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Soylent Engineering with John Coogan

“We saw a really great opportunity to build a food company that takes technology seriously from the ground up, and have that be our competitive advantage as we grow and scale.”

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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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Responsive Government with Santiago Siri

“Everything has changed around our lives — the way we connect with each other, the way we communicate, the way we work, even the way we fall in love – except the way we govern ourselves, as a society.”

DemocracyOS is an open-source application for online decision making.

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Rethinking Documentation with Greg Koberger

“If you focus on improving the developer experience, it will naturally translate into good documentation.”

ReadMe is simplifying the process of writing documentation. The platform provides a readymade developer hub with the ability to integrate API endpoints into documentation.

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Automating the CS Classroom with Prah Veluvolu

Mimir is a platform that helps schools scale up their computer science program. It provides automated code grading, plagiarism checking, code quality analysis and additional course management tools.

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Bridging Data Science and Engineering with Greg Lamp

Current infrastructure makes it difficult for data scientists to share analytical models with the software engineers who need to integrate them. Yhat is an enterprise software company tackling the challenge of how data science gets done. Their products enable companies and users to easily deploy data science environments and translate analytical models into production code.

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Apptimize with Nancy Hua

Apptimize provides mobile A/B testing and updates that bypass app store approval walls. Businesses can make changes to apps using Apptimize’s powerful and friendly editor, and free up developers’ time for more impactful work.

Nancy Hua is the Founder and CEO of Apptimize. She worked in high-frequency trading prior to starting a company.

This is the first show of Women in Tech Week, where we will discuss the inequalities women in tech face, and see what solutions may exist for this problem.

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