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Greater Than Code

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A podcast about humans and technology. Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke, David Brady, Jessica Kerr, Jay Bobo, and Sam Livingston-Gray. Brought to you by @therubyrep.
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040: F*ck It And Be Nice

50:14 | Jul 26th, 2017

* Extra super disclaimer: This episode contains a lot curse words. Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Jamey Hampton | Mandy Moore Guest Starring: Jenn Schiffer: @jennschiffer | jennmoney.biz | Glitch and Jessica Lord: @jllord | MongoDB Show Notes: 00:16 – We...Show More
117: Wholeness and Separation

42:04 | Feb 13th

What does it take to create safe conversations in our organizations, and in our global world? What does “safe” even mean? In this episode, the panelists get into a philosophical discussion about the dynamics of human relationships, differences in par...Show More
116: Healing Organizational Trauma with Matt Stratton

51:54 | Feb 6th

In this episode, Matt Stratton discusses incident response communication, leading by example, the way we should be handling postmortems, and telling the hero’s story vs the story of the people. If you like Greater Than Code, you should check out T...Show More
115: Tension Between Opposites with Sam Joseph

59:42 | Jan 30th

In this episode, Sam Joseph talks about making spaces to have safe and nonviolent conversations, collaborative communication and learning, delivering working solutions that meet end-user needs, and the value of doing things the way you’re used to vs ...Show More
114: Theory of Mind with Jean-Francois Cloutier

1:16:56 | Jan 23rd

In this episode, Jean-Francois Cloutier talks about theory of mind: his Elixir-powered robots, predictive processing, object-oriented programming, intuition and emergent properties, and the ineffability of Smalltalk. Hi friends!...that's what Scott H...Show More
113: Privilege as Legacy Code with Amr

46:11 | Jan 16th

In this episode, Amr talks about the fact that it’s not just code: people need to own their privilege and use it for good by calling out others, being good allies, and avoiding biases.   If you like Greater Than Code, you should check out The Transat...Show More
112: Dancing About Vulnerability with Marcel Byrd

48:22 | Jan 9th

In this episode, Marcel Byrd talks about the intersection of public health and art, authenticity and vulnerability, reading a room and determining safety, and the beauty of dance. Panelists: Avdi Grimm | Astrid Countee | Coraline Ada Ehmke |...Show More
111: Thermodynamics of Emotion with Thomas Perry

1:10:18 | Jan 2nd

In this episode, Thomas Perry talks about thermodynamics of emotion. Observing animal and human behavior is also discussed, as well as organizational restructuring, Flow and how it moves through systems, and alignment in appetite and emotion. Pane...Show More
110: Human Incident Response with Courtney Eckhardt

1:00:22 | Dec 19th, 2018

In this episode, Courtney Eckhardt talks about incident response: how we talk and interact with people who are affected by crappy things. She also talks about disabilities in the workplace and professional spaces, the tension between accessibility an...Show More
109: Tech Fashion Part 2 with Jaya Iyer of Svaha

53:09 | Dec 12th, 2018

In this episode, Jaya Iyer of Svaha, a company known for their STEAM prints and dresses with pockets, talks about the lack of science and tech-themed clothing (especially for children), how personal of a choice clothing is, and the importance of expr...Show More
108: Tech Fashion Part 1 with Kayte Malik of Dress Code

45:40 | Dec 5th, 2018

In this episode, Kayte Malik, of Dress Code, shares the mission of her company: to empower more girls and women to get involved in coding through creation and innovation. Kayte and the panelists discuss confidence, owning your accomplishments, and de...Show More
Special Edition: Ruby Together – LIVE! from RubyConf 2018

40:28 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Ruby Together This special episode of Greater Than Code was recorded in-person during RubyConf in Los Angeles on November 15th. Ruby Together's Executive Director, André Arko, was joined by board members, Jonan Scheffler, Valerie Woolard Srinivasan,...Show More
107: The Ruby Central Opportunity Scholarship Program

