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Changelog Master Feed
Master feed of all Changelog podcasts
Hiring and job interviews (Go Time #82)
Apr 23 • 69 min
Panelists Mat Ryer, Ashley McNamara, Johnny Boursiquot, and Carmen Andoh discuss the process of getting hired, hiring, and job interviews. If people are the most important part of a team, how do we pick who we work with? What’s the process like? How can…
Deep Reinforcement Learning (Practical AI #40)
Apr 23 • 45 min
While attending the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley, Chris met up with Adam Stooke, a speaker and PhD student at UC Berkeley who is doing groundbreaking work in large-scale deep reinforcement learning and robotics. Adam took Chris on a…
LIVE from React Amsterdam (JS Party #72)
Apr 19 • 42 min
KBall MC’d a live show at React Amsterdam with a panel of 5 amazing React experts — Kitze, Michel Weststrate, Mike Grabowski, Vladimir Novick, and Andrey Okonetchnikov. It was a great discussion of state management solutions and the future of state…
Zero up-front costs for a CS education (Founders Talk #63)
Apr 19 • 45 min
What would be the impact on the world if a Computer Science education was available to you completely free of charge until you get a job in that field paying $50,000 or more? That’s the question that drives Austen Allred and the team behind Lambda School.…
From zero to thought leader in 6 months (The Changelog #342)
Apr 18 • 72 min
We’re talking with Emma Wedekind about going from zero to thought leader in 6 months. We talk about the nuances of UX including the differences between an UX Designer and a UX Engineer, we touch on “the great divide”, and we talk about Coding Coach — the…
All about APIs! (Go Time #81)
Apr 16 • 67 min
Panelists Mat Ryer, Johnny Boursiquot, Jaana B. Dogan, and Mark Bates discuss how humans build machine to machine integrations via APIs — the good, the bad, and the ugly — and how to give yourself the best chance of success.
Making the world a better place at the AI for Good Foundation (Practical AI #39)
Apr 15 • 51 min
Longtime listeners know that we’re always advocating for ‘AI for good’, but this week we have taken it to a whole new level. We had the privilege of chatting with James Hodson, Director of the AI for Good Foundation, about ways they have used artificial…
Wow, Gatsby is a mashup on steroids (JS Party #71)
Apr 12 • 70 min
KBall and Jason geek out on the ins and outs of Gatsby. They talked through the fundamentals of working with Gatsby, the development process, and look into the future of Gatsby.
Wasmer is taking WebAssembly beyond the browser (The Changelog #341)
Apr 12 • 54 min
We’re talking with Syrus Akbary about WebAssembly and Wasmer — a standalone just in time WebAssembly runtime aiming to be fully compatible with Emscripten, Rust, and Go. We talked about taking WebAssembly beyond the browser, universal binaries, what’s an…
Go 2 and the future of Go (Go Time #80)
Apr 9 • 67 min
We’re back! Panelists Mat Ryer, Johnny Boursiquot, Jaana B. Dogan, and Mark Bates discuss Go 2, the future of Go, what they like and don’t like, and what they would add or remove.
GIPHY’s celebrity detector (Practical AI #38)
Apr 8 • 49 min
GIPHY’s head of R&D, Nick Hasty, joins us to discuss their recently released celebrity detector project. He gives us all of the details about that project, but he also tells us about GIPHY’s origins, AI in general at GIPHY, and more!
Refactoring script soup (JS Party #70)
Apr 5 • 57 min
KBall, Nick, and Chris dig into the various dimensions along which projects vary, dig into testing and best practices, and share a number of lessons learned from legacy projects.
All things text mode (The Changelog #340)
Apr 4 • 77 min
We’re talking all things text mode with Lucas da Costa — we logged his post “How I’m still not using GUIs in 2019” a guide focused on making the terminal your IDE. We talked through his Terminal starter pack which includes: neovim, tmux, iterm2, and zsh…
The landscape of AI infrastructure (Practical AI #37)
Apr 2 • 51 min
Being that this is “practical” AI, we decided that it would be good to take time to discuss various aspects of AI infrastructure. In this full-connected episode, we discuss our personal/local infrastructure along with trends in AI, including infra for…
Bundle because you want to, not because you need to (JS Party #69)
Mar 29 • 59 min
Jerod and Nick are joined by Fred K. Schott – the main brain behind Pika. What’s that, you ask? An effort to make modern JavaScript more accessible by making it easier to find, publish, install, and use modern packages on npm.
