Rank #1: Creating the AGENT Smart Watch with Chris Walker of Secret Labs
Scott is at the MonkeySpace conference talking to Chris Walker about how SecretLabs created the AGENT Smart Watch. A week of battery life, Bluetooth 4 and much more! It runs .NET and you'll be able to write apps for it yourself on an open ecosystem.
Rank #2: March Is For Makers: Electronics and Electricity 101 with Andrew J. Dupree
This week hardware engineer Andrew J. Dupree gives Scott a lesson in Electrical Engineering 101. Andrew has a Master of Science in Computer Hardware Engineering from Stanford and works at Mindtribe on cool hardware and technology strategy. This is the fourth episode in our month-long podcast series March Is For Makers. We're teaming up with CodeNewbie to give you a month of great hardware and maker content. Check us out at http://marchisformakers.com and subscribe to both podcasts!
Rank #3: Redesigning Computer Science 101 Education with Omoju Miller
PhD Candidate Omoju Miller is a Computer Scientist who is working to unlock the joys of Natural Language Processing as applied to rap lyrics. She is finishing her PhD in Computer Science Education and has big ideas about where the field should go. How should we change Computer Science 101 for the next generation of developers?
Rank #4: Removing Bias from AI and Machine Learning with Camille Eddy
Camille Eddy has worked on Robotics and Hardware nearly her whole life. Now she's turning her gaze to how AI and machine learning. In this episode she gets Scott up to speed about how AI/ML work and how cultural bias can teach computers how to think...wrong. What can we do to prevent bias from creeping into our algorithms?
Rank #5: Are you secure? WiFi Honeypots, Pineapples and SSL with Troy Hunt
Scott talks to Security Researcher and Web Developer Troy Hunt about the state of web security. Should I worry when I connect to a wireless network at a coffee shop? How much should I worry and what can I do to protect myself? As a web developer what are the things we most often forget?
Rank #6: An Introduction to the Dart Language with Lars Bak and Kasper Lund
Rank #7: Learning how to be a Wizard Programmer with Julia Evans
Julia Evans has been making comics and zines for years. You've likely learned "How to be a wizard programmer" from one of Julia's comics. She's a software developer at Stripe in her day job and on this episode she talks to Scott about how to effectively teach and learn computer concepts.
Rank #8: Learning WebGL and making 3D HTML Games with David Catuhe and Babylon.js
David Catuhe is the primary author of Babylon.js and an expert in WebGL. Are 3D games really happening on the web? There are more possibilities than you may realize! WebGL really lights up with libraries like three.js and babylon.js.
Rank #10: VsVim: Visual Studio and Vim with Jared Parsons
An unholy alliance or a wonderful combination? Jared Parsons has created what he thinks may be the best of both worlds. VsVim combines the speed and familiarity of Vim with the power and development power of Visual Studio. How did he do it, and why?
Rank #11: On Culture and Remoteness at GitHub with Paul Betts and Justin Spahr-Summers
Scott's in the Bay Area today talking to Paul Betts and Justin Spahr-Summers at GitHub. What is it about GitHub's culture that makes it work so well? Is it tools or culture or both? Are remote workers fully accepted at GitHub?
Rank #13: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence with Edaena Salinas Jasso
Scott talks to Microsoft Research's Edaena Salinas Jasso who explains Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. What are they, what's the difference, and how can I use them to make my users' lives better?
Rank #14: Bitcoin Explained with Rhian Lewis
Rhian is the co-developer of CountMyCrypto and the co-host of London's Bitcoin Women. She sits down with Scott and catches him up on the state of Bitcoin, Altcoin, and some of the tech behind Blockchain technology.
Rank #15: Machine Learning 101 with Paige Bailey
This week on the show Scott talks to Data Scientist and AI expert Paige Bailey. What's the difference between machine learning and deep learning? Do I need to learn R and Python to use machine learning models? Do models need to deploy regularly or can I use them forever? All these questions and more, this week!
Rank #16: How to look smart in meetings and how to be successful without hurting men's feelings with Sarah Cooper
Sarah Cooper spent a decade working in tech at companies like Yahoo! and Google when she stopped it all to focus on comedy! Since then she's become a best selling author, comedian, writer, speaker and general trash-talker. Her book "100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings" is fantastic and her new book "How to Be Successful without Hurting Men's Feelings" has some amazing 1-star reviews from people who have no humor in their lives.
Rank #17: Getting Started with Angular with Jeff Cross
Jeff Cross is one of the Angular original committers and now he's doing Angular Consulting. Jeff talks to Scott about the basics of Angular, how to get started, and some of the core concepts when beginning a new Angular project.
Rank #18: sass.js - An Emscripten Experiment with Rodney Rehm
Rank #19: Designing Video Games with student and game designer Lauren Scott
Scott skypes with Computer Science student and game designer Lauren Scott. Lauren recently spoke at GDC (Game Developers Conference) in San Francisco. Are folks breaking out of the mold with indie games these days? How multi-faceted is video game design and what kinds of skills should one develop?
Rank #20: Bugs Considered Harmful with Douglas Crockford