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Oct 30, 2017

In this episode we are joined by Nicolas Kruchten, Head of Engineering at Accompany.io. Nicolas looks back on his 15 years of working with data to reflect on the social and human aspects of analytics, machine learning and data visualization. He discusses the motivations and impact of some his many civic data projects...


Oct 23, 2017

In this episode we are joined by Kulesh Shanmugasundaram,VP of Engineering at Handy and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Kulesh describes an arc from award-winning Ph.D. security research to founding a company based on that research, and on to technical and then senior...


Oct 16, 2017

In this episode we are joined by Joe Cavanaugh, programmer analyst for Thomson Reuters. Joe describes a journey that started with working on mainframe COBOL programs written the year he was born and evolved to leading dev ops efforts for a company division. Along the way, Joe has helped start and grow a mentoring...


Oct 7, 2017

In this episode we are joined by Aaron Harnly, CTO of Amplify New Curriculum, for a thoughtful conversation circling around many aspects of simplicity and complexity in Computer Science and software engineering. If programs describe how we can arrive at answers, can they adequately model complex real-world...


Oct 7, 2017

In this episode we are joined by A. Jesse Jiryu Davis, Python contributor and staff engineer at MongoDB. It’s a fun, insightful conversation touching on the dearth of mentorship in tech, differences in mindset when contracting vs. being on staff, the subtle and evolving effectiveness of long-lived teams, and...