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Using Reflection is the interview podcast that makes engineering personal!

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Jan 23, 2018

Topics: AS-400, Consulting, E.F. Codd, MySql, Oracle database, PL/PgSQL, PostgreSql, Relational Databases

Companies: IBM, Oracle


As a kid, Corey Huinker had already decided the “token economy” of earning gold stars from from teachers felt pointless, and the only way his parents could coax A’s and Bs...

Jan 6, 2018

Brad Jester remembers crying as a kid when his brother left the faucet running. And he always loved to build things. By studying environmental engineering and then working in the solar energy industry, he was able to combine his desire to do environmental good with his passion for engineering creation. Brad has a...

Dec 15, 2017

What's it like to work at one of the largest tech companies in the world, Cisco, then be in the first 10 at Metamarkets, a high-growth tech startup? To co-create a successful open source time series database, Druid, and then co-found and become CEO of a Valley-based, venture-backed startup, Imply, that is building and...

Dec 4, 2017

In this episode we are joined by Andrew Marsh, for a lively and intense conversation about his 15 years in gaming and why he left the industry to co-found engineering interviewing platform Andrew wanted to co-found a business that scales by serving its customers needs, which he felt was no longer...

Nov 27, 2017

In this episode we are joined by Aaron Boyd for some entertaining nostalgia about what high-flying DotCom consultancies told their clients, and more serious insights about how to manage successful teams and, especially, how to build successful teams by hiring high-performing, high-character team members. After...