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S06E15 Modern Web Podcast - Making Open Source Inclusive With GatsbyJS

S06E15 Modern Web Podcast - Making Open Source Inclusive With GatsbyJS

February 12, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our hosts, Rob Ocel (@robocell) & Jake Dohm (@JakeDohm), as they sit down with special guests, Marcy Sutton, Aisha Blake, and Laurie Barth! 

 

Guests:

Marcy Sutton (@marcysutton) - Head of Learning, GatsbyJS

Aisha Blake (@AishaBlake) - Sr. Software Engineer, GatsbyJS

Laurie Barth (@laurieontech) - Software Engineer, GatsbyJS

 

This episode is sponsored by This Dot Labs.

S06E14 Modern Web Podcast - Web Performance Tips: Images, Video, & Profiling

S06E14 Modern Web Podcast - Web Performance Tips: Images, Video, & Profiling

January 15, 2020

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guest, Douglass Sillars (@Dougsillars).

 

Guests: Douglass Sillars (@Dougsillars) - Freelance Developer Evangelist

 

This episode is sponsored by Syncfusion & This Dot Labs.

S06E13 Modern Web Podcast - Investing in Open Source

S06E13 Modern Web Podcast - Investing in Open Source

December 17, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guests, Moshe Milman (@MosheMilman), Eva Howe (@evahowe), and Chris Whited (@cmwhited) to discuss the the benefits of companies supporting open source!

 

Guests:

Moshe Milman (@MosheMilman) - Co-founder and COO of Applitools

Eva Howe (@evahowe) - Operations Manager at This Dot

Chris Whited (@cmwhited) - Senior Software Engineer for This Dot Labs

 

This episode is sponsored by SyncfusionThis Dot Labs.

S06E12 Modern Web Podcast - Vue 3, Code Education, & the Vue Community

S06E12 Modern Web Podcast - Vue 3, Code Education, & the Vue Community

October 29, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guests, Adam Jahr (@AdamJahr) and Gregg Pollack (@greggpollack) from Vue Mastery.

 

Guests:

Adam Jahr (@AdamJahr) - Instructor at Vue Mastery

Gregg Pollack (@greggpollack) - Instructor at Vue Mastery

 

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

 

 

S06E11 Modern Web Podcast - Mentorship with Ray Gesualdo

S06E11 Modern Web Podcast - Mentorship with Ray Gesualdo

September 17, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), discusses mentorship with Ray Gesualdo (@RayGesualdo).

Guests:
Ray Gesualdo (@RayGesualdo) - Staff UI Engineer, SalesLoft

Topics discussed:

- What has mentorship meant to our careers
- What is mentorship and how does it differ from things like sponsorship or instruction?
- Is it really that hard to start mentorship at your company? What does it take to start a mentorship culture?
- Why the ability to be open, vulnerable, and honest is critical to a successful mentorship relationship
- How do you pick a mentor? What should someone look for in a mentor? What should mentors look for from their mentees?
- Why companies and senior developers need junior developers to advance their own careers and solve for their blindspots.
- How important is it to solicit feedback from others? How do you act on that feedback? How do you better ask for feedback?
- The importance of listening in mentorship relationship and not trying to just "solve" things, and how to work around that as a mentor
- How to negotiate boundaries in mentorship relationships and navigate the power imbalance
- Can someone be junior to mentor?
- How do teams where all developers are considered peers set up successful mentorship programs? Do all mentor relationships need a senior and a junior?
- What is radical honesty, Radical Candor, and ruinous empathy? How to be empathetic but also deliver hard truths and actionable feedback

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

S06E10 Modern Web Podcast - NeuroJavaScript

S06E10 Modern Web Podcast - NeuroJavaScript

September 5, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our host, Rob Ocel, speaks with Alex Castillo about NeuroJavaScript.

