Maurice Cherry is a veteran designer AND veteran podcastee. His award-winning podcast Revision Path has showcased nearly 250 Black Designers and influencers. Scott and Maurice talk about the importance of good design on today's web (AND good podcasts!) Wh
C++ and Browser Monoculture with Vivaldi's Patricia Aas June 28, 2018
Patricia Aas is a C++ programmer working on the Vivaldi Browser where she has currently taken on platform integration of media. She has previously worked at Opera Software on their Desktop Browser and at Cisco on their Telepresence Hardware Endpoints, pri
Is a Programming Bootcamp right for you? Why choose a bootcamp over self- study? How instrumental was having done a camp on your resume to get your job? Scott talks with bootcamp graduate Kristen Leake about her journey into technology.
Tips for Teaching Programming with Dr. Neil Brown June 14, 2018
Dr. Neil Brown recently published a scholarly article on how to effectively teach programming. Rather than a series of anecdotes, this is backed up by actual research in educational psychology. He talks to Scott about how we can and should approach teachi
Azure Sphere is a new solution for creating highly-secured, Internet-connected microcontroller (MCU) devices. Caitie McCaffrey is Principal Software Engineering Lead on the project and is an expert in building large scale services and systems for folks li
Scott and Mark Downie have been blogging for nearly 15 years using a blogging system called "DasBlog." It started with .NET 1.1 and now Mark is forking DasBlog and taking it into an open source future with .NET Core.
Do you need to speak English to Code? Noor - An Arabic Programming Language with Ahmed Abdalla May 25, 2018
Do you need to speak English to Code? Ahmed Abdalla created Noor , an Arabic Programming Language as a way to teach programming to Arabic-speaking kids.
Eric Heutchy on Backward Compatibility, Xbox One X Enhanced Games, and The Heutchy Method May 18, 2018
Xbox One X Enhanced Games with Backward Compatibility are AMAZING. You can play a decade old game - originally meant for 640x480 or 720p resolution - and enjoy it in 4k resolution. Not upscaled. Actually up to 10x clearer within recompiling the game? How?
Kevin Scott is the CTO of Microsoft...but how did he get there? Scott talks to Kevin about his experience from early teens through his successful foray at LinkedIn and beyond. Where does Kevin see technology going and how do we help get more people involv
Ire Aderinokun is a self-taught UI/UX Designer and Front-End Developer working in Lagos, Nigeria. She is currently the Technical Lead at Big Cabal Media. She says the Next Billion Users are coming online now and they'll be outside Western countries and th
Arlan Hamilton's Backstage Capital has invested more than $4M+ in over 80 companies led by underrepresented founders. How has she gone from Homeless to VC in just a few years? Arlan also recently started Project Cover to give micro-grants to driven creati
A history of the Windows 95 Start Button and User Research at Microsoft with Kent Sullivan and Derek Hoiem April 20, 2018
Kent Sullivan and Derek Hoiem were some of the original hires at the User Research Labs at Microsoft. The worked on the exploratory user research that produced the taskbar and Start menu, as well as the iterative research that helped nail down the details
Dan Curry was a Visual Effects Supervisor, Visual Effects Producer, Second Unit Director, Director and Main Title Designer for Star Trek’s Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise and Next Generation series. He spent 18 years doing Star Trek and pioneering vi
Christine Spang started her tech journey contributing to Debian while still a teenager. She went on to MIT, then worked on Ksplice, helping the Linux kernel stay up-to-date without rebooting. From there working as a Principal Developer at Oracle, Christin
A new Sega Megadrive/Genesis Game in 2018 with 1995 Tools with Tanglewood's Matt Phillips March 30, 2018
Matt Phillips didn't just creating a brand-new Sega Megadrive/Genesis Game in 2018 called Tanglewood. He did it using the original dev kit, computers, and software from 1995. You can experience Tanglewood today and buy it with a proper cartridge, box, and
F# and the functional SAFE Stack with Krzysztof Cieślak March 23, 2018
Scott digs into the SAFE Stack with Krzysztof Cielak. SAFE is an end-to-end, functional-first stack for cloud-ready web development that emphasizes type- safe programming. Is this your next programming paradigm?
Demystifying Serverless with Cecil Phillip March 15, 2018
Scott talks to Cecil Phillip about how cloud architecture is changing everything. But what's IaaS, PaaS, then FaaS, and now serverless? How will being billed for usage affect software architecture?
Marc Durdin has been working on the same open source project more or less since he was 14! Today Keyman is a thriving open source project that supports over 1000 languages and works on Windows, Mac, Phones, and the Web!
Developing Online Identity with Sarah Squire March 3, 2018
Sarah Squire is a Senior Technical Architect at Ping Identity. So much has happened since "Identity 2.0" so Sarah catches Scott up to date. OpenID, OAuth and beyond, what's new and what direction is the web heading?
Jessica Rose and the Worst Advice Ever Feb. 23, 2018
Hanselminutes - Fresh Air for Developers is a weekly talk show that brings interesting people together to talk about the web, culture, education, technology and more. Hosted by Scott Hanselman, this show promises fresh ideas and great people.