Hackers – Software Engineering Daily

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Hackers – Software Engineering Daily
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 84
  • Last: 30 Jan 2018
Stories of people hacking on weird and interesting projects.

Episodes (84)

  • Design Principles From Functional Programming with Runar Bjarnason
    Design Principles From Functional Programming with Runar Bjarnason
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    Published: 30 Jan 2018 Duration: 41:26
    Functional programming can improve the overall design of an application architecture. Runar Bjarnason has been exploring how writing in a functional style increases modularity and compositionality of software for many years. He is co-autho... Read more →
    Functional programming can improve the overall design of an application architecture. Runar Bjarnason has been exploring how writing in a functional style increases modularity and compositionality of software for many years. He is co-autho... Read more →

  • 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 →

  • Health Wearables with Haiyan Zhang
    Health Wearables with Haiyan Zhang
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    Published: 31 Jul 2017 Duration: 29:46
    Wearables are everywhere. In the medical field they are transforming lives. Haiyan Zhang, Innovation Director at Microsoft Research, created a wearable for a young graphic designer that developed Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s is a condition tha... Read more →
    Wearables are everywhere. In the medical field they are transforming lives. Haiyan Zhang, Innovation Director at Microsoft Research, created a wearable for a young graphic designer that developed Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s is a condition tha... Read more →

  • Hackathons with Lizette Chapman
    Hackathons with Lizette Chapman
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    Published: 22 Jun 2017 Duration: 57:10
    Professional hackathon programmers travel around the hackathon circuit, winning merchandise and small cash prizes. There are enough hackathons that some programmers actually do this as a full-time job. For example, Peter Ma, a programmer w... Read more →
    Professional hackathon programmers travel around the hackathon circuit, winning merchandise and small cash prizes. There are enough hackathons that some programmers actually do this as a full-time job. For example, Peter Ma, a programmer w... Read more →

  • Off-Grid Social Network with Andre Staltz
    Off-Grid Social Network with Andre Staltz
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    Published: 26 May 2017 Duration: 59:57
    Social networks like Facebook and Twitter facilitate interactions between individuals. Every message I send to you on Facebook goes through Facebook’s servers before reaching you. This is known as the client-server model. Since the early d... Read more →
    Social networks like Facebook and Twitter facilitate interactions between individuals. Every message I send to you on Facebook goes through Facebook’s servers before reaching you. This is known as the client-server model. Since the early d... Read more →

  • Relay Modern with Lee Byron and Joe Savona
    Relay Modern with Lee Byron and Joe Savona
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    Published: 24 May 2017 Duration: 01:06:11
    Relay is a JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications. Facebook open sourced Relay around the same time they open sourced GraphQL, and Facebook expected Relay to be the more popular of the two projects. However, the r... Read more →
    Relay is a JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications. Facebook open sourced Relay around the same time they open sourced GraphQL, and Facebook expected Relay to be the more popular of the two projects. However, the r... Read more →

  • Zencastr with Josh Nielsen
    Zencastr with Josh Nielsen
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    Published: 3 May 2017 Duration: 01:17:46
    There are certain experiences when a product solves a problem so thoroughly and elegantly that it lifts a weight off of your shoulders that you didn’t even know was there. Dropbox did this with file storage. Slack did this with group colla... Read more →
    There are certain experiences when a product solves a problem so thoroughly and elegantly that it lifts a weight off of your shoulders that you didn’t even know was there. Dropbox did this with file storage. Slack did this with group colla... Read more →

  • Robot Assistant with Abhishek Singh
    Robot Assistant with Abhishek Singh
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    Published: 28 Apr 2017 Duration: 58:46
    We view our iPhones as inanimate objects. But when we see robots such as the Boston Dynamics machines that move with a motion that seems like an animal, the robot comes alive. We feel more sympathy and connection towards it. Today’s episo... Read more →
    We view our iPhones as inanimate objects. But when we see robots such as the Boston Dynamics machines that move with a motion that seems like an animal, the robot comes alive. We feel more sympathy and connection towards it. Today’s episo... Read more →

  • Making Money Online for Software Engineers with Courtland Allen
    Making Money Online for Software Engineers with Courtland Allen
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    Published: 30 Jan 2017 Duration: 55:47
    Engineers today have a variety of career options. You could go work for a large corporation, you could raise money and start a startup, you could freelance and move from job to job with freedom–or you could start a business with the goal o... Read more →
    Engineers today have a variety of career options. You could go work for a large corporation, you could raise money and start a startup, you could freelance and move from job to job with freedom–or you could start a business with the goal o... Read more →

  • Robots for the Elderly with Itai Mendelsohn
    Robots for the Elderly with Itai Mendelsohn
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    Published: 27 Jan 2017 Duration: 01:00:20
    Many elderly people live with unhealthy levels of isolation. Social isolation is a problem for anybody, but younger people can use technology to alleviate their isolation with tools like Skype and Facebook. How can we bridge the generation... Read more →
    Many elderly people live with unhealthy levels of isolation. Social isolation is a problem for anybody, but younger people can use technology to alleviate their isolation with tools like Skype and Facebook. How can we bridge the generation... Read more →

