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 13 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

What does it mean when we use the term "balance"? In today's episode, we're talking about balance as it relates to decision making.
What is a useful default and when can they lead you astray?
One of the most frustrating things developers can face is writing a bunch of code, working hard on features and then waiting around for PR reviews. In today's episode, we're talking about how you can submit PRs better so reviews go quickly and smoothly.
What does it mean to collaborate as an engineer with other engineers? In today's episode, we're talking about the pull request process and the lack of attention it seems to get from engineers.
How does our brain perceive code in our environment and how does our mind make meaning out of our code?
Correlation is not causation. In today's episode, we're talking about how we get twisted around, thinking data correlation equals causation.
Which language should you learn? Which book should you read next? In today's episode we're talking about intentional decisions we make and how those decisions can shape our immediate and long-term reality.
What causes us to fail? In today's episode we're talking about some of the answers to why we fail.
Today's episode is a visualization exercise. Think about the 10-20 minute tasks that will eventually make up your day.
In today's episode we're talking about the shape of our restrictions and what we take for granted in our current situations.
In today's episode, we're answering a reviewer question; "When do you walk away from a problem to find the solution?"
What is your problem solving strategy in the face of uncertainty?
There is some level of order that we all inherit. In today, we're talking about the pre-determined systems and facts that we grow up to rely on and guide our decisions.
Today, we conclude the interview with Dan Heath. In this part 2 of our conversation, we dive into respect and heroics for efforts of individuals who have prevented a team member from having to save the day or come to the rescue when a system fails.
In today's episode, we sit down with Dan Heath, author of a new book , Upstream. In this part 1 of the conversation with Dan, we discuss preventative work over reactive work among teams.
Protecting Uncertainty April 20, 2020
In today's episode we're talking about what we don't know as a healthy marker for successful teams.
We are addicted to knowledge and knowing more. In today's episode, we're talking about learning and seeing the world in a way that encourages more learning.
Consider Your Cues April 13, 2020
In today's episode we're talking about changing habits and how to adapt to drastic changes.
How Little We Really Know April 11, 2020
How often do you think about what you don't know? In today's episode we're talking about the feeling of guilt when coming across a skill that you don't know.
In today's episode, we're talking about the social instinct that prevents us from sharing silly or bad ideas and asking dumb questions during meetings.