The Engineer of What?

The Engineer of What?
A bi-weekly discussion of all things related to a life of an engineer
28: Edit this Code
Feb 11 • 41 min
Today is the day of sale pitches. Apex Legends looks great, but Nathan isn't convinced. Ricky has to do some code editing, but isn't sure if VSCode is going to fit the needs for the project. Join us as we discuss both these topics and talk about why we…
27: Upcoming and more upcoming
Jan 28 • 54 min
Whats upcoming in video games, esri, windows, and event TSA? We talk about all of it as cover everything that looked of interest to us under the sun with so many things starting 2019 off right! Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on CastSponsored…
26: CES
Jan 14 • 38 min
Let's start 2019 off right. CES just happened, demos just happened, what else could of happened? Listen as Nathan and Ricky discuss everything in 2019 thus far as they are both back home recording apart like always. Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly…
25: Together at Last
Dec 31, 2018 • 51 min
Last episode of 2018! Join us as we cover everything we talked about all year and even better, after 1 year of recording we finally did an episode together IN PERSON! Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on CastSponsored By:Apex Audio: Apex Audio…
24: Connect 2018
Dec 17, 2018 • 42 min
Not only did Ricky have a great week for new tech, but Microsoft Connect() 2018 just happened! Lot's to cover and even more to be excited about so you're not going to want to miss this recap. Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on CastSponsored…
23: If it ain’t Broke, Rewrite It
Dec 3, 2018 • 43 min
Android OS and Chrome OS are both great operating systems from Google, but apparently they can do better. Join us as we talk about what that is and how it we could benefit from it along with other new things in tech including a hands on review. Music by…
22: Black Wednesday
Nov 19, 2018 • 49 min
This week being thanksgiving, it's only appropriate to talk about black Friday and cyber Monday. Not really, but join us as we discuss what's new in tech including the leaks of a new google pixel and a foldable phone? Also in the ESRI world, new ArcGIS…
21: Mapping and Water
Nov 5, 2018 • 45 min
Join us this week as we talk about working with strange mapping variables and the next big things happening in water. Ricky also needs a new phone, what do you think he should get? Listen as we discuss what got released this week including new phones to…
20: And we’re back
Oct 22, 2018 • 37 min
Time flies and we both can agree on that. Ricky is back on schedule after getting married, Nathan is back to a normal life after a big event. Doesn't matter what we are talking about, let's just jump in as we get back to your regularly scheduled…
19: Life of an Audio Engineer
Sep 24, 2018 • 36 min
While Ricky is away having fun on his honeymoon, Nathan and a special guest get to have an audio only episode! Listen as they talk about adventures on the road along with some tips and tricks of being an audio engineer. Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly…
18: On the Road
Sep 10, 2018 • 35 min
Nathan got stuck in an airport, but that doesn't stop us here! Join us as Rick and Nathan talk about the awesome wedding that took place along with a few updates in cryptocurrency and a programming hint that Rick has never heard of. Music by Being As An…
17: Like Father, Like Son
Aug 27, 2018 • 30 min
While Nathan might not be in the same field as engineering, both he and his father are engineers. This is a special episode where he gets to interview his father about his 30+ years of experience in the field as an engineer. You aren't going to miss this…
16: The Earth is Round?
Aug 13, 2018 • 34 min
Nathan just got back off the road from taking a break from programming and working as an audio engineer all week. Hear about his fun stories from his time on the road along with other things that are new including an important stance google maps is taking…
15: Problem Solved
Jul 30, 2018 • 44 min
GIS problems? Solved. 16 bit audio problems? Solved. New intel processor problems? Solved. Prime day? Solved. Listen this week as Nathan and Rick talk all about the problems that have came up and the solutions that happened to overcome them. Music by…
14: Recap
Jul 16, 2018 • 41 min
This week, Nathan and Ricky discuss all of the shenanigans that occurred during Ricky's visit to New York. Listen in as we talk good food, great beer, as well as all of the new developments in tech for this week. Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly…
13: Level 2
Jul 2, 2018 • 45 min
Client issues are a real thing in the software word and probably anywhere were you deliver a final product. How do Nathan and Ricky handle these "Level 2" issues? Is there another staff that handles them first or are we working right on the front lines.…
12: Open Source
Jun 18, 2018 • 42 min
Ricky's co-worker thinks just because code is open source, it's what?! Listen Nathan just go off on a rant talking about why open source is amazing and they way things are going. Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on Cast
11: Quick! How do I go “cloud”?
Jun 4, 2018 • 50 min
Get ready for a packed episode as Ricky has a challenge at work. He needs to deal with tons of data in relation to points on a map. How does he store this data? How do we process it? Can we use AI? How does it link to ESRI? Listen as he tells Nathan the…
10: Goat Poop
May 21, 2018 • 45 min
We hit double digits with Episode #10! Be ready for some fun stuff and even a guest! We don't want to give too much away, so start listening! Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on CastSpecial Guest: David Rice.Links:Android PGoogle DuplexAndroid…
9: What’s even going on
May 7, 2018 • 44 min
Ever have those weeks where you can't remember what you did an hour ago? Listen to Nathan and Ricky talk about how they handle this level of being busy. You also don't want to miss hearing about the best burger ever and Ricky making Nathan cringe over how…
8: Locked Out!
Apr 23, 2018 • 52 min
Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on ZencastrLinks:Lord Hobo Brewing CompanyAppium Blog PostSyncfusionTelerikTVUG User GroupInfragisticsSea of Thieves
7: Ricky goes into IT
Apr 9, 2018 • 55 min
Join us this week are we cover a whole bunch of topics. We go over GIS hosting, UI Testing, beer, user group meetings, and new app ideas! We also cover Ricky "moving into IT" for a new project he's working on. Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded…
6: Watered Down Water
Mar 26, 2018 • 48 min
After a small break, we are back! Big things happening in both our lives in and out of state. Listen to as we discuss what we have missed and hear about a philly thing that is "watered down water". Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on…
5: Going to the Dark Side
Feb 26, 2018 • 49 min
Not only has this week been a busy week, but Nathan decided it was time for a change. Listen to Ricky ask him what he thoughts are as he makes this switch and talk about the technology behind it. Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on…
4: All things Water
Feb 12, 2018 • 49 min
This week Nathan is on the road instead of in New York. Find out how he got there and why he's there. Also hear our take on the Eagles vs. Patriots game and listen to Ricky walk us through the life-cycle of water past your kitchen sink. Music by Being As…
3: “Pro”ductivity Tips
Jan 29, 2018 • 47 min
As an engineer you have a lot to do. Someones more than the hours in a day. We have the mindset to work smarter not harder, but what tools do you use to accomplish this? Join us as we talk about productivity tips that help us save time. Music by Being As…
2: We love Vendors
Jan 15, 2018 • 40 min
Vendors. Do you hate them? Love them? Either way, we all probably work with them on a weekly basis and it only gets easier if you know how to work with them. Listen to our struggles with vendors and how we still make the job happen even if things go…
1: Standards
Jan 1, 2018 • 42 min
In this first episode we talk about why we started this podcast and engineering standards. Are they followed? Do they exist? Should they exist? Music by Being As An Ocean Proudly recorded on ZencastrSponsored By:Apex Audio: Apex Audio Visual Solutions is…