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#10 Focusing at Work
May 22 • 96 min
Jas and Rich discuss being focused at work. E-mail Feedback Subreddit Twitter Our Chrome Extension Cal Newport - Deep Work Flow State Cal Newport - Digital Minimalism Twist Focus Paul Graham writing about threat of someone talking to you Private Offices -…
#9 Management
Apr 30 • 85 min
Jas and Rich discuss managing and being managed in the workplace. E-mail Feedback Subreddit Twitter Episode 7 Happier at work if manager can do your job DHH Dog Clicker Rich’s Work Rules Tech CEO sneakers Picture of Jas’ elbow
#8 Permanent vs Contracting Jobs
Apr 4 • 85 min
Jas and Rich discuss the pros and cons of perm jobs vs contracting. Fixed Cost Contract Jason Fried Basecamp Cognitive Dissonance Linus Hamster Thread Sole Trader IR35 PAYE 360 review Microsoft SharePoint Chartered Accountant Xero VAT
#7 Requirements
Mar 18 • 91 min
Jas and Rich discuss software requirements and apologise to people with disabilities. Follow up discussion: Presidental mental health in 1972 Norwegian Prime Minister that took time off to deal with depression Roosevelt illness Ethnicity in Computer…
#6 Office Culture
Mar 4 • 111 min
Jas and Rich discuss Office Culture and whether they are brogrammers. Follow up discussion: Microsoft catching Amazon in cloud Google’s Speech-To-Text API which Rich used for subtitles Amazon S3 Jira Unix Exit Codes Marjorie Marjoram Main discussion:…
#5 The Cloud
Feb 8 • 87 min
Jas and Rich discuss ‘The Cloud’. Follow up discussion: Majorie’s Law (again) Mocha Chai Parameterized Tests Hamcrest Hamcrest Examples Main discussion: Infrastructure as a service wikipedia Platform as a service wikipedia Software as a service wikipedia…
#4 Testing
Jan 17 • 91 min
Jas and Rich discuss testing, and whether you should write tests. Main discussion: Marjorie’s Law PUBG Pond5 Test Driven Development - TDD Rich can’t find that Kent Beck video from 8 years ago - surprise! Jas’ open source tests Real Logic - Simple Binary…
#3 Programming Interviews
Jan 1 • 83 min
Jas and Rich discuss industry practices for interviewing coders.
#2 Javascript
Jan 1 • 106 min
Jas and Rich discuss the pros and cons of Javascript and its ecosystem.
#1 IDEs
Jan 1 • 111 min
Jas and Rich discuss text editors and IDEs.