42:27 | Nov 28th, 2018

This episode was recorded live at RubyConf in Los Angeles. We talked to special guests, Jennifer Tran, Christine Seeman, and Jeremy Schuurmans about the Ruby Central Opportunity Scholarship Program. Check out this new podcast called The Local Maximu...Show More
106: Taking Up Space with Laurie Barth

58:50 | Nov 21st, 2018

In this episode, Laurie Barth talks about why it’s good to be a timesuck (aka taking up space and demanding the attention that you need from others), refining interviewing and hiring processes, whether learning is a skill or a mindset, and overcoming...Show More
105: Code Switching with Maurice Cherry

1:07:23 | Nov 14th, 2018

In this episode, Maurice Cherry talks about the concept of code switching: being different people around different people. He also talks about overcoming feelings of discomfort, trust and both how it’s lost and how it can be re-established, diversity...Show More
104: Jellyfish Signaling with Sam Livingston-Gray

1:03:17 | Nov 7th, 2018

In this panelist episode, Sam Livingston-Gray talks about driving evolution, fitness landscapes and functions, how humans make decisions, and scaling, optimizing, and thriving as individuals and communities. Check out a new podcast called The Local ...Show More
103: The Org You Were Born Into with Marcus Blankenship

1:07:41 | Oct 31st, 2018

In this episode, Marcus Blankenship talks about wanting to be in management vs. just ending up in management, the idea of organizational alignment and not agreement, defining the word “boss”, and the up/down managerial hierarchy. This episode is sp...Show More
102: Sticky in the Flow with Katrina Owen

55:31 | Oct 24th, 2018

In this episode, Katrina Owen talks about organization and systematization, motivation by success, and how her past experience in training for circus is parallel to her career in software development. Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | John K. ...Show More
101: A Difficult Conversation with Sonia Gupta

53:39 | Oct 17th, 2018

In this episode, Sonia Gupta and the panelists have a candid conversation about white supremacy and standing up for your beliefs, advocating for others while staying in your own lane, intersectionality, and who has to ultimately do the work. P...Show More
100: The Business of Documentation with Jaime Slutzky

43:48 | Oct 10th, 2018

In this episode, Jaime Slutzky talks about making pieces of technology work together functionally, working for clients and business owners and then handing over processes and documentation, and what your clients need to know about tech stacks. ...Show More
099: The Knowledge You Possess with Stephanie Morillo

1:01:38 | Oct 3rd, 2018

In this episode, Stephanie Morillo talks about content strategy, technical writing, organizing and optimizing company internal systems, and that you need to give yourself more credit for the things you’ve already accomplished! Panelists: Jam...Show More
098: Designing For Inclusion with Jenny Shen

51:10 | Sep 20th, 2018

In this episode, Jenny Shen talks about not giving a f*ck and why that’s okay, design and UX for international users, paid mentorship, and the intersection between privilege and open source. Panelists: Jamey Hampton | Jessica Kerr | Sam Livi...Show More
097: The Job of a Manager with Brandon Hays

47:54 | Sep 12th, 2018

Brandon Hays talks about mentorship, management, and leadership skills, as well as maintaining relationships with people, climbing the tech ladder, strategizing career growth. Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Astrid Countee | John Sawers Gues...Show More
096: Resilience Engineering with John Allspaw

1:09:03 | Sep 5th, 2018

John Allspaw talks about the intersection of people, technology, and work, variety and complexity, and the importance of generating context-specific questions.
095: Cleaning House with Heidi Waterhouse

1:02:26 | Aug 29th, 2018

Heidi Waterhouse joins the show to talk about developer relations, life hacks for ADD, and the similarities between housekeeping and code review.
094: Humans All The Way Down with April Wensel

1:04:27 | Aug 22nd, 2018

April Wensel talks about compassion: living according to your values, changing social makeups of teams, conscious business, and self-compassion and forgiveness.
093: BOOK CLUB! Cybernetic Revolutionaries with Eden Medina

