Greatest Hits – Software Engineering Daily

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Greatest Hits – Software Engineering Daily
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 100
  • Last: 29 Dec 2017
Popular episodes of Software Engineering Daily.

Episodes (100)

  • Dwarf Fortress with Tarn Adams Holiday Repeat
    Dwarf Fortress with Tarn Adams Holiday Repeat
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    Published: 29 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:04:05
    Originally published October 22, 2015 “The official motto that we have in our help manual is ‘Losing is fun!’ ” Dwarf Fortress is a construction and management simulation computer game set in a procedurally generated fantasy world in which ... Read more →
    Originally published October 22, 2015 “The official motto that we have in our help manual is ‘Losing is fun!’ ” Dwarf Fortress is a construction and management simulation computer game set in a procedurally generated fantasy world in which ... Read more →

  • Language Design with Brian Kernighan Holiday Repeat
    Language Design with Brian Kernighan Holiday Repeat
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    Published: 28 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:09:14
    Originally published January 6, 2016 “The best computer science is the kind where the theory is inspired by some practical problem, you develop a better theoretical understanding of what you want to do, and that feeds back into better pract... Read more →
    Originally published January 6, 2016 “The best computer science is the kind where the theory is inspired by some practical problem, you develop a better theoretical understanding of what you want to do, and that feeds back into better pract... Read more →

  • Software and Entrepreneurship with Seth Godin Holiday Repeat
    Software and Entrepreneurship with Seth Godin Holiday Repeat
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    Published: 27 Dec 2017 Duration: 35:31
    Originally published November 18, 2015 “The playing field has never ever been more leveled – that means everything you don’t build is your choice not to build it.” Seth Godin is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. He is the author of many ... Read more →
    Originally published November 18, 2015 “The playing field has never ever been more leveled – that means everything you don’t build is your choice not to build it.” Seth Godin is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. He is the author of many ... Read more →

  • Knowledge-Based Programming with Stephen Wolfram Holiday Repeat
    Knowledge-Based Programming with Stephen Wolfram Holiday Repeat
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    Published: 26 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:20:47
    Originally published November 10, 2015 “The cloud as an environment – I had thought it was a purely utilitarian kind of thing. What I realized is that it’s a fascinating centralized repository of computation.” Wolfram Research makes computi... Read more →
    Originally published November 10, 2015 “The cloud as an environment – I had thought it was a purely utilitarian kind of thing. What I realized is that it’s a fascinating centralized repository of computation.” Wolfram Research makes computi... Read more →

  • Machine Learning and Technical Debt with D. Sculley Holiday Repeat
    Machine Learning and Technical Debt with D. Sculley Holiday Repeat
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    Published: 25 Dec 2017 Duration: 33:41
    Originally published November 17, 2015 “Changing anything changes everything.” Technical debt, referring to the compounding cost of changes to software architecture, can be especially challenging in machine learning systems. D. Sculley is a... Read more →
    Originally published November 17, 2015 “Changing anything changes everything.” Technical debt, referring to the compounding cost of changes to software architecture, can be especially challenging in machine learning systems. D. Sculley is a... Read more →

  • Run Less Software with Rich Archbold
    Run Less Software with Rich Archbold
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    Published: 20 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:00:14
    There is a quote from Jeff Bezos: “70% of the work of building a business today is undifferentiated heavy lifting. Only 30% is creative work. Things will be more exciting when those numbers are inverted.” That quote is from 2006, before Am... Read more →
    There is a quote from Jeff Bezos: “70% of the work of building a business today is undifferentiated heavy lifting. Only 30% is creative work. Things will be more exciting when those numbers are inverted.” That quote is from 2006, before Am... Read more →

  • Training the Machines with Russell Smith
    Training the Machines with Russell Smith
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    Published: 17 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:00:10
    Automation is changing the labor market. To automate a task, someone needs to put in the work to describe the task correctly to a computer. For some tasks, the reward for automating a task is tremendous–for example, putting together mobil... Read more →
    Automation is changing the labor market. To automate a task, someone needs to put in the work to describe the task correctly to a computer. For some tasks, the reward for automating a task is tremendous–for example, putting together mobil... Read more →

  • High Volume Event Processing with John-Daniel Trask
    High Volume Event Processing with John-Daniel Trask
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    Published: 16 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:02:39
    A popular software application serves billions of user requests. These requests could be for many different things. These requests need to be routed to the correct destination, load balanced across different instances of a service, and que... Read more →
    A popular software application serves billions of user requests. These requests could be for many different things. These requests need to be routed to the correct destination, load balanced across different instances of a service, and que... Read more →

  • Fiverr Engineering with Gil Sheinfeld
    Fiverr Engineering with Gil Sheinfeld
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    Published: 15 Nov 2017 Duration: 59:47
    As the gig economy grows, that growth necessitates innovations in the online infrastructure powering these new labor markets. In our previous episodes about Uber, we explored the systems that balance server load and gather geospacial data... Read more →
    As the gig economy grows, that growth necessitates innovations in the online infrastructure powering these new labor markets. In our previous episodes about Uber, we explored the systems that balance server load and gather geospacial data... Read more →

  • Legal Technology with Justin Kan
    Legal Technology with Justin Kan
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    Published: 10 Nov 2017 Duration: 55:11
    Imagine that you are a lawyer. Your work involves managing files with dense, technical text. Your co-workers collaborate with you to accomplish a complex goal that can be broken down into smaller pieces. Your work has formal specification... Read more →
    Imagine that you are a lawyer. Your work involves managing files with dense, technical text. Your co-workers collaborate with you to accomplish a complex goal that can be broken down into smaller pieces. Your work has formal specification... Read more →

