#38 Databases are Insufficient with Jonas Bonér

#38 Databases are Insufficient with Jonas Bon...

#40 Poisoned Agile with Barry Hawkins

Bruce and James chat with Barry Hawkins about software methodologies, their triumphs and abuses. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#39 Cracking the Company Culture Conundrum with Sharon Schmidt

According to James, Heroku had the best company culture / vibe of anywhere he has worked. Bruce & James talk with Sharon Schmidt who is in large part responsible for creating that magical experience. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#37 The Future of Everything with Paul Snively

Paul Snively helps us see the future of programming. Spoiler: It's Typed & Functional. Referenced talks: Types vs. Tests: An Epic Battle? Type Systems - The Good, Bad and Ugly Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#36 The Freedom of Structured Unconferences

Bruce describes his multi-decade journey running conferences and how letting go of control, while still having a structure, has led to conferences where attendees connect in meaningful ways. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#35 The Pattern of Design Patterns

As usual, Bruce & James try to figure out monads & type classes. Then something new, as they go meta on design patterns. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#34 Fear, Uncertainty, and Monads with Dick Wall

FEE, FOO, FUD, and FUM (Fear, Uncertainty, and Monads) - Scala Giant, Dick Wall, joins Bruce and James to talk about life, work, and Functional Programming. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#33 Rethinking "Thinking in Objects"

Object Oriented Programming might just be a series of solutions to self-created problems. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#32 Adopting Kotlin & FP with Katie Levy

Katie Levy joins Bruce & James to talk about how to help teams adopt Kotlin and Functional Programming. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#31 "ZIO's not a library it's a state of mind" with Kit Langton

Bruce and James' coauthor Bill Frasure, joins to talk with Kit Langton, creator of ZIO Magic and many other magical ZIO tools & libraries. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#30 Programming in (not with) Scala 3 but with Bill Venners

Bruce and James chat with their long time friend Bill Venners about Scala 3 and the updates to his "Programming in Scala" book. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#29 Contemplating Computer Cognition with Julie Amundson

Bruce and James chat with their friend Julie Amundson about AI, Machine Learning, and many related complexities.  They explore what the journey is like for Data Scientists at medium / large companies where everything from data access to productionizing models, has challenges.  Al ...  Show more

#28 PREP - Performant, Reliable, Expressive, and Productive

Bruce, James, and their friend Bill are working on a new book about systems that are Performant, Reliable, Expressive, and Productive. This episode explores those themes with some significant detours along the way. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#27 Side-Effects of a Scala 3 Release

With the eminent release of Scala 3, we chat about the language changes, effect systems (ZIO), and reliability. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#26 Dependency Injection - Why Do We Even...

All about Dependency Injection, why we do it, and why James thinks it is terrible. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#25 No Good Build Tools. Blocked on Reactive.

Once again we lament build tools. Then we get blocked talking about Reactive, async, non-blocking, actors, and concurrency. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#24 Vulnerability & Additive Hiring with Dianne Marsh

Bruce & James have a delightful chat with long-time friend Dianne Marsh about changing tech culture to be more vulnerable and diverse. Note: The Non-Violent Communication trainer mentioned in the episode is Karl Steyaert. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#23 The Modern Java Platform - 2021 Edition

James shares about a blog he posted this week titled: "The Modern Java Platform - 2021 Edition" Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#22 Be the Kindness You Want to See in the Programming World

Special guest Oli joins us to chat about Recursion Schemes, tech conferences, podcasts, and kindness. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF 

#21 Statically-Dynamic Programming or Dynamically-Static Programming? And Death by 1000 Language Quirks

James is a Dynamic Programming Language Denier but realizes only a part of his code is actually statically typed. And programming languages so full of quirks that you have to hold the quick reference book in your teeth. Discuss this episode: https://discord.gg/nPa76qF