1:06:48 | Aug 15th, 2018

In this book club episode, we talk to Eden Medina: author of Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile about speaking as an expert, sociotechnical engineering, and of course, cybernetics. We have interactive show trans...Show More
092: A11y Ally with Rob DeLuca

50:26 | Aug 8th, 2018

In this episode, Rob DeLuca talks about ambition, designing and testing for accessibility on the web, hard problems vs squishy problems, and moving from a developer role into a bussiness-y roll within a company.
091: Solving Puzzles and Productive Failure with Kim Vanderspek

0:00 | Aug 1st, 2018

In this episode, Kim Vanderspek talks about solving puzzles and teaching others to do the same by using technology to visualize math by quilting, sewing, Playdough, and other mediums. She also explains why failure is an important part of success, and...Show More
090: The Journey with Chelsea Troy

58:43 | Jul 25th, 2018

In this episode, Chelsea Troy joins the show to talk about measuring participation in meetings, cultivating questions kindly without assumption or judgement, and the problem with claiming to be “self-taught”. We have interactive show transcripts! Po...Show More
089: Something Something Agile with Noel Rappin

57:31 | Jul 18th, 2018

In this episode, Noel Rappin is back to talk about tech consequences, cultural patterns of how organizations develop software, the pros and cons of Agile, and metaphors for software engineering. We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta...Show More
088: The Safety 2 Dance with Steven Shorrock

1:03:45 | Jul 11th, 2018

In this episode, Chartered Psychologist, Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist, Steven Shorrock talks about system performance and human wellbeing, asset-based community development, and Safety-I & Safety-II, which defines safety as the ability to ...Show More
087: The Jazz of Empathy with Chad Fowler

1:05:24 | Jul 3rd, 2018

In this episode, we are joined by Chad Fowler, who talks a lot about mental health, and specifically bipolar disorder. Practicing empathy and compassion is also discussed, as well as merit-based rewards systems, management, and leadership. We have in...Show More
086: Culture Is A Community Growing Together with Jesse Oliver Sanford

1:09:30 | Jun 27th, 2018

In this episode, we are joined by Jesse Oliver Sanford, who talks about cognitive science, the importance of cultural capital, flow, and the way people think when they write code. We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Panelists: ...Show More
085: BOOK CLUB! Technically Wrong

48:21 | Jun 20th, 2018

For our second Book Club episode, Sara Wachter-Boettcher joins us to talk about her book, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech. We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Panelists: Jamey ...Show More
084: Federation Is Bad with Aurynn Shaw

53:55 | Jun 13th, 2018

After a particularly compelling conversation after Auyrnn Shaw’s last episode, we invited her back on the show to talk about why federation is problematic in Internet society. We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Panelists: Cora...Show More
083: Programming As An Identity with Tim Chevalier

1:01:35 | Jun 6th, 2018

Tim Chevalier talks about the collision of values within the programming industry and the meaning and measurement of intelligence, using programming to satisfy emotional needs and form identity, and merit and identity as a zero-sum game. We have inte...Show More
082: Effective Change in Communities and Cultures with Aurynn Shaw

58:09 | May 30th, 2018

Aurynn Shaw joins the show to talk about contempt culture, as well as why technology is political, and the cultural impact of DevOps. We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Re...Show More
081: Your Emotional API with John K. Sawers

53:42 | May 23rd, 2018

We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, coming to San Jose, California, June 11-14. Join us for more insights, netw...Show More
080: Crafting A Community with Kris Howard

1:06:00 | May 16th, 2018

We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Episode Sponsored By:  Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, coming to San Jose, California, June 11-14. Join us for more insights, expe...Show More
079: Respect As Currency with Richard Schneeman

1:11:31 | May 9th, 2018

We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Episode Sponsored By:  Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, coming to San Jose, California, June 11-14. Join us for more insights, expe...Show More
078: Caring About Healthcare with Kenzi Connor and Laurie Voss

