Developer Tea

by Spec Network, Inc. · · ·

Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence. With over 7 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and developer at @Clearbit. We hope you'll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers. Twitter: @developertea :: Email: developertea@gmail.com

Power of Expectations Aug. 24, 2018
What do you expect to happen today? Maybe it's in your career or if you're job searching, maybe it's an expectation in your email inbox, but what do you expect to improve on personally, today? In today's episode, we're going to talk about our will and ac
Today we are thrilled to have Daniel Pink on the show, Daniel has four New York Time Best Sellers and Daniel has a wide variety of experience including being a chief speechwriter for Al Gore in the 90s, and has one of the 10 most watched talks on TED talk
Today we are thrilled to have Daniel Pink on the show, Daniel has four New York Time Best Sellers and Daniel has a wide variety of experience including being a chief speechwriter for Al Gore in the 90s, and has one of the 10 most watched talks on TED talk
Today I have some personal news to share, in addition to talking about life changes and accepting the fear that comes with change.
The world of computer science lost a legend last week when Jerry Weinberg passed away on August 7th, 2018. Author of "The Psychology of Computer Programming" as well as "Introduction to General Systems Thinking and quite a few other books, Jerry left us w
Something that's interesting about instruments is the asymmetry of the job of each hand for skilled musicians. That's what we're going to be talking about in today's episode, the idea of asymmetry that developers experience.
As a developer, you've probably encountered an offer to pursue remote work. More and more people are working in a nomadic state as opposed to in an office. So it makes sense to do some studying around remote work and the tradeoffs between remote and in-of
When was the last time the opposite of what you expected occurred? In today's episode, we're going to talk about why we can experience something entirely different than we were initially expecting.
Fluidity of Time Aug. 6, 2018
One of our most popular episodes on the show was on a subject that's tough to talk about. The subject was time and time management, and that's what we're going to talk about in today's episode - the plasticity and difficulty that time presents.
Primitive Obsessions Aug. 3, 2018
Today, we're talking about doing good work and writing better code, and this episode will ask you to question what good code is. We'll be exploring that through the lens of the code smell called Primitive Obsession.
What code do you need today? Today's episode is all about business objectives that get translated into our code.
Evidence is Not Proof July 30, 2018
What was the last time you felt 100% certain about a conclusion you made? In today's episode, we're talking about conclusions and how we come to them. Today's episode will challenge you to ask more questions before landing on conclusions
In today's episode, we're talking about how we view our co-workers around us and our perceptions of ourselves.
What questions are you answering right now? On today's episode we're talking about the power of questions, and more specifically the implicit questions that you're asking in your day.
In today's episode, we're talking about the people who you're thankful for or impressed by and letting others know that we appreciate them with zero expectation.
Smaller Purpose July 20, 2018
Part of the point of Developer Tea is to help driven developers connect to their career purposes. In today's episode, we're going to talk about finding purpose in smaller ways.
Problem Chains July 18, 2018
Today we're talking about problems we face every day as developers, and we face problems every day in a lifecycle -- meaning our problems are almost never atomic.
It's important that we remember ourselves as humans with emotions and recognize how our emotions affect our behavior and decisions.
In today's episode, we talk about astrology's methodology can be very persuasive and similarities in perceptions of code.
Our brains are lazy, but if a story makes sense, that can be more persuasive than raw data and often picked up more readily than data.