  • Early Investments with Semil Shah
    Early Investments with Semil Shah
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    Published: 9 Nov 2017 Duration: 51:50
    An engineer who wants to start a business using investment capital needs to understand the expectations of investors. The market for the business needs to be huge. The team needs to have a differentiated understanding of the market, or a d... Read more →
    An engineer who wants to start a business using investment capital needs to understand the expectations of investors. The market for the business needs to be huge. The team needs to have a differentiated understanding of the market, or a d... Read more →

  • Netflix Serverless-like Platform with Vasanth Asokan
    Netflix Serverless-like Platform with Vasanth Asokan
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    Published: 7 Nov 2017 Duration: 59:10
    The Netflix API is accessed by developers who build for over 1000 device types: TVs, smartphontes, VR headsets, laptops. If it has a screen, it can probably run Netflix. On each of these different devices, the Netflix experience is differe... Read more →
    The Netflix API is accessed by developers who build for over 1000 device types: TVs, smartphontes, VR headsets, laptops. If it has a screen, it can probably run Netflix. On each of these different devices, the Netflix experience is differe... Read more →

  • Parlaying Failure to Fortune with Paul Martino
    Parlaying Failure to Fortune with Paul Martino
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    Published: 3 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:00:31
    In 2003, Paul Martino co-founded Tribe.net, one of the earliest social networking sites.  Tribe had significant traction, with hundreds of thousands of users. In the early 2000s, hundreds of thousands of users was enough traffic to pose a... Read more →
    In 2003, Paul Martino co-founded Tribe.net, one of the earliest social networking sites.  Tribe had significant traction, with hundreds of thousands of users. In the early 2000s, hundreds of thousands of users was enough traffic to pose a... Read more →

  • Bad Men with Bob Hoffman
    Bad Men with Bob Hoffman
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:03:54
    In the 1960s, advertising agencies were high-dollar creative producers. A client would come to an ad agency and pay millions of dollars for artistic messaging that would convince a consumer to buy a product. How could you measure the succ... Read more →
    In the 1960s, advertising agencies were high-dollar creative producers. A client would come to an ad agency and pay millions of dollars for artistic messaging that would convince a consumer to buy a product. How could you measure the succ... Read more →

  • Analyse Asia with Bernard Leong
    Analyse Asia with Bernard Leong
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    Published: 27 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:05:41
    In America, the tech companies we focus on are commonly known as FAANG: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google. We all know what these companies do because they impact our daily lives. In Asia, there are three giant tech companies that h... Read more →
    In America, the tech companies we focus on are commonly known as FAANG: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google. We all know what these companies do because they impact our daily lives. In Asia, there are three giant tech companies that h... Read more →

  • Word2Vec with Adrian Colyer
    Word2Vec with Adrian Colyer
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    Published: 13 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:01:47
    Machines understand the world through mathematical representations. In order to train a machine learning model, we need to describe everything in terms of numbers.  Images, words, and sounds are too abstract for a computer. But a series of... Read more →
    Machines understand the world through mathematical representations. In order to train a machine learning model, we need to describe everything in terms of numbers.  Images, words, and sounds are too abstract for a computer. But a series of... Read more →

  • Serverless Startup with Yan Cui
    Serverless Startup with Yan Cui
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    Published: 4 Aug 2017 Duration: 57:56
    After raising $18 million, social networking startup Yubl made a series of costly mistakes. Yubl hired an army of expensive contractors to build out its iOS and Android apps. Drama at the executive level hurt morale for the full-time emplo... Read more →
    After raising $18 million, social networking startup Yubl made a series of costly mistakes. Yubl hired an army of expensive contractors to build out its iOS and Android apps. Drama at the executive level hurt morale for the full-time emplo... Read more →

  • Quantum Computing with Vijay Pande
    Quantum Computing with Vijay Pande
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    Published: 3 Aug 2017 Duration: 55:41
    Quantum computing is based on the system of quantum mechanics. In quantum computing, we perform operations over qubits instead of bits. A qubit is a vector, which can take on many more values than 0 or 1. The technology used to implement q... Read more →
    Quantum computing is based on the system of quantum mechanics. In quantum computing, we perform operations over qubits instead of bits. A qubit is a vector, which can take on many more values than 0 or 1. The technology used to implement q... Read more →

  • Self-Driving Deep Learning with Lex Fridman
    Self-Driving Deep Learning with Lex Fridman
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    Published: 28 Jul 2017 Duration: 59:05
    Self-driving cars are here. Fully autonomous systems like Waymo are being piloted in less complex circumstances. Human-in-the-loop systems like Tesla Autopilot navigate drivers when it is safe to do so, and lets the human take control in a... Read more →
    Self-driving cars are here. Fully autonomous systems like Waymo are being piloted in less complex circumstances. Human-in-the-loop systems like Tesla Autopilot navigate drivers when it is safe to do so, and lets the human take control in a... Read more →

  • Culture Fit with Ammon Bartram
    Culture Fit with Ammon Bartram
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    Published: 3 Jul 2017 Duration: 58:39
    “Culture fit” is a term that is used to describe engineers that have the right personality for a given company. In the hiring process, “lack of culture fit” is used to turn away engineers who are good enough at coding but just don’t seem r... Read more →
    “Culture fit” is a term that is used to describe engineers that have the right personality for a given company. In the hiring process, “lack of culture fit” is used to turn away engineers who are good enough at coding but just don’t seem r... Read more →

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