55:37 | May 2nd, 2018

We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, coming to San Jose, California, June 11-14. From ops to apps, Velocity + Fl...Show More
077: Creating Space to Shine with Anjuan Simmons

59:11 | Apr 25th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences. Taking place in San Jose, California, June 11-14, it’s the best place to get the latest in software development, performance, operat...Show More
Special Edition: Code Is Social! LIVE from RailsConf 2018

54:19 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: and                           Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Jamey Hampton | John K. Sawers Guest Panelists: Dinah Shi | Nick Quaranto | Vaidehi Joshi Join Our Slack Channel! Support us via Patreon! Show Notes: In this special...Show More
076: Changing Lanes

55:17 | Apr 18th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, happening in San Jose, CA, June 11-14. Don’t miss your chance to get double the exposure to practical knowledge, expert speakers, an...Show More
075: Code and Witchcraft with Coraline Ada Ehmke

57:16 | Apr 11th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from the O’Reilly Velocity Conference. Join over 2000 developers and engineers in San Jose from June 11 to 14 to learn how to make your distributed systems more scalable, resilien...Show More
074: Be Your Own Hero with Astrid Countee

1:06:33 | Apr 4th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, happening in San Jose, CA, June 11-14. Don’t miss your chance to get double the exposure to practical knowledge, expert speakers, an...Show More
073: Driven By Need, Guided By Example with Dan North

1:11:11 | Mar 28th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, coming to San Jose, California, June 11-14. From ops to apps, Velocity + Fluent tears down silos, enabling and fostering the kind of...Show More
072: Story Time with Kerri Miller

1:14:48 | Mar 21st, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences, coming to San Jose, California, June 11-14. From ops to apps, Velocity and Fluent will deliver the most comprehensive programs ever,...Show More
071: Brein Power with Rein Henrichs

55:11 | Mar 14th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences. Join over 4,000 developers and engineers in San Jose, California, June 11-14. Check out the Super Bronze Pass for access to both con...Show More
070: Trusting The Universe with Kale Kaposhilin

54:57 | Mar 7th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences. Taking place in San Jose, California, June 11-14, it’s the best place to get the latest in software development, performance, operat...Show More
069: Identity Is An Arrow with Avdi Grimm

1:02:45 | Feb 28th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from the O’Reilly Fluent and Velocity conferences. Join over 4,000 developers and engineers in San Jose, California, June 11 – 14th. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to attend 2...Show More
068: Skills of Resilience with Gerry Valentine

45:01 | Feb 21st, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for the Greater Than Code podcast comes from the O’Reilly Velocity Conference. Join over 2000 developers and engineers in San Jose from June 11 to 14 to learn how to make your systems more scalable, resilient and secu...Show More
067: Tech in Transition with Ashanti-Mutinta

50:17 | Feb 14th, 2018

Episode Sponsored By: Support for this episode of the Greater Than Code podcast comes from the O’Reilly Fluent Conference. Be part of what past attendees call “a great center for modern web development and disruption,” and “the best place to see t...Show More
066: Growing a Culture with Allison Kopf

51:35 | Feb 7th, 2018

Panelists: Sam Livingston-Gray | Jamey Hampton | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Allison Kopf: @allisonkopf | Agrilyst Join Our Slack Channel! Support us via Patreon! Show Notes: 01:15 – Allison’s Superpower: Making Unplanned and Hectic Situation...Show More
065: Radical Design with Marian Petre and André van der Hoek

1:03:10 | Jan 31st, 2018

Panelists: Rein Henrichs | Jessica Kerr | Jamey Hampton | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Marian Petre André van der Hoek Join Our Slack Channel! Support us via Patreon! Show Notes: 01:39 – Marian’s Superpower: Picking Brains Surfaces and Essen...Show More
064: Stories, Bias and AI with Aditya Mukerjee