Why smart engineers write bad code (The Changelog #339)
Mar 29 • 66 min
We’re talking with Adam Barr, a 23 year Microsoft veteran, about his book “The problem with software,” sub-titled “Why smart engineers write bad code.” We examine that very idea, the gap between industry and academia, and more importantly what we can do…
Entrepreneurship in medicine (Founders Talk #62)
Mar 27 • 65 min
Dr. Steve Hotze is the founder and CEO of the Hotze Health & Wellness Center in Houston, TX where they’ve helped more than 30,000 patients to take charge of their health. But Steve Hotze is more than just a doctor — he’s an entrepreneur and a pioneer who…
Hey, is that Burt Reynolds? (Backstage #3)
Mar 25 • 64 min
Our hottest of hot takes right after Apple’s March 25th special event. We discuss the tough questions: Do people care about privacy? Will we subscribe to Apple News+? How much will Apple Arcade cost? Is Visa cooler than MasterCard? Are there any takeaways…
Growing up to become a world-class AI expert (Practical AI #36)
Mar 25 • 65 min
While at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference 2019 in Silicon Valley, Chris enjoyed an inspiring conversation with Anima Anandkumar. Clearly a role model - not only for women - but for anyone in the world of AI, Anima relayed how her lifelong passion for…
What kind of moisture sensors do you use? (JS Party #68)
Mar 22 • 57 min
We discuss the news (built-in modules, OpenJSFoundation, Lambda School stipends), chat about the internet of JS things, and finish up with one of our favorite segments: shout outs!
The great divide reprise (JS Party #67)
Mar 20 • 62 min
Chris Coyier joins Suz and Jerod to continue the discussion on The Great Divide in front-end-land. We also use this as an opportunity to gush on how much CSS-Tricks has done for the community, get Chris’ perspective on the history of the website, and…
Social AI with Hugging Face (Practical AI #35)
Mar 18 • 39 min
Clément Delangue, the co-founder & CEO of Hugging Face, joined us to discuss fun, social, and conversational AI. Clem explained why social AI is important, what products they are building (social AIs who learn to chit-chat, talk sassy and trades selfies…
Funding OSS with Mozilla Open Source Support awards (The Changelog #338)
Mar 13 • 76 min
We’re talking with Mehan Jayasuriya program officer at Mozilla about MOSS — the Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) program which recognizes, celebrates, and supports open source projects. Earlier this year we caught the “MOSS 2018 Year in Review” blog…
The White House Executive Order on AI (Practical AI #34)
Mar 11 • 40 min
The White House recently published an “Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence.” In this fully connected episode, we discuss the executive order in general and criticism from the AI community. We also draw some…
Mastering the art of conference-driven development (JS Party #66)
Mar 8 • 56 min
KBall and Suz interview Ashi Krishnan, visual poet and senior software engineer at GitHub. Topics include how Ashi got into programming, her upcoming talk at React Amsterdam, code bootcamps, and developer tools.
Homebrew! Part Deux (The Changelog #337)
Mar 6 • 80 min
We’re talking with Mike McQuaid about Homebew 2.0.0, supporting Linux and Windows 10, the backstory and details surrounding the security issue they had in 2018, their new governance model, Mike’s new role, the core team meeting in-person at FOSDEM this…
Building rapid UI with utility-first CSS (JS Party #65)
Mar 4 • 82 min
Panelist Jerod Santo and first-time panelist Adam Stacoviak talk with Adam Wathan of Full Stack Radio fame about his CSS utility library called Tailwind CSS that’s growing in popularity to rapidly build custom user interfaces.
Staving off disaster through AI safety research (Practical AI #33)
Mar 4 • 51 min
While covering Applied Machine Learning Days in Switzerland, Chris met El Mahdi El Mhamdi by chance, and was fascinated with his work doing AI safety research at EPFL. El Mahdi agreed to come on the show to share his research into the vulnerabilities in…
Containerizing compute driven workloads with Singularity (The Changelog #336)
Feb 28 • 83 min
We’re talking with Greg Kurtzer, the founder of CentOS, Warewulf, and most recently Singularity — an open source container platform designed to be simple, fast, and secure. Singularity is optimized for enterprise and high-performance computing workloads.…
OpenAI’s new “dangerous” GPT-2 language model (Practical AI #32)
Feb 25 • 40 min
This week we discuss GPT-2, a new transformer-based language model from OpenAI that has everyone talking. It’s capable of generating incredibly realistic text, and the AI community has lots of concerns about potential malicious applications. We help you…
TensorFlow.js and Machine Learning in JavaScript (JS Party #64)
Feb 25 • 64 min
Panelists Suz Hinton and Nick Nisi discuss TensorFlow.js and Machine Learning in JavaScript with special guest Paige Bailey, TensorFlow mom and developer Advocate for Google AI.