  • Robot Cloud Lab with Max Hodak
    Robot Cloud Lab with Max Hodak
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    Published: 28 Dec 2016 Duration: 57:07
    A biologist wants to study the genetic makeup of an organism. A pharmaceutical researcher wants to test the effects of an experimental drug. These types of experiments require a deep knowledge of the scientific domain as well as the lab te... Read more →
    A biologist wants to study the genetic makeup of an organism. A pharmaceutical researcher wants to test the effects of an experimental drug. These types of experiments require a deep knowledge of the scientific domain as well as the lab te... Read more →

  • Sampling with Daniel Trostli
    Sampling with Daniel Trostli
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    Published: 22 Dec 2016 Duration: 53:56
    Every song you hear on the radio is written with a computer. Computer musicians mostly use synthesizers and samples to compose these songs. A sample is a snippet of recorded sound, sometimes taken from a songs, a movie, or another source. ... Read more →
    Every song you hear on the radio is written with a computer. Computer musicians mostly use synthesizers and samples to compose these songs. A sample is a snippet of recorded sound, sometimes taken from a songs, a movie, or another source. ... Read more →

  • Bots with Jon Bruner
    Bots with Jon Bruner
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    Published: 15 Dec 2016 Duration: 01:01:02
    Over the next few years, bots will pervade our lives more and more. These smart, conversational text interfaces provide a new way of engaging with the computer systems that we have been mostly interacting with through web and mobile app in... Read more →
    Over the next few years, bots will pervade our lives more and more. These smart, conversational text interfaces provide a new way of engaging with the computer systems that we have been mostly interacting with through web and mobile app in... Read more →

  • How Software Engineering Daily Works
    How Software Engineering Daily Works
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    Published: 8 Dec 2016 Duration: 47:54
    Software Engineering Daily was started a year and a half ago, based on what I learned from my podcasting experience on Software Engineering Radio. Last week, I interviewed Robert Blumen, the editor of Software Engineering Radio, about how ... Read more →
    Software Engineering Daily was started a year and a half ago, based on what I learned from my podcasting experience on Software Engineering Radio. Last week, I interviewed Robert Blumen, the editor of Software Engineering Radio, about how ... Read more →

  • Bot Memorial with Eugenia Kuyda
    Bot Memorial with Eugenia Kuyda
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    Published: 6 Dec 2016 Duration: 57:24
    When a human passes away, we create a tombstone as a memorial. Friends and family visit a grave to remember the times they had with that person while they were still alive. Memorial bots are another way to celebrate the life of someone who... Read more →
    When a human passes away, we create a tombstone as a memorial. Friends and family visit a grave to remember the times they had with that person while they were still alive. Memorial bots are another way to celebrate the life of someone who... Read more →

  • Adforprize
    Adforprize
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    Published: 3 Dec 2016 Duration: 47:42
    There are multiple paths to constructing a piece of software from start to finish. An individual programmer can build an entire product from scratch in a couple days. A giant corporation can commission a project and delegate responsibilitie... Read more →
    There are multiple paths to constructing a piece of software from start to finish. An individual programmer can build an entire product from scratch in a couple days. A giant corporation can commission a project and delegate responsibilitie... Read more →

  • Robot Lawyer with Joshua Browder
    Robot Lawyer with Joshua Browder
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    Published: 2 Dec 2016 Duration: 56:40
    You have probably received a parking ticket that you felt was unfair,   but instead of fighting it, you paid the expensive price to get rid of it quickly. Fighting a parking ticket sounds like it would be so time consuming that it is a bet... Read more →
    You have probably received a parking ticket that you felt was unfair,   but instead of fighting it, you paid the expensive price to get rid of it quickly. Fighting a parking ticket sounds like it would be so time consuming that it is a bet... Read more →

  • Software Podcasting with Robert Blumen
    Software Podcasting with Robert Blumen
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    Published: 30 Nov 2016 Duration: 01:07:33
    Four years ago, I started volunteering for a popular podcast about software–Software Engineering Radio. For the next two years, I learned about the process of making a quality podcast about engineering. With its emphasis on preparation, ti... Read more →
    Four years ago, I started volunteering for a popular podcast about software–Software Engineering Radio. For the next two years, I learned about the process of making a quality podcast about engineering. With its emphasis on preparation, ti... Read more →

  • Biological Computation with Colin Gravill
    Biological Computation with Colin Gravill
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    Published: 28 Nov 2016 Duration: 58:10
    Biology research at Microsoft is focused on three main areas: molecular programming, synthetic biology, and stem cell biology. At the intersection of biology and computing there are implications for health, medicine, and efficient computin... Read more →
    Biology research at Microsoft is focused on three main areas: molecular programming, synthetic biology, and stem cell biology. At the intersection of biology and computing there are implications for health, medicine, and efficient computin... Read more →

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