54:40 | Jan 24th, 2018

Panelists: Jamey Hampton | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Starring: Aditya Mukerjee: @chimeracoder | adityamukerjee.net | Identity Hackers Join Our Slack Channel! Support us via Patreon! Show Notes: 00:58 – Aditya’s Superpower: Parking Karma 03:18 – Algo...Show More
062: The Beauty of Art and Technology with Jamey Hampton

58:44 | Jan 10th, 2018

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Sam Livingston-Gray | Astrid Countee Guest Starring: Jamey Hampton: @jameybash | jameybash.com | Agrilyst | Sugar City Arts Collaborative Join Our Slack Channel! Support us via Patreon! Are you Greater Than Code? Submit gu...Show More
061: Destruction-Focused Development with Safia Abdalla

53:58 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Panelists: Jasmine Greenaway | Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Safia Abdalla: @captainsafia | safia.rocks | Zarf | Tanmu Labs Join Our Slack Channel! Support us via Patreon! Are you Greater Than Code? Submit guest blog posts to man...Show More
060: Coping with Complexity with Kent Beck

43:02 | Dec 27th, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Cohere! Cohere believes better teams make better products. Visit wecohere.com/greaterthancode to learn how your team can become greater than code. Panelists: Jamey Hampton | Sam Livingston-Gray | Rein Henrichs | Cora...Show More
059: Science All The Things! with Pamela Gay

59:02 | Dec 20th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Jamey Hampton Guest Starring: Pamela Gay: @starstryder | starstryder.com Show Notes: 01:13 – Pamela Podcasting, Since…well, FOREVER! Astronomy Cast 365 Days of Astronomy   Adam Curry 02:19 – Pamela’s Su...Show More
058: Kindness and Patience with Tara Scherner de la Fuente

57:59 | Dec 13th, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Astrid Countee | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Starring: Tara Scherner de la Fuente: @MediaRemedial | mediaremedial.com | @GoatUserStories Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to Episode 111010 of the Greater Than Code Podcast! 02...Show More
057: Everything is UI with Christina Morillo

52:53 | Dec 6th, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Upside! Bundle your flights and hotel. Save money. Earn gift cards. Panelists: Rein Henrichs | Janelle Klein | Jessica Kerr Guest Starring: Christina Morillo: @divinetechygirl | christinamorillo.com | WOCinTech Show No...Show More
056: Systematize Your Hustle with Kronda Adair

52:19 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Starring: Kronda Adair: @kronda | kronda.com | Karvel Digital Show Notes: 01:26 – SYSTEMS! Implementing Repeatable Processes Via Automation Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and...Show More
055: Change Ourselves a Little, Many Times with Keith Bennett

44:06 | Nov 15th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Sam Livingston-Gray | Astrid Countee | Jasmine Greenaway Guest Starring: Keith Bennett: @keithrbennett | about.me/keithrbennett | Bennett Business Solutions Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Metamours United For Frequent Dial...Show More
054: Code Hospitality with Nadia Odunayo

57:44 | Nov 8th, 2017

Panelists: Jamey Hampton | Jacob Stoebel | Rein Henrichs Guest Starring: Nadia Odunayo: @nodunayo | nadiaodunayo.com | Ignition Works | Ruby Book Club   Show Notes: 01:19 – Nadia’s Superpower 02:01 – Code Hospitality and Being a Good Host Nadia Odu...Show More
053: BOOK CLUB! The Responsible Communication Style Guide

51:57 | Nov 1st, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Upside! Bundle your flights and hotel. Save money. Earn gift cards. ___ Panelists: Astrid Countee | Jamey Hampton | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Starring: Audrey Eschright: The Recompiler | Greater Than Code Episode #013: ...Show More
052: Master’s Degrees, Double Binds, and Data Science with Emily Dresner