Enabling open code for science at NumFOCUS (The Changelog #335)
Feb 22 • 68 min
We’re talking with Gina Helfrich the Communications Director for NumFOCUS about their story and history, the impact of open code on science, the difference between sponsored and affiliated projects, corporate backing, the back story of their education and…
AI for social good at Intel (Practical AI #31)
Feb 20 • 37 min
While at Applied Machine Learning Days in Lausanne, Switzerland, Chris had an inspiring conversation with Anna Bethke, Head of AI for Social Good at Intel. Anna reveals how she started the AI for Social Good program at Intel, and goes on to share the…
With great power comes great responsibility (The Changelog #334)
Feb 15 • 87 min
Adam and Jerod are joined by JS Party panelist Nick Nisi and #causeascene advocate Kim Crayton for a deep discussion on ethics in the technology industry at-large and our roles as software developers. If you’ve never heard Kim describe what life is like…
LIVE from JSConf Hawai’i (JS Party #63)
Feb 15 • 36 min
KBall picks the brains of 4 of the speakers at JSConf Hawai’i to investigate the future of JavaScript and Web Development. empowers young women to embrace computer science (Practical AI #30)
Feb 13 • 40 min
Chris sat down with Marta Martinez-Cámara and Miranda Kreković to learn how is inspiring 9–16-year-old girls to learn about computer science. The site is successfully empowering young women to recognize computer science as a valid career…
From voice devices to mobile, you just can’t escape JavaScript (JS Party #62)
Feb 8 • 64 min
KBall and Nick catch up with Nara Kaspergen and Jen Looper for a pair of conversations covering Voice UI Devices, using NativeScript for mobile development, and Jen’s work with Vue Vixens helping make the Vue.js community welcoming to women and non-binary…
Tactical design advice for developers (The Changelog #333)
Feb 6 • 73 min
Adam talks with Erik Kennedy about tactical design advice for developers. Erik is a self-taught UI designer and brings a wealth of practical advice for those seeking to advance their design skills and learn more about user interface design. We cover his…
How Microsoft is using AI to help the Earth (Practical AI #29)
Feb 4 • 44 min
Chris caught up with Jennifer Marsman, Principal Engineer on the AI for Earth team at Microsoft, right before her speech at Applied Machine Learning Days 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland. She relayed how the team came into being, what they do, and some of…
How great the (front end) divide (JS Party #61)
Feb 1 • 55 min
Panelists Nick Nisi, Suz Hinton, and Kevin Ball chat about the perceived Great Divide in front end development, why 2019 is the year of TypeScript, and shout outs to inspirational members of the community.
Laura Gaetano doesn’t want to be a manager (Away from Keyboard #12)
Jan 30 • 31 min
Laura Gaetano was born in Italy, and by my count has lived in at least four different countries. Her multicultural upbringing has had a huge impact on her life. In fact, she currently works at the Travis Foundation with a focus on diversity and inclusion.…
A UI framework without the framework (The Changelog #332)
Jan 30 • 68 min
Jerod and Adam talked with Rich Harris –a JavaScript Journalist on The New York Times Investigations team– about his magical disappearing UI framework called Svelte. We compare and contrast Svelte to React, how the framework is embedded in a component,…
New year’s resolution: dive into deep learning! (Practical AI #28)
Jan 28 • 35 min
Fully Connected – a series where Chris and Daniel keep you up to date with everything that’s happening in the AI community. If you’re anything like us, your New Year’s resolutions probably included an AI section, so this week we explore some of the…
Isaac Schlueter on building npm and hiring a CEO (Founders Talk #61)
Jan 25 • 68 min
With JavaScript in every corner of software development and npm in every corner right along with it, the rise of npm can be drawn as a hockey stick up and to the right with Isaac Schlueter at the top grinning ear to ear. After reading their recent…
You might want to read up on PAW Patrol (JS Party #60)
Jan 25 • 61 min
Your 3 intrepid hosts try to explain JS concepts (bind/apply, thunks, and ReasonML) to each other as if we’re five year olds. Hilarity and/or confusion ensues. During Pro Tip Time, Suz tells a story of woe, KBall motivates himself, and Jerod tries to keep…
GitHub Actions is the next big thing (The Changelog #331)
Jan 23 • 77 min
Adam and Jerod talk to Kyle Daigle, the Director of Ecosystem Engineering at GitHub. They talk about GitHub Actions, the new automation platform announced at GitHub Universe this past October 2018. GitHub Actions is the next big thing coming out of GitHub…
IBM’s AI for detecting neurological state (Practical AI #27)
Jan 21 • 41 min
Ajay Royyuru and Guillermo Cecchi from IBM Healthcare join Chris and Daniel to discuss the emerging field of computational psychiatry. They talk about how researchers at IBM are applying AI to measure mental and neurological health based on speech, and…
Our thoughts and experiences with SSGs (JS Party #59)
Jan 18 • 62 min
The JS Party crew discuss static site generators, our experiences with them, and what the future might hold for this ever-evolving technology.
