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It’s a podcast where we talk to amazing people about their habits, how they got to where they are now, and what their day-to-day life is like. We also talk about random shit.

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It’s a podcast where we talk to amazing people about their habits, how they got to where they are now, and what their day-to-day life is like. We also talk about random shit.


Jeremy Keith (Part 1)

Episode 26 Season 1

Jeremy Keith is a web developer, author, and musician. We talk about the history of computing and his new book Going Offline.

Minisode: Welcome, Katherine!

Bonus Episode

I have a co-host now! In this episode, Katherine and I talk about our plans, hopes, and dreams for this podcast.

Rachel Nabors

Episode 25 Season 1

Rachel Nabors is really big in the web animation world. She's written a book called Animation at Work, and she's also published two online courses on her website.

Claudina Sarahe

Episode 24 Season 1

Claudina Sarahe is a creative consultant, speaker, organizer, and teacher. She is currently running Composites Colective as a Chief Experimentation Officer along with Darshana Narayanan.

Antoinette Janus

Episode 23 Season 1

Antoinette Janus is a web developer and designer at PBS Kids and is also a co-organizer of CodePen DC.

Amber Stickel

Episode 22 Season 1

Amber is a designer and developer who was actually working for IBM at the time of this recording. Now, she is a design technologist at Indeed; the job search company.

Lara Callender Hogan

Episode 21 Season 1

Lara Hogan is the VP of engineering at Kickstarter and the author of three books: Designing for Performance, Building a device lab, and Demystifying Public Speaking.

Dave DeSandro

Episode 20 Season 1

Dave DeSandro is a designer and developer running Metafizzy. His code is used everywhere: from Tumblr, to Nasa, to Whole Foods, and to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Sarah Bray

Episode 19 Season 1

She is on the cover of Offscreen magazine, and spends a lot of time thinking about how our design and marketing choices affect people—including ourselves.

Saron Yitbarek

Episode 18 Season 1

Saron Yitbarek started the popular Codenewbies podcast. She’s here to talk about how she started the Codenewbies community and the Codeland conference.

Monica Dinculescu

Episode 17 Season 1

Monica Dinculescu is an emojineer at the Polymer project at Google and before that she used to work on Google Chrome.

Kim Goulbourne

Episode 16 Season 1

Kim Goulbourne is a very productive human being. She has so many cool projects—she is doing all the projects! She is currently working at Thoughtbot doing strategy, design, and development.

Jess Lee

Episode 15 Season 1

Jess Lee talks about her work at Dev.to—it’s a place where programmers share ideas and help each other grow.

Dan Mall

Episode 14 Season 1

Dan Mall is a creative director and founder of SuperFriendly, and also the co-founder of a new service called SuperBooked.

Mat Marquis

Episode 13 Season 1

Mat Marquis is an author, a boxer, and a pretty good baker. Listen to him as he talks about how he got into tech, and a little bit about his brief stint on TV.

Nicole Dominguez

Episode 12 Season 1

Nicole Dominguez is a freelance developer, mentor, and digital nomad. We talk about her travels, the conferences that she’s been to, and all her future ambitions.

Tim Holman

Episode 11 Season 1

Tim Holman is a tinkerer, prankster, and, of course, a developer. If you like weird and zany things, I think you’ll have a lot of fun listening to this episode.

Val Head

Episode 10 Season 1

Val Head is pretty much all about animations. She’s written a book about animations, she talks about animations in workshops and conferences, and she makes videos about animations.

Stephanie Liu

Episode 9 Season 1

Stephanie Liu and I talk about bubble tea, JavaScript, and CSS. She has a lot to teach about teaching, finishing projects, and motorcycles.

Shanise Barona

Episode 8 Season 1

Shanise Barona is a web developer and we talk about her adventures and struggles on learning different technologies and what it's like being the newest Elaconf Organizer.

Gabrielle Wee

Episode 7 Season 1

Gabrielle Wee talks about user interfaces, her adventures in freelancing, and the joys of Twitter.

Una Kravets

Episode 6 Season 1

Una Kravets an amazing frontend developer, designer, and all around awesome person.

Pam Selle

Episode 5 Season 1

Pam Selle talks about AWS Lambda, her books, and her experience doing Recurse Center.

Rachel Smith

Episode 4 Season 1

Rachel Smith is a JavaScript and Ruby developer at Codepen. She talks about creepy dudes, learning on the job, and sleeping habits.

Alex Lash

Episode 3 Season 1

Alex Lash is a designer, frontend developer, and a teacher. She talks about switching between design and frontend work, Girl Develop It, and prototyping your work.

Joni Trythall

Episode 2 Season 1

Joni Trythall (or Joni Bologna) is a really cool human being who takes ideas from napkin doodles allll the way to implementation. She’s also a kickass teacher.

Helen V. Holmes

Episode 1 Season 1

Helen V. Holmes talks about working on Fred the Dragon, web typography, and her work on the CSS Grid inspector on Firefox.