58:35 | Oct 25th, 2017

  Panelists: Sam Livingston-Gray | Jamey Hampton | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Emily Dresner: @multiplexer | about.me | Upside Travel Show Notes: 01:06 – Emily’s Background and Superpower 02:49 – Having a Master’s Degree: Was it worth it? 08:...Show More
051: Creating Safer Spaces with Soo Choi

48:04 | Oct 18th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Starring: Soo Choi: @soosiechoi | DORA Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “The Venn Diagram Podcast. It’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that, but it’s definitely not that other thing.” …we m...Show More
050: Open Source Anarchism with Steve Klabnik

1:23:04 | Oct 11th, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Instrumental application and server monitoring! Instrumental’s goal is to help developers answer application performance questions FASTER, with a powerful query language, real-time metrics, blazing interface, and automat...Show More
049: Technology For the Greater Good with Reyn Aubrey

56:05 | Oct 4th, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Upside! Bundle your flights and hotel. Save money. Earn gift cards. Panelists: Rein Henrichs | Jamey Hampton | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Reyn Aubrey: @ReynAubrey | PocketChange | reyn@pocketchange.social Show ...Show More
048: Finding Our Lane with Marco Rogers

57:03 | Sep 27th, 2017

Build and maintain complex distributed systems. We are proud to be partnering with O’Reilly Media. Be sure to check out velocityconf.com for all of the dates and cities coming this Fall. The O’Reilly Velocity Conference is the best place to learn abo...Show More
047: Communicating Across Boundaries with Declan Whelan

1:06:09 | Sep 20th, 2017

Panelists: Janelle Klein | Sam Livingston-Gray | Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Declan Whelan: @dwhelan | Leanintuit Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “I Rolled a Natural 20 For My Agility Check” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 01:31 –...Show More
046: Specialization vs Collaboration with Aria Stewart

46:13 | Sep 13th, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Astrid Countee | Janelle Klein Guest Starring: Aria Stewart: @aredridel Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “The World is Upside Down. Can DevOps save us?” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 01:07 – Background and Superpowers ...Show More
Special Edition: Innovation Amidst a Disaster with Jeff Reichman

46:45 | Sep 6th, 2017

Panelists: Jamey Hampton | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Astrid Countee | Janelle Klein Guest Starring: Jeff Reichman: @fileunderjeff | January Advisors | Sketch City Show Notes: In this special edition of Greater Than Code, we talk to Jeff Reichman, a techn...Show More
045: Sexual Assault and Project Callisto with Lynn Cyrin

53:28 | Sep 6th, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Upside! Bundle your flights and hotel. Save money. Earn gift cards. Content/Trigger Warning: This episode discusses sexual assault. Panelists: Astrid Countee | Jamey Hampton | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray G...Show More
044: Lazy Perfectionism and Performative Diversity and Inclusion with Shanise Barona

49:47 | Aug 23rd, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Mandy Moore | Jamey Hampton | Janelle Klein | Sam Livingston-Gray Come to Catskills Conf and meet Mandy & Jamey! Stay for the experience. Guest Starring: Shanise Barona: @shanisebarona | shanisebarona.com Show Notes: 00:16 –...Show More
043: The Accessibility of Board Games with Mischa Lewis-Norelle and James Edward Gray

1:00:57 | Aug 16th, 2017

Panelists: Rein Henrichs | Jamey Hampton |  Sam Livingston-Gray | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: James Edward Gray: @JEG2 Mischa Lewis-Norelle: @mlewisno | mlewisno.com Show Notes: Amazon links are affiliate links, which means you’re supporting ...Show More
042: @CallbackWomen and Organizing Conferences for Diversity and Inclusion with Carina C. Zona

1:11:51 | Aug 9th, 2017

Panelists: Rein Henrichs | Jamey Hampton |  Sam Livingston-Gray | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Carina C. Zona: @cczona | cczona.com | @CallbackWomen | YouTube Channel Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Life, The Universe, and Podcasts!” …we mean,...Show More
041: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mind Manipulation with Casey Watts!