Adam Clark wants to be independently wealthy (Away from Keyboard #11)
Jan 16 • 27 min
Adam Clark and I met back in 2013. We started a podcasting company together (which we both left), he shut down his consulting business to move to California and work for Apple, and now he’s back in Tennessee. Last year he launched a new business, Podcast…
source{d} turns code into actionable insights (The Changelog #330)
Jan 16 • 47 min
Adam caught up with Francesc Campoy at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 in Seattle, WA to talk about the work he’s doing at source{d} to apply Machine Learning to source code, and turn that codebase into actionable insights. It’s a movement they’re driving…
2018 in review and bold predictions for 2019 (Practical AI #26)
Jan 14 • 42 min
Fully Connected – a series where Chris and Daniel keep you up to date with everything that’s happening in the AI community. This week we look back at 2018 - from the GDPR and the Cambridge Analytica scandal, to advances in natural language processing and…
Real JavaScript, not too much, stage three and above (JS Party #58)
Jan 11 • 45 min
KBall and Nick meet up with Jory Burson and Amal Hussein at Node+JS Interactive. Together we open up the black box of the JavaScript standards process, talk about how to get involved, and then dig into the use of ASTs to transform and analyze JavaScript.
Perspectives on Kubernetes and successful cloud platforms (The Changelog #329)
Jan 9 • 42 min
Adam caught up with Brendan Burns (co-creator of Kubernetes and Partner Architect at Microsoft Azure) at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 in Seattle, WA to talk about the state of Kubernetes, the importance of community, building healthy cloud platforms, and…
Leading data-driven software teams and products (Founders Talk #60)
Dec 21, 2018 • 88 min
For the final show of 2018 I’m talking with Travis Kimmel, the CEO of GitPrime. Travis has spent years as an engineering manager. Travis’s mission at GitPrime is to bring crystal clear visibility into the software development process and bridge the…
Jumping off the Edge into Chromium (JS Party #57)
Dec 21, 2018 • 69 min
Nick, KBall, and Chris respond to follow up on the State of JavaScript survey, discuss Chromium, Edge, and the future of the web, and reminisce about the past year in the final JS Party of 2018!
