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Developing Fatigue

Dec 24, 2019

In this episode Toran and Brandon discuss what it takes to be successful in tech. We cover hard skills and soft skills alike in search of useful career advice for both JR and SR engineers.

References

Impostor Syndrome

Gary Bernhardt

Growth Mindset

Walking Skeleton

Why Elixir? Throughput

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Dec 10, 2019

In this episode Kris and Toran chat about digital minimalism inspired by the book from Cal Newport. We talk about social media and the role silence plays in the attention economy.

References

Digital Minimalism

Digital Minimalism ebook on blinkist

Visible

Spartan Race

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Nov 27, 2019

This week Kris and Brandon talk about building trust across teams. Their discussion includes a handful of personal stories on the subject including when they felt trusted, frustrated and everything in between.

References

Ruby on Rails

Postmortem

Enneagram

Impostor Syndrome

aws

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Nov 11, 2019

Brandon and Kris attempt to console Toran as he wrestles with the idea that his reputation might be on the line as he makes the transition into gaming software development.

References

Monkey Patching

Extreme Programming (XP)

Test First

DevOps

How to Lead When You're Not in Charge

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Oct 28, 2019

Kris and Toran discuss lightning talks, the tradeoffs associated with remote work and 1 minute praisings. They also touch on work ethic and finding focus time while remaining connected.

References

Testing Multi-Node Phoenix @ElixirConf

F3 Nation

The acceptance testing burden

The New One Minute Manager