53:30 | Aug 2nd, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Upside! Bundle your flights and hotel. Save money. Earn gift cards. Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray | Janelle Klein Guest Starring: Casey Watts!: @kyloma | caseywatts.com caseywatts....Show More
Episode 039: The B-Side of Software Development with Scott Hanselman

48:39 | Jul 11th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Astrid Countee Guest Starring: Scott Hanselman: @shanselman | hanselman.com Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Hanselminutes!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 00:57 – Origin Story and Superpowers; Struggling and Prevailing “The ...Show More
Episode 038: Category Theory for Normal Humans with Dr. Eugenia Cheng

1:09:22 | Jul 5th, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Rein Henrichs | Jessica Kerr Guest Starring: Dr. Eugenia Cheng: @DrEugeniaCheng | eugeniacheng.com Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Shopping is Hard; Let’s Do Math!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”; Eugenia’s Introducti...Show More
Episode 037: Failure Mode with Emily Gorcenski

40:44 | Jun 21st, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Starring: Emily Gorcenski: @EmilyGorcenski | emilygorcenski.com | Simple Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Diamonds Are For Gender” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 00:56 – Origin Story, Superpow...Show More
Episode 036: Metaphors and Microservices with Matt Stine

1:14:06 | Jun 8th, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray | Rein Henrichs | Astrid Countee | Jessica Kerr | Janelle Klein Guest Starring: Matt Stine: @mstine | mattstine.com Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Chinchilla Chat: Where It’s All Chinchillas…All ...Show More
Episode 035: Behind the Scenes at npm with Laurie Voss

1:03:17 | Jun 1st, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray | Rein Henrichs | Astrid Countee Guest Starring: Laurie Voss: @seldo | seldo.com Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Yes, SJWs Do Actually Code” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 01:22 – Superpower Origin...Show More
Episode 034: Systems Thinking in the Real World

1:01:13 | May 25th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Janelle Klein | Astrid Countee Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Missives from the Future of Tech: Ladies’ Night Edition” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 01:20 – Where the Lines Cross; Social Responsibilit...Show More
Episode 033: Mental Illness with Greg Baugues

49:48 | May 17th, 2017

Panelists: Mandy Moore | Sam Livingston-Gray | Rein Henrichs Guest Starring: Greg Baugues: gb@twilio.com | @greggyb | Twilio Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “What is your favorite color?” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” How to teach your dog to take s...Show More
Episode 032: Curation vs Algorithms: Who Is Writing Our History? with Amy Unger

55:11 | May 11th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Sam Livingston-Gray | Rein Henrichs | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Amy Unger: @cdwort | Heroku Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “JIRA Card Catalogs and The People Who Love Them” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 01:05 – Su...Show More
Episode 031: Retrospectives and Agile Fluency with Diana Larsen

50:25 | May 3rd, 2017

Panelists: Sam Livingston-Gray | Janelle Klein Guest Starring: Diana Larsen: @DianaOfPortland | FutureWorks Consulting | Author: Agile Retrospectives, Liftoff, Five Rules of Accelerated Learning   Show Notes: ** This conversation stems from an earli...Show More
Episode 030: Essential Developer Skills with Tom Stuart

1:20:56 | Apr 28th, 2017

Panelists: Sam Livingston-Gray | Rein Henrichs | Janelle Klein Guest Starring: Tom Stuart: @tomstuart | Codon Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Cycles in Philosophy of Software, Common Principles with Different Names & Reference” …we mean, “Greater Tha...Show More
Episode 029: p=eMPathy with Ariel Waldman, Ashe Dryden, and Brad Grzesiak

1:13:14 | Apr 19th, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Rein Henrichs | Astrid Countee Guest Starring: Ariel Waldman: @arielwaldman | What’s It Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who’ve Been There | spacehack.org | Science Hack Day | arielwaldman.com Ashe Dryden: @ash...Show More
Episode 028: Brains, Feedback Systems, Demons, and Goats with Janelle Klein