Maria Boland Ploessl found her home in technology (Away from Keyboard #10)
Dec 20, 2018 • 24 min
In our last episode of the year, I talk with Maria Boland Ploessl. Maria’s path to technology has been interesting to say the least. A Saint Paul native, she studied Spanish and Latin American studies in college. In 2016, after living in a few different…
State of the “log” (2018) (The Changelog #328)
Dec 19, 2018 • 64 min
On this year’s “State of the ‘log’” episode we’re going behind the scenes to look back at 2018 as we prepare for 2019 and onward. We talk through our most popular episodes, most controversial episodes, and even some of our personal favorites. We also…
Finding success with AI in the enterprise (Practical AI #25)
Dec 17, 2018 • 40 min
Susan Etlinger, an Industry Analyst at Altimeter, a Prophet company, joins us to discuss The AI Maturity Playbook: Five Pillars of Enterprise Success. This playbook covers trends affecting AI, and offers a maturity model that practitioners can use within…
We’re dependent. See? (JS Party #56)
Dec 14, 2018 • 68 min
KBall, Chris, Nick, and Safia discuss how they keep a healthy relationship with dependencies in their codebase. Listen to learn how they decide when to use third-party dependencies, how they verify and validate dependencies, and how to support the…
Untangle your GitHub notifications with Octobox (The Changelog #327)
Dec 13, 2018 • 76 min
Jerod is joined by Andrew Nesbitt and Ben Nickolls to talk Octobox, their open source web app that helps you manage your GitHub notifications. They discuss how Octobox came to be, why open source maintainers love it, the experiments they’re doing with…
So you have an AI model, now what? (Practical AI #24)
Dec 10, 2018 • 39 min
Fully Connected – a series where Chris and Daniel keep you up to date with everything that’s happening in the AI community. This week we discuss all things inference, which involves utilizing an already trained AI model and integrating it into the…
The future of the web is npm, but maybe not JavaScript (JS Party #55)
Dec 7, 2018 • 44 min
In this special episode of JS Party, KBall and Nick are on location at Node + JS Interactive in Vancouver. They talks with Laurie Voss, co-founder and COO of npm Inc. They chat about his talk, “npm and the Future of JavaScript”, JavaScript frameworks, and…
Jeremy Fuksa is a unicorn (Away from Keyboard #9)
Dec 5, 2018 • 31 min
Jeremy Fuksa has had a rough few years. After deciding to go out on his own, his third year in business was filled with anxiety. Going back to working a full-time job may sound like a failure to some, but Jeremy doesn’t look at it that way. He talks to me…
The insider perspective on the event-stream compromise (The Changelog #326)
Dec 5, 2018 • 68 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Dominic Tarr, creator of event-stream, the IO library that made recent news as the latest malicious package in the npm registry. event-stream was turned malware, designed to target a very specific development environment and…
Pachyderm’s Kubernetes-based infrastructure for AI (Practical AI #23)
Dec 3, 2018 • 41 min
Joe Doliner (JD) joined the show to talk about productionizing ML/AI with Pachyderm, an open source data science platform built on Kubernetes (k8s). We talked through the origins of Pachyderm, challenges associated with creating infrastructure for machine…
How $3.8M in seed funding started Gatsby as an open source company (Founders Talk #59)
Nov 30, 2018 • 72 min
Kyle Mathews is the founder and CEO of Gatsby, a new company he’s building around an open source project of the same name. Gatsby as a project describes itself as a flexible modern website framework and blazing fast static site generator for React.js. At…
trust.js but verify (JS Party #54)
Nov 30, 2018 • 55 min
KBall, Jerod, and Nick break down some recent events in the JavaScript world. Take a dive into the recent event-stream malware attack, breaking down the State of JavaScript 2018 survey, and sharing pro tips to make your life better.
A good open source password manager? Inconceivable! (The Changelog #325)
Nov 28, 2018 • 81 min
Perry Mitchell joined the show to talk about the importance of password management and his project Buttercup — an open source password manager built around strong encryption and security standards, a beautifully simple interface, and freely available on…
BERT: one NLP model to rule them all (Practical AI #22)
Nov 27, 2018 • 38 min
Fully Connected – a series where Chris and Daniel keep you up to date with everything that’s happening in the AI community. This week we discuss BERT, a new method of pre-training language representations from Google for natural language processing (NLP)…
VisBug is like DevTools for designers (JS Party #53)
Nov 23, 2018 • 68 min
Google UX Engineer Adam Argyle joins Jerod and KBall to share all the details on VisBug, his just-released Chrome Extension that “makes any webpage feel like an artboard.” Adam is passionate about doing for designers what Firebug (and later DevTools) did…
Tidelift’s mission is to pay open source maintainers (The Changelog #324)
Nov 21, 2018 • 68 min
In this special crossover episode of Founders Talk, Adam talks with Donald Fischer. Donald Fischer and the team at Tidelift are on a mission of making open source work better — for everyone. To pay the maintainers of open source software they are putting…
New episodes coming in December! (Away from Keyboard)
Nov 19, 2018 • 1 min
There hasn’t been a new episode in a few weeks so I wanted to give you a small update. We’ll be back with new episodes on December 4th.
