Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

About the show

A podcast about the design, development, and business of great software. Each week thoughtbot's Chad Pytel (CEO) and Lindsey Christensen (CMO) are joined by the people who build and nurture the products we love.

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Episodes

  • 159: Falling Out of Love With Haskell (Mike Burns)

    August 17th, 2015  |  Season 4  |  23 mins 2 secs

    Ben and fellow thoughtbotter Mike Burns take time out of their Summer Summit schedule to chat about launching offices, the art of classical code, and why Mike no longer loves Haskell.

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  • 158: Producing...Stuff (Thom Obarski)

    August 10th, 2015  |  Season 4  |  31 mins 4 secs

    Ben is joined by trepidatious producer, Thom Obarski, to talk all things media at thoughtbot, compare working in tech to entertainment environments, and bestow some beginner advice on starting one's own podcast.

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  • 157: Between Frustration and Enlightenment (Tom Stuart)

    August 3rd, 2015  |  Season 4  |  46 mins 17 secs

    Ben is joined by Tom Stuart to talk about incorporating computer science topics into Ruby, his process of preparing talks, enriching your development career with a bit of computer science knowledge, and gushing about how amazing computers truly are.

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  • 156: It Has to be Valuable (Steve Tooke)

    July 27th, 2015  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 13 secs

    Ben is joined by Steve Tooke to discuss the importance of communication, testing, and building Cucumber 2.

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  • 155: CTO Duties (Joe Ferris)

    July 20th, 2015  |  Season 4  |  40 mins 57 secs

    Ben welcomes Joe Ferris, thoughtbot's CTO, to discuss design parity within the company, inversion of control, and solving all the world's problems with monads.

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  • 154: Do it Right the First Time (Samir Talwar)

    July 13th, 2015  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 26 secs

    Ben and Samir Talwar of Codurance discuss the appeal of functional programming, mob programming, and a different take on conferences.

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