1:05:28 | Apr 14th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Sam Livingston-Gray | Rein Henrichs Guest Starring: Janelle Klein: @janellekz | Idea Flow: How to Measure the Pain in Software Development | Open Mastery Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Goats On Podcasts” …we mean, “Greater...Show More
Episode 027: Hackathons and Flirting with Failure with Rachel Katz

56:07 | Apr 7th, 2017

Panelists: Sam Livingston-Gray | Astrid Countee | Rein Henrichs Guest Starring: Rachel Katz: @hazeltrack | AngelHack Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Plotting the Rebellion” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 01:39 – Origin Story and Superpowers 03:05 – ...Show More
Episode 026: Codeland, Capitalism, and Creating Inclusive Spaces with Saron Yitbarek

1:02:02 | Apr 4th, 2017

Panelists: Sam Livingston-Gray | Astrid Countee | Rein Henrichs Guest Starring: Saron Yitbarek: @saronyitbarek | bloggytoons.com | CodeNewbie | Codeland Conference Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Unrepentant Cyborgs” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 0...Show More
Episode 025: MotherCoders with Tina Lee

54:08 | Mar 29th, 2017

Panelists: Coraline Ada Ehmke | Rein Henrichs | Mandy Moore Guest Starring: Tina Lee: @mstinalee | MotherCoders Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Not Your Mother’s Podcast!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 00:55 – Origin Story and Getting Involved in C...Show More
Episode 024: Seeing Programming Where Other People Don’t with Felienne Hermans

58:10 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Sam Livingston-Gray | Astrid Countee | Rein Henrichs Guest Starring: Felienne Hermans: @Felienne | felienne.com | Delft University of Technology | Joy of Coding Conference | SE Radio | RoboCup Junior Show Notes: 00:16 – Wel...Show More
Episode 023: Politics and Software with Lorena Mesa

52:08 | Mar 15th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray | Astrid Countee | Rein Henrichs Guest Starring: Lorena Mesa | lorenamesa.com | Sprout Social | The Python Software Foundation | PyLadies Chicago | Write/Speak/Code Show Notes: 00:16...Show More
Episode 022: You Are An Asset

56:01 | Mar 7th, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Panelists: Ryder Timberlake: @rydertimberlake and Jacob Stoebel: @jstoebel | jstoebel.com Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Mob Programming” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” Suppor...Show More
Episode 021: Social Justice Warrioring and Codes of Conduct with Phil Sturgeon

0:00 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Panelists: Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke | Sam Livingston-Gray Guest Starring: Phil Sturgeon: @philsturgeon |philsturgeon.uk Show Notes: 00:28 – Welcome to Greater Than Code: The SJW Takeover 00:53 – Origin Story, Superpowers, and Bike Messenger...Show More
Episode 020: Sexuality in Tech with Jenn Schiffer

0:00 | Feb 17th, 2017

Panelists: Astrid Countee | Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Starring: Jenn Schiffer: @jennschiffer | jennmoney.biz Show Notes: 00:16 – Welcome to “Neon Abstract Podcast Erotica!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!” 01:15 – Origin Story Bocoup 03:...Show More
Episode 019: It’s Made of People!

51:58 | Feb 10th, 2017

  This episode is in loving memory of Melia L. Moore Panelists: Astrid Countee | Sam Livingston-Gray | Jessica Kerr | Coraline Ada Ehmke Guest Panelists: Darin Wilson of Infinite Red and Keyboardist in @4Minus1Trio Cheryl Schaefer of Launch Code and...Show More
Episode 018: Growing Your Team and Mentorship with Cheryl Schaefer

44:32 | Feb 6th, 2017

Panelists: Astrid Countee | Sam Livingston-Gray | Jay Bobo Guest Starring: Cheryl Schaefer of Launch Code and CoderGirl Posted another patrons-only outtake from today’s precall with @CherylGSchaefer! https://t.co/g4GZA9LWle — Greater Than Code (@gr...Show More