UBER and Intel’s Machine Learning platforms (Practical AI #21)
Nov 19, 2018 • 28 min
We recently met up with Cormac Brick (Intel) and Mike Del Balso (Uber) at O’Reilly AI in SF. As the director of machine intelligence in Intel’s Movidius group, Cormac is an expert in porting deep learning models to all sorts of embedded devices (cameras,…
Nest ‘dem loops (JS Party #52)
Nov 16, 2018 • 58 min
NESTED LOOPS is a JavaScript band that combines music and video with web tech to perform live at JSConf. In this episode, Jerod and Suz are joined by Jan Monschke and Kahlil Lechelt, which comprise 2/3 of the group. After sampling one of their tracks, we…
The road to Brave 1.0 and BAT (The Changelog #323)
Nov 14, 2018 • 88 min
This week Adam and Jerod talk with Brian Bondy, Co-founder and CTO of Brave. They talked through the beginnings of Brave and how BAT (Basic Attention Token) could be driving the future of how we offer funding and tips to our favorite websites and content…
Analyzing AI’s impact on society through art and film (Practical AI #20)
Nov 12, 2018 • 44 min
Brett Gaylor joins Chris and Daniel to chat about the recently announced winners of Mozilla’s creative media awards, which focuses on exposing the impact of AI on society. These winners include a film that responds to the audience (via AI recognized…
Come play in the CodeSandbox (JS Party #51)
Nov 9, 2018 • 62 min
In this episode, Nick talks with Ives van Hoorne about his project CodeSandbox. They chat about Ives deciding to work on it full-time, how CodeSandbox is built, some of its best features, and what lies ahead.
There and back again (Dgraph’s tale) (The Changelog #322)
Nov 9, 2018 • 87 min
This week we talk with Manish Jain about Dgraph, graph databases, and licensing and re-licensing woes. Manish is the creator and founder Dgraph and we talked through all the details. We covered what a graph database is, the uses of a graph database, and…
Getting into data science and AI (Practical AI #19)
Nov 5, 2018 • 30 min
Himani Agrawal joins Daniel and Chris to talk about how she got into data science and artificial intelligence, and offers advice to others getting into these fields. She goes on to describe the role of artificial intelligence and machine learning within…
What up, docs? 🥕 (JS Party #50)
Nov 2, 2018 • 54 min
Safia, Nick, Jerod, and Chris get together to talk about documentation. Documentation is essential in our work but it can be difficult to get buy-in. The crew talks about how you can get others to care about it in your organization, tools that make…
Drupal is a pretty big deal (The Changelog #321)
Oct 31, 2018 • 83 min
Adam and Jerod talk with Angie Byron, a core contributor and staple of the Drupal community. We haven’t covered Drupal really (sorry about that), but the call with Angie was inspiring! From the background, to the tech, the usage of the software, the…
AIs that look human and create portraits of humans (Practical AI #18)
Oct 31, 2018 • 34 min
In this new and updates show, Daniel and Chris discuss, among other things, efforts to use AI in art and efforts to make AI interfaces look human. They also discuss some learning resources related to neural nets, AI fairness, and reinforcement learning.
Apple’s Fall 2018 Mac/iPad event (Spotlight #15)
Oct 30, 2018 • 94 min
Adam, Jerod, and Tim get together to put a spotlight on Apple’s October 30th Mac/iPad event from a developer’s perspective. They cover the specs of the new MacBook Air and the viability of having it as a development machine, the new Mac Mini in the ever…
Serverless? We don’t need no stinkin’ SERVERS (JS Party #49)
Oct 26, 2018 • 65 min
Disclaimer: no servers were harmed in the taping of this show. We hosted a special discussion with Jeremy Daly, Kevin Ball, Nick Nisi, and Christopher Hiller on the ideas around serverless, managed services, Functions as a Service (FaaS), micro-services,…
Venture capital meets commercial OSS (The Changelog #320)
Oct 25, 2018 • 58 min
Joseph Jacks, the Founder and General Partner of OSS Capital joined the show to share his plans for funding the future generation of commercial open source software based companies. This is a growing landscape of $100M+ revenue companies ~13 years in the…
Fighting bias in AI (and in hiring) (Practical AI #17)
Oct 22, 2018 • 41 min
Lindsey Zuloaga joins us to discuss bias in hiring, bias in AI, and how we can fight bias in hiring with AI. Lindsey tells us about her experiences fighting bias at HireVue, where she is director of data science, and she gives some practical advice to AI…
Foundation foundations (live at Node + JS Interactive) (JS Party #48)
Oct 19, 2018 • 51 min
In this special episode of JS Party at Node + JS Interactive in Vancouver, KBall, Nick and Suz explore the proposed merger between the JS Foundation and the Node Foundation. They pick the brains of special guests Tierney Cyren (Node Foundation) and Dave…
Keepin’ up with Elm (The Changelog #319)
Oct 17, 2018 • 65 min
Jerod invites Richard Feldman back on the show to catch up on all things Elm. Did you hear? NoRedInk finally had a production runtime error, the community grew quite a bit (from ‘obscure’ to just ‘niche’), and Elm 0.19 added some killer new features…
BONUS – Sustain Summit 2018 (The Changelog)
Oct 15, 2018 • 32 min
In this special bonus call, Adam and Jerod talk with Allen “Gunner” Gunn about the Sustain Summit. They talk about what it is, the kind of conversations that happen there, issues the open source community are facing right now, and how Sustain stands out…
PyTorch 1.0 vs TensorFlow 2.0 (Practical AI #16)
Oct 15, 2018 • 44 min
Chris and Daniel are back together in another news/updates show. They discuss PyTorch v1.0, some disturbing uses of AI for tracking social credit, and learning resources to get you started with machine learning.