Guests:

Alex Castillo (@castillo__io) - Co-founder @ Neurosity

Topics discussed:

- What is Neural JavaScript, neuroimaging, and how do they relate?
- How can this technology help with increase the accessibility of our sites/technology?
- What is the Notion device that Neurosity created? How does it work?
- How does the Notion device separate intentional thoughts to operate interfaces from other thoughts we might have at any point in time?
- What are the limits of these types of technology? Can it really read your thoughts?
- What is the Notion SDK and how can you use this technology in our code?
- What are intents and how do app authors develop new intents or map to existing known intents?
- How does the SDK help app authors glean meaningful insights without being experts in neuroscience?
- How does Neurosity protect user privacy? How important is privacy and ethics with this type of technology?
- If people are interested, how can they learn more about the science of this technology? How can they learn more about Neurosity and the Notion device? How can they get involved in the SDK development? How can they get involved in the community around this technology and science?

 

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

S06E9 Modern Web Podcast - Web Platform Standards Fireside Chat

S06E9 Modern Web Podcast - Web Platform Standards Fireside Chat

August 20, 2019
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our host, Tracy Lee, speaks with Amal Hussein and Jory Burson about the web platform.
S06E8 Modern Web Podcast - Utility-First CSS with Adam Wathan, Sarah Dayan, Jake Dohm, & Rob Ocel

S06E8 Modern Web Podcast - Utility-First CSS with Adam Wathan, Sarah Dayan, Jake Dohm, & Rob Ocel

July 24, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our hosts Rob Ocel & Jake Dohm speak with Adam Wathan and Sarah Dayan about Utility-First CSS.

 

Our Guests:

Adam Wathan (@adamwathan) - Working on Tailwind CSS

Sarah Dayan (@frontstuff_io) - Sr. Software Engineer @ Algolia

  

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

S06E7 Modern Web Podcast - Animations with Lisi Linhart, Matias Niemelä, Jake Dohm, & Rob Ocel

S06E7 Modern Web Podcast - Animations with Lisi Linhart, Matias Niemelä, Jake Dohm, & Rob Ocel

May 15, 2019

In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our hosts Rob Ocel & Jake Dohm speak with Lisi Linhart and Matias Niemelä about animations.

 

Our Guests:

Lisi Linhart (@lisi_linhart) - Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg in the Multimedia Technology course

Matias Niemelä (@yearofmoo) - Angular Core Team @ Google

 

Topics covered:

  • Types of Animations (CSS/JS/etc.)
  • Web Animation API
  • Houdini Animation Workout
  • Framework APIs (Vue/Angular)
  • Tools for building animations
  • Animation performance
  • Micro-interactions
  • Favorite animations

 

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

S06E6 Modern Web Podcast - A Look into Node’s Mentor Program with Ahmad Bamieh, Benjamin Coe, Jennifer Bland, Princiya Sequeira, and Tracy Lee

S06E6 Modern Web Podcast - A Look into Node’s Mentor Program with Ahmad Bamieh, Benjamin Coe, Jennifer Bland, Princiya Sequeira, and Tracy Lee

April 17, 2019

In this episode, we speak to Node mentors and mentees about the Node mentor program, an ongoing program focused on helping get more contributors into the Node ecosystem.

 

Our Guests:

Ahmad Bamieh (@ahmadbamieh), Software Engineer at Elastic who leads the mentor program

Benjamin Coe (@benjamincoe), Developer Programs Engineer Google and Node Collaborator

Jennifer Bland (@ratracegrad), SSR at Stanley Black & Decker

Princiya Sequeira (@princi_ya), Lead front end engineer at smartHelios

 

Topics covered:

- What is the mentor initiative?

- What have been the experiences you went through as a mentor and mentee?

- How do you get involved in mentor program?

- What are the metrics of success that you track for this?

- What advice do you have for mentees to get the most out of a mentorship?

- What can mentors do to facilitate a great mentor program?

 

This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.

 

LINKS:

https://princiya777.wordpress.com/2018/09/09/node-js-diagnostics/

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJlQgygxY7e_7FMBvkUFkUwIPC5vg5OL

https://medium.com/the-node-js-collection/how-i-got-into-node-jennifer-bland-3060d02654b3

https://medium.freecodecamp.org/contributing-to-open-source-is-not-hard-here-is-my-journey-to-contributing-to-nodejs-d10760e31194

https://princiya777.wordpress.com/2018/10/14/node-js-mentorship/