in New York. “It’s the usual immigrant story. My parents moved to America when we were four or five.

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Hiring Engineers with Ammon Bartram

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Triplebyte_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Humans are the most complicated thing out there – judging human skill is extremely hard, there’s all kinds of ways that people can be good.” Triplebyte is a technical hiring platform that vets engineers using a comprehensive evaluation platform and connects them to companies that are interesting in hiring them. Triplebyte was part of the Y Combinator summer class of 2015. Ammon Bartram

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Code Fellows with Dave Parker

“We’re not in the business of taking tuition, we’re in the business of getting people jobs.”

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Galvanize Data Science with Jonathan Dinu and Ryan Orban

“There’s not enough data scientists out there, and every company wants them to do everything. So, you really have to focus on ‘How can I be most impactful with the limited time and resources I have?’ ”

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