Salt City Code

Salt City Code

www.saltcitycode.com
A podcast by and for the Syracuse tech community


Gus Cost: There is No Perfect Thing
Feb 18 • 36 min
I would say go for it. … Learning any of anything is gonna help you more than wondering what to learn or trying to pick the perfect thing. Spoiler alert: there is no perfect thing. Everything has huge problems with it that are gonna cause you a lot of…
Doug Crescenzi: Network Effects
Feb 11 • 37 min
If we risk messing with things too much…I think we could risk reducing some of that community building side, right? And I think if we wanna get more of these outcomes, we need to really value and do whatever we can to amplify the network effects that come…
Kelly and Karin: Life After Bootcamp
Feb 4 • 28 min
I was looking for a change, and on the way to a change, and then when I got involved with the bootcamp, everything changed! It's been about six months since hosts Kelly Corey and Karin Thorne graduated from Careers in Code. We catch up on adjusting to…
Amanda Darcangelo: Documentation Saves Lives
Jan 28 • 47 min
With Surge Syracuse and all of these initiatives, the idea is to keep tech local and tech resources local, and we can't do that if people can't find jobs here. We know the jobs are out there, but people need to be able to find them. Karin and Kelly chat…
Ashley Oliver: Cybersecurity, Cash, and You
Jan 21 • 31 min
I commend people who are stuck in their ways because they're gonna be the ones that are going to be protected the most in the terrible event that something tragic does happen to us here. Karin and Kelly continue the conversation with Ashley Oliver and…
Ashley Oliver: Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert
Jan 14 • 31 min
Even though these are huge advances to the technology community, we still have to be concerned and be aware of the cyber risks that are imposed because if we're not, then we're gonna just make ourselves a target for those types of attacks. Kelly and Karin…
Mike DeMaria: Upstate Dreamin’
Jan 7 • 40 min
"People come to these events from all over, and so they'll be able to also see that we have a tech community, that we have awesome people here, and be able to see all the really cool natural features that the upstate region has…" Kelly and Karin sit down…
Podcast Goals 2020
Dec 31, 2019 • 21 min
"If we want to be a podcast that's by the Syracuse tech community for the Syracuse tech community, then we better include all the Syracuse tech community." Kelly and Karin discuss their New Year's resolutions for their personal coding journeys and for…
Code for the Holidays
Dec 24, 2019 • 25 min
"I would say that's one of the fundamentals of web development…there's never one correct answer." Kelly and Karin share some of their favorite coding resources in this special 2019 holiday episode feat. lots of JavaScript, a handful of online courses, a…
Melissa Schmitz: A Giant Debugging Rubber Duck
Dec 17, 2019 • 42 min
"I think that part of the reason that I got my job, or at least that they looked at my resume, was because I had a hackathon project that was an augmented reality game…" Kelly and Karin sit down again with Melissa Schmitz as she shares more stories and…
Melissa Schmitz: From Hackathon Winner to Working Professional
Dec 10, 2019 • 41 min
"The point of it is not always to make a business, of course. It's to have that experience." Karin and Kelly chat with Melissa Schmitz about what it's like to win a hackathon, her experience working with virtual reality, and her decision to pivot from…
Kelly Corey: Being My Best Self
Dec 3, 2019 • 43 min
"It's wild what you'll see once you've walked away and taken a break from it." Karin interviews Kelly Corey, co-founder of Salt City Code, about her journey into tech as a recent graduate of a coding bootcamp. Topics discussed include: restoring old tech,…
Karin Thorne: P.S. Never Give Up
Nov 26, 2019 • 39 min
"I want something new and something different every day." Kelly interviews Karin Thorne, co-founder of Salt City Code, about her experience as a new web developer. Topics discussed include: imposter syndrome, balancing work and family with class, and…
Trailer
Nov 19, 2019 • 0 min
What's this podcast all about? When's the first episode? What can I expect from listening to it? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in this teaser trailer! Special thanks to our sponsor Hack Upstate for helping Salt City Code get off the…