Gettin’ Plexy wit it (Backstage #2)
Oct 12, 2018 • 85 min
Adam, Jerod, and Tim get together to talk about Plex! Plex is a media server which allows you to store your movies, TV shows, music, photos, etc. Turns out, you can actually use it together with an antenna to watch live TV and DVR content. They chat about…
The nitty gritty on BitMidi (JS Party #47)
Oct 12, 2018 • 70 min
Where does Feross get all those wonderful toys? He builds them with JavaScript, of course! BitMidi – a website for listening to your favorite MIDI files – is his latest creation. In this episode, Jerod “sits down” with Feross to learn all about it. How do…
A call for kindness in open source (The Changelog #318)
Oct 10, 2018 • 91 min
Adam and Jerod talk to Brett Cannon, core contributor to Python and a fantastic representative of the Python community. They talked through various details surrounding a talk and blog post he wrote titled “Setting expectations for open source…
Eryn O’Neil isn’t afraid to speak her mind (Away from Keyboard #8)
Oct 10, 2018 • 31 min
Eryn O’Neil grew up in the southwestern suburbs of Chicago. When it came time for college, it was easy for her to move a few states over and go to college in a small town in Iowa. She now lives in Minneapolis, and after years of being self-employed, she…
Artificial intelligence at NVIDIA (Practical AI #15)
Oct 8, 2018 • 44 min
NVIDIA Chief Scientist Bill Dally joins Daniel Whitenack and Chris Benson for an in-depth conversation about ‘everything AI’ at NVIDIA. As the leader of NVIDIA Research, Bill schools us on GPUs, and then goes on to address everything from AI-enabled…
Fantastic bugs and how to squash them (JS Party #46)
Oct 5, 2018 • 58 min
Safia, Suz, KBall and Nick get together to talk about bugs! Not those pesky things you’re scared to squash because they might suddenly jump on you — this is all about JavaScript bugs; how you prevent some of the common ones, what tools you can use to…
#Hacktoberfest isn’t just about a free shirt (The Changelog #317)
Oct 1, 2018 • 65 min
#Hacktoberfest is a once per year event in the month of October celebrating open source. For many it’s an on ramp to open source, PRs galore for maintainers, and t-shirts for those who submit 5 or more pull requests. In the end, however, it’s about the…
OpenAI, reinforcement learning, robots, safety (Practical AI #14)
Oct 1, 2018 • 33 min
We met up with Wojciech Zaremba at the O’Reilly AI conference in SF. He took some time to talk to us about some of his recent research related to reinforcement learning and robots. We also discussed AI safety and the hype around OpenAI.
The CSS expertise kerfuffle (JS Party #45)
Sep 28, 2018 • 60 min
Suz, Nick, and KBall are joined by special guest Aimee Knight to talk about CSS, how it’s often trivialized and how that in turn affects the people who write it, what CSS in JS is, and how to get started with it.
Suz Hinton says find your allies (Away from Keyboard #7)
Sep 26, 2018 • 28 min
Almost eight years ago, Suz Hinton made one of the biggest decisions of her life: move away from her home in Melbourne, Australia and move to the United States. After amicably breaking up with her boyfriend, another decision lied